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#53
Alex Cobb
ERA W-L K
3.66 12-10 128
Team: Tampa BayHt / Wt: 6-3 / 205 NFBC ADP: 298.45
Position: SPBorn: 10/7/1987 Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 4th Round by Devil Rays (2006)


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Sep. 22 8:32 PM PT9:32 PM MT10:32 PM CT11:32 PM ET23:32 ET3:32 GMT11:32 8:32 PM MST10:32 PM EST11:02 PM VEN7:32 UAE (+1)10:32 PM CT-Alex Cobb improved to 12-10, allowing three runs on nine hits and one walk in 6.0 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Baltimore Orioles 8-3 on Friday. Cobb struck out four, ending the game with a 3.66 ERA and 1.22 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cobb set a career high for wins and has a 2.82 ERA in his last seven starts.
Sep. 17 10:44 PM PT11:44 PM MT12:44 AM CT1:44 AM ET1:44 ET5:44 GMT13:44 10:44 PM MST12:44 AM EST1:14 AM VEN9:44 UAE12:44 AM CT-Alex Cobb fell to 11-10, allowing three runs on six hits in 5.1 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the Boston Red Sox 3-1 on Saturday. Cobb struck out five, ending the game with a 3.63 ERA and 1.21 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cobb wasn't able to duplicate his previous start, when he beat the Red Sox in Fenway Park by throwing five innings of one-run ball. He's still been solid since returning from a toe injury in late August, compiling a 2-2 record and a 2.73 ERA over five starts.
Sep. 10 2:52 PM PT3:52 PM MT4:52 PM CT5:52 PM ET17:52 ET21:52 GMT5:52 2:52 PM MST4:52 PM EST5:22 PM VEN1:52 UAE (+1)4:52 PM CT-Alex Cobb improved to 11-9, allowing one run on four hits and three walks in 5.0 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-1 on Sunday. Cobb struck out five, ending the game with a 3.59 ERA and 1.21 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cobb tied his career high in wins and has a 2.00 ERA in his last five starts while going 2-2.
Sep. 5 10:47 AM PT11:47 AM MT12:47 PM CT1:47 PM ET13:47 ET17:47 GMT1:47 10:47 AM MST12:47 PM EST1:17 PM VEN21:47 UAE12:47 PM CT-Alex Cobb improved to 10-9, allowing one run on three hits and two walks in 5.2 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Minnesota Twins 11-4 on Monday. Cobb struck out seven, ending the game with a 3.64 ERA and 1.20 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cobb has a 2.25 ERA in three starts since coming off the disabled list, striking out 18 in 16 innings.
Aug. 30 12:23 PM PT1:23 PM MT2:23 PM CT3:23 PM ET15:23 ET19:23 GMT3:23 12:23 PM MST2:23 PM EST2:53 PM VEN23:23 UAE2:23 PM CT-Alex Cobb fell to 9-9, allowing three runs on seven hits in 6.0 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Tuesday. Cobb struck out six, ending the game with a 3.72 ERA and 1.21 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 24 2:27 PM PT3:27 PM MT4:27 PM CT5:27 PM ET17:27 ET21:27 GMT5:27 2:27 PM MST4:27 PM EST4:57 PM VEN1:27 UAE (+1)4:27 PM CT-Alex Cobb allowed four hits and one walk without giving up a run in 4.1 innings as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 on Thursday. Cobb struck out five, ending the game with a 3.69 ERA and 1.22 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cobb, making his first start in 19 days, was taken out of the game in the fifth inning after throwing 94 pitches.
Aug. 8 12:54 PM PT1:54 PM MT2:54 PM CT3:54 PM ET15:54 ET19:54 GMT3:54 12:54 PM MST2:54 PM EST3:24 PM VEN23:54 UAE2:54 PM CT-Cobb (turf toe) returned to the Rays' rotation Thursday against Toronto following a successful bullpen session Saturday.
Analysis: Cobb was hoping to be back after spending the minimum 10 days on the disabled list, but he'll end up missing twice as much time due to ongoing discomfort in his right big toe. Cobb will be pitching Thursday at home, where he's 4-1 with a 1.73 ERA in his last six starts, and he has a 2.29 ERA in three outings versus the Blue Jays since the start of 2016.
Aug. 5 6:54 PM PT7:54 PM MT8:54 PM CT9:54 PM ET21:54 ET1:54 GMT9:54 6:54 PM MST8:54 PM EST9:24 PM VEN5:54 UAE (+1)8:54 PM CT-Cobb fell to 9-8, allowing one run on five hits and one walk in 6.0 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 on Saturday.
Analysis: Cobb struck out six, ending the game with a 3.80 ERA and 1.22 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 1 9:21 PM PT10:21 PM MT11:21 PM CT12:21 AM ET0:21 ET4:21 GMT12:21 9:21 PM MST11:21 PM EST11:51 PM VEN8:21 UAE11:21 PM CT-Cobb fell to 9-7, allowing eight runs on nine hits and two walks in 3.0 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the Houston Astros 14-7 on Monday. Cobb did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 3.89 ERA and 1.23 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: He'd been pitching well lately, allowing just five runs combined and going 3-0 in his past four starts.
July 26 12:46 PM PT1:46 PM MT2:46 PM CT3:46 PM ET15:46 ET19:46 GMT3:46 12:46 PM MST2:46 PM EST3:16 PM VEN23:46 UAE2:46 PM CT-Alex Cobb improved to 9-6, allowing one run on four hits and one walk in 7.0 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Wednesday. Cobb struck out six, ending the game with a 3.46 ERA and 1.17 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cobb is 3-0 with a 1.48 ERA over his last four starts, completing at least seven innings in all four.
July 21 7:49 PM PT8:49 PM MT9:49 PM CT10:49 PM ET22:49 ET2:49 GMT10:49 7:49 PM MST9:49 PM EST10:19 PM VEN6:49 UAE (+1)9:49 PM CT-Alex Cobb allowed three runs on five hits in 8.0 innings as the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Friday. Cobb struck out four, ending the game with a 3.57 ERA and 1.20 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Despite allowing the tying homer in the ninth, Cobb was excellent again. He's 4-1 with a 2.35 ERA in his last eight starts, completing seven innings in five of his past six.
July 16 8:41 AM PT9:41 AM MT10:41 AM CT11:41 AM ET11:41 ET15:41 GMT23:41 8:41 AM MST10:41 AM EST11:11 AM VEN19:41 UAE10:41 AM CT-Alex Cobb improved to 8-6, allowing one run on six hits and three walks in 7.2 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Los Angeles Angels 6-3 on Saturday. Cobb struck out four, ending the game with a 3.59 ERA and 1.24 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: The right-hander has been a model of consistency for the Rays of late. Cobb is 4-1 with a 2.19 ERA while notching a quality start in six of his last seven outings, and he's pitched into the seventh inning in each of his past six starts. He'll next face the Rangers at home on Friday.
July 8 7:37 PM PT8:37 PM MT9:37 PM CT10:37 PM ET22:37 ET2:37 GMT10:37 7:37 PM MST9:37 PM EST10:07 PM VEN6:37 UAE (+1)9:37 PM CT-Cobb improved to 7-6, allowing two hits and one walk over 7.2 scoreless innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Boston Red Sox 1-0 on Saturday. Cobb struck out three, ending the game with a 3.75 ERA and 1.24 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cobb retired 11 straight over one stretch.
July 2 3:39 PM PT4:39 PM MT5:39 PM CT6:39 PM ET18:39 ET22:39 GMT6:39 3:39 PM MST5:39 PM EST6:09 PM VEN2:39 UAE (+1)5:39 PM CT-Alex Cobb fell to 6-6, allowing seven runs - six earned - on six hits and one walk in 6.1 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the Baltimore Orioles 7-1 on Sunday. Cobb struck out three, ending the game with a 4.01 ERA and 1.30 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cobb held the Pirates to two hits over eight scoreless innings in his previous start and entered Sunday's outing with a 1.63 ERA over his past four outings, so this was clearly a step back. The right-hander will try to bounce back in Saturday's home meeting with the Red Sox, a team he beat in Boston on May 12 by allowing three earned runs in 6 1/3 innings.
June 27 8:08 PM PT9:08 PM MT10:08 PM CT11:08 PM ET23:08 ET3:08 GMT11:08 8:08 PM MST10:08 PM EST10:38 PM VEN7:08 UAE (+1)10:08 PM CT-Alex Cobb allowed two hits and one walk without giving up a run in 8.0 innings as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Tuesday. Cobb struck out four, ending the game with a 3.73 ERA and 1.31 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Josh Harrison broke up Cobb's no-hit attempt when he led off the seventh with a base hit. Cobb has been on a nice run, going 2-0 with a 1.63 ERA in his last four starts.
June 20 8:11 PM PT9:11 PM MT10:11 PM CT11:11 PM ET23:11 ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST10:41 PM VEN7:11 UAE (+1)10:11 PM CT-Alex Cobb improved to 6-5, allowing two runs on eight hits and two walks in 7.0 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 on Tuesday. Cobb struck out six, ending the game with a 4.05 ERA and 1.39 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cobb is 2-0 with a 2.29 ERA in three straight quality starts.
June 15 8:05 PM PT9:05 PM MT10:05 PM CT11:05 PM ET23:05 ET3:05 GMT11:05 8:05 PM MST10:05 PM EST10:35 PM VEN7:05 UAE (+1)10:05 PM CT-Alex Cobb allowed three runs - two earned - on eight hits and two walks in 6.2 innings as the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Thursday.
Analysis: Cobb struck out three, ending the game with a 4.17 ERA and 1.39 WHIP on the season.
June 9 8:02 PM PT9:02 PM MT10:02 PM CT11:02 PM ET23:02 ET3:02 GMT11:02 8:02 PM MST10:02 PM EST10:32 PM VEN7:02 UAE (+1)10:02 PM CT-Alex Cobb improved to 5-5, allowing one run on four hits and one walk in 6.0 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Oakland Athletics 13-4 on Friday. Cobb struck out five, ending the game with a 4.29 ERA and 1.38 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cobb was coming off a start Saturday at Seattle in which he allowed nine runs and 14 hits over five innings.
June 4 9:14 AM PT10:14 AM MT11:14 AM CT12:14 PM ET12:14 ET16:14 GMT0:14 9:14 AM MST11:14 AM EST11:44 AM VEN20:14 UAE11:14 AM CT-Alex Cobb fell to 4-5, allowing nine runs on 14 hits and two walks in 5.0 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the Seattle Mariners 9-2 on Saturday. Cobb struck out three, ending the game with a 4.52 ERA and 1.43 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Both the nine runs and 14 hits were career highs.
May 28 7:14 PM PT8:14 PM MT9:14 PM CT10:14 PM ET22:14 ET2:14 GMT10:14 7:14 PM MST9:14 PM EST9:44 PM VEN6:14 UAE (+1)9:14 PM CT-Alex Cobb allowed one run on six hits and three walks in 5.0 innings as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Minnesota Twins 8-6 on Sunday. Cobb struck out six, ending the game with a 3.67 ERA and 1.30 WHIP on the season.
May 23 7:43 PM PT8:43 PM MT9:43 PM CT10:43 PM ET22:43 ET2:43 GMT10:43 7:43 PM MST9:43 PM EST10:13 PM VEN6:43 UAE (+1)9:43 PM CT-Alex Cobb fell to 4-4, allowing four runs on seven hits and three walks in 7.1 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the Los Angeles Angels 4-0 on Tuesday. Cobb struck out five, ending the game with a 3.82 ERA and 1.26 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cobb went 3-1 with a 2.78 ERA in his previous five starts.
May 17 3:11 PM PT4:11 PM MT5:11 PM CT6:11 PM ET18:11 ET22:11 GMT6:11 3:11 PM MST5:11 PM EST5:41 PM VEN2:11 UAE (+1)5:11 PM CT-Alex Cobb improved to 4-3, allowing three runs on six hits and one walk in 7.0 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Cleveland Indians 7-4 on Wednesday. Cobb struck out seven, ending the game with a 3.67 ERA and 1.24 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cobb has notched four straight quality starts and is next scheduled to take the ball Tuesday against the Angels - a team he has not faced since 2012.
May 12 7:43 PM PT8:43 PM MT9:43 PM CT10:43 PM ET22:43 ET2:43 GMT10:43 7:43 PM MST9:43 PM EST10:13 PM VEN6:43 UAE (+1)9:43 PM CT-Alex Cobb improved to 3-3, allowing four runs - three earned - on four hits and three walks in 6.1 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Friday. Cobb struck out five, ending the game with a 3.65 ERA and 1.28 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cobb's final line doesn't reflect how well he pitched, as he was working on a shutout until faltering in the seventh inning. The right-hander has had a very strong month thus far, compiling a 2-1 record and a 2.21 ERA over his three May starts.
May 7 1:40 PM PT2:40 PM MT3:40 PM CT4:40 PM ET16:40 ET20:40 GMT4:40 1:40 PM MST3:40 PM EST4:10 PM VEN0:40 UAE (+1)3:40 PM CT-Cobb fell to 2-3, allowing two runs on four hits and two walks in 8.0 innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Sunday.
Analysis: Cobb struck out three, ending the game with a 3.56 ERA and 1.30 WHIP on the season.
May 2 8:33 PM PT9:33 PM MT10:33 PM CT11:33 PM ET23:33 ET3:33 GMT11:33 8:33 PM MST10:33 PM EST11:03 PM VEN7:33 UAE (+1)10:33 PM CT-Alex Cobb improved to 2-2, allowing four hits and two walks over 6.0 scoreless innings, as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Miami Marlins 3-1 on Tuesday. Cobb struck out two, ending the game with a 3.86 ERA and 1.43 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: He's allowed two earned runs in 11 innings over his last two starts.
Apr. 10 2:51 PM PT3:51 PM MT4:51 PM CT5:51 PM ET17:51 ET21:51 GMT5:51 2:51 PM MST4:51 PM EST5:21 PM VEN1:51 UAE (+1)4:51 PM CT-Cobb gave up five runs - including a pair of homers - over 7 1/3 innings in the Rays' 8-1 loss to the Yankees on Monday.
Analysis: Cobb was much better in the opener, holding the Yankees to one run, but he still looks like he has very bright potential on this staff.
Apr. 10 2:51 PM PT3:51 PM MT4:51 PM CT5:51 PM ET17:51 ET21:51 GMT5:51 2:51 PM MST4:51 PM EST5:21 PM VEN1:51 UAE (+1)4:51 PM CT-Cobb gave up five runs - including a pair of homers - over 7 1/3 innings in the Rays' 8-1 loss to the Yankees on Monday.
Analysis: Cobb was much better in the opener, holding the Yankees to one run, but he still looks like he has very bright potential on this staff.
Apr. 5 8:07 PM PT9:07 PM MT10:07 PM CT11:07 PM ET23:07 ET3:07 GMT11:07 8:07 PM MST10:07 PM EST10:37 PM VEN7:07 UAE (+1)10:07 PM CT-Cobb (1-0) pitched into the sixth inning on Wednesday, continuing his comeback from Tommy John surgery that sidelined him most of the past two seasons. Building on five starts he made late last year, the right-hander allowed one run and four hits in 5 2/3 innings to beat the Yankees.
Analysis: Cobb was outstanding before getting hurt, and he could be a sleeper pick up for fantasy owners.
Mar. 26 9:20 AM PT10:20 AM MT11:20 AM CT12:20 PM ET12:20 ET16:20 GMT0:20 9:20 AM MST11:20 AM EST11:50 AM VEN20:20 UAE11:20 AM CT-Cobb has been scratched from a start in a minor league game due to left lower back tightness. Cobb was scheduled to pitch in an intrasquad game Sunday.
Analysis: Cobb returned from Tommy John surgery late last season and is trying to regain the pre-injury form that had him on track to be the opening-day starter in 2015. Shortstop Tim Beckham didn't play in the Yankees' game because of hip flexor tightness.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2011 TB 3 2 0 - 0 9 9 0 52.2 49 21 20 3 21 1 37 1.33 3.42
2012 TB 11 9 0 - 0 23 23 2 136.1 130 67 61 11 40 2 106 1.25 4.03
2013 TB 11 3 0 - 0 22 22 1 143.1 120 46 44 13 45 4 134 1.15 2.76
2014 TB 10 9 0 - 0 27 27 0 166.1 142 56 53 11 47 1 149 1.14 2.87
2016 TB 1 2 0 - 0 5 5 0 22.0 32 22 21 5 7 0 16 1.77 8.59
2017 TB 12 10 0 - 0 29 29 0 179.1 175 78 73 22 44 2 128 1.22 3.66
Career 48 35 0 - 0 115 115 3 700.0 648 290 272 65 204 10 570 1.22 3.50

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 TB 22 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2014 TB 27 8 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .125 .222 .250
2017 TB 29 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 115 17 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 .059 .111 .118

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2013 TB Total 1 0 0 - 0 2 2 0 11.2 13 3 2 0 3 0 10 1.54
    WC 1 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.2 8 0 0 0 1 0 5 0.00
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.0 5 3 2 0 2 0 5 3.60
Career 1 0 0 - 0 2 2 0 11.2 13 3 2 0 3 0 10 1.54


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 1468 94 89 91.7 51.54
Curveball 971 84 77 80.6 34.09
Split-Finger 409 89 83 85.7 14.36

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