ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Bay Alex Cobb has struck out 13 in 4 2-3 innings Friday night, becoming the first pitcher in major league history to fan that many batters and fail to make it through the fifth inning.
The right-hander left the game against the San Diego Padres after throwing 117 pitches. He recorded 13 of 14 outs on strikeouts - four of them in the third, when a wild pitch on strike three allowed Will Venable to reach base. The Padres center fielder stole second and third base, then scored on a balk for a 3-0 lead.
Cobb departed after walking Yonder Alonso with two outs in the fifth. The Rays trailed 3-2 at the time.

Recent MLB Discussions

Top MLB Public Bets

#1 969 Boston Red Sox  98%
#3 954 Atlanta Braves  75%
#4 964 Chicago Cubs  67%
#5 956 New York Mets  62%
#6 966 Seattle Mariners  58%

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Yankees Win Total Prediction Lacking in name power like it used to have, will the New York Yankees find a way to scale the AL East standings this season?
Thumbnail Mets Win Total Prediction After a playoff appearance in 2016, will the New York Mets find a way to improve on what they did this season?
Thumbnail MLB Player Futures: Home Run Leader It seems like only yesterday that the Chicago Cubs shattered their 71-year curse by winning the World Series over the Cleveland Indians in thrilling Game 7...
Thumbnail Twins Win Total Prediction Will the Minnesota Twins make any charge in the AL Central this season? Here’s our thoughts on their 2017 campaign.
Thumbnail Brewers Win Total Prediction Did the Milwaukee Brewers do enough this offseason to be competitive in the 2017 season?

MLB Team Pages