Rays' Alex Cobb throws third rehab start for Charlotte
AUG 09, 2013 10:49p ET
He threw 4 1/3 innings (78 pitches) and allowed three runs, five hits and struck out five batters against the Ft. Myers Miracle, a Minnesota Twins affiliate.
The Tampa Bay Rays right-hander has eyed a mid-August return to the majors, possibly during the upcoming six-game homestand that begins next Tuesday against the Seattle Mariners.
Cobb, 25, last pitched for the Rays on June 15, when he sustained a mild concussion after a line drive off the bat of the Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer struck him on the right ear. He was placed on the concussion disabled list a day later.
Cobb is 6-2 with a 3.01 ERA in 13 starts this season.
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