TORONTO (AP) - Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb, who sustained a concussion when he was hit in the head by a batted ball in June, is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment with Class-A Charlotte on Tuesday.
Cobb, 6-2 with a 3.01 ERA in 13 starts, was cleared on Friday to begin his rehab after throwing 59 pitches in a four inning simulated game at Tampa Bay's spring training complex one day earlier.
Cobb was struck in the right ear by a liner from Kansas City's Eric Hosmer on June 15. He was hospitalized overnight after being carted off the field, and was bothered by vertigo for several weeks.
He began throwing bullpen sessions on July 5 and advanced to pitching to hitters in live batting practice on July 14.
Rays manager Joe Maddon said Cobb will make at least two minor league starts before returning to the majors in early August.

Recent MLB Discussions

MLB Trends Tuesday, May 24 on Tue, May 2016 by Blade
MLB Trends Monday, May 23 on Mon, May 2016 by Blade
MLB Trends Sunday, May 22 on Sun, May 2016 by Blade

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Indians vs. White Sox Prediction The first-place White Sox are struggling but will they pick up a win tonight when they host the Indians at 8:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Orioles vs. Astros Free Pick Are the Orioles a safe bet to beat the Astros tonight when the two teams clash at 8:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Rockies vs. Red Sox Prediction Will David Price lead the Red Sox to their third consecutive victory when the team hosts the Rockies at 7:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Mets vs. Nationals Free Pick Will the Nationals end the Mets’ four-game winning streak when the rivals clash tonight at 7:05PM ET?
Thumbnail Angels vs. Rangers Total Pick Will the Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Angels have a big scoring output in tonight’s MLB contest?
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Team Pages