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17 Alex Cobb SP

Baltimore Orioles

Fantasy Stats
ROST%START%
16%6%
Key Stats
IPWLSVERAKSBB
52.12504.33818
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2019BAL0210.9530000012.12116159028
2020BAL123.7360000031.1271413511022

Player Updates

September 25, 2020 02:48 AM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Cruises to second win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb (2-5) picked up the win in Thursday's 13-1 rout of the Red Sox, allowing one run on six hits and two walks over seven innings, He struck out four.

The right-hander gave up his only run in the fifth inning, at which point the O's already held an 8-0 lead. Cobb finished the season on a high note, delivering quality starts in each of his final two outings, and with one year remaining on his current contract his 4.30 ERA and 38:18 K:BB through 52.1 innings should keep him in Baltimore's rotation plans to begin 2021.

September 19, 2020 09:24 AM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Modest effort in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb (1-5) allowed two runs on four hits and three walks while striking out five across six innings as he took the loss Friday against the Rays.

Cobb was able to keep his team in the game the whole way through as his only mistakes were allowing RBI singles to Nate Lowe in the first inning and Brandon Lowe in the third inning. Unfortunately for him, Tyler Glasnow and the Rays' bullpen were locked in all night and would only allow the Orioles to muster up one run on the night. Cobb has not won a game since his first start of the season but has kept his numbers in check with a 4.76 ERA and 1.37 WHIP across 45.1 innings. The southpaw is set to take the mound Thursday in a road matchup against the Red Sox.

September 11, 2020 10:48 PM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Hit hard by Yankees
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb (1-4) took the loss in the first game of Friday's doubleheader against the Yankees, coughing up five runs on seven hits -- including three home runs -- and a walk over four innings. He struck out three.

The right-hander's first start since Aug. 29 went poorly to say the least, as the Yankees took Cobb deep twice in the first inning before he was able to record an out. It's the first time in eight outings he's served up multiple homers, and the rough return to action pushed his ERA above 5.00 for the first time this season.

September 11, 2020 01:36 PM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Activated ahead of start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb (undisclosed) was activated from the injured list to start Game 1 of Friday's doubleheader against the Yankees.

The 32-year-old is officially serving as the 29th man for the twin bill, but Baltimore will simply demote another player after the second game. Cobb had a 4.33 ERA, 1.33 WHIP and 24:12 K:BB through 35.1 innings before missing the past week with the unspecified issue.

September 11, 2020 10:48 AM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Scheduled to start Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb (undisclosed) will start Friday's game against the Yankees, Steve Melewski of MASNSports.com reports.

Cobb was placed on the injured list for an undisclosed reason Sept. 4, but manager Brandon Hyde said that Cobb will take the mound Friday if he clears intake protocols. The right-hander has struggled a bit over his last three starts, recording a 6.32 ERA and 1.66 WHIP over 15.2 innings during that time.

September 9, 2020 08:48 PM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Could return later this week
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Manager Brandon Hyde hopes Cobb (undisclosed) will return from the injured list by the end of the week, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.

The veteran right-hander was a late scratch for his scheduled start last Friday due to the unspecified issue, but the potential for a quick return from the injured list likely means it's related to the league's protocols for issues involving exposure to COVID-19. The Orioles have confirmed their starting pitchers through Thursday, so Cobb could be reinstated to start as early as Friday against the Yankees.

September 4, 2020 01:36 PM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Lands on injured list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb was placed on the injured list for unspecified reasons Friday.

The 32-year-old was scheduled to start Game 1 of Friday's doubleheader against the Yankees, but he's now sidelined by the undisclosed issue. Given the lack of information regarding his status, it's unclear when Cobb is expected to return.

August 30, 2020 10:04 AM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Surrenders four earned runs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb (1-3) allowed five runs (four earned) on eight hits and two walks while striking out two across four innings to take the loss Saturday against the Blue Jays.

Cobb ran into trouble early, getting two outs in the first inning before allowing three consecutive batters to reach base and two runners to cross the plate. He settled in until the fourth frame, when he was tagged for three additional runs. Cobb has largely been effective this season, surrendering three or fewer earned runs in five of his seven starts. On the other hand, he's now been charged with 11 runs across his last last three outings, spanning 15.2 frames. Overall, he has a 4.33 ERA with a 24:12 K:BB across 35.1 innings for the season. Cobb is in line to take his next turn through the rotation Friday against the Yankees.

August 23, 2020 07:20 PM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Allows two earned runs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb allowed two earned runs on six hits and a walk while striking out one across five innings Saturday against the Red Sox. He did not factor into the decision.

Cobb threw four clean innings, only running into trouble in his final frame, when he surrendered a solo home run to Jackie Bradley and consecutive doubles to account for his two earned runs. While he wasn't particularly deceptive, Cobb stayed out of trouble by recording nine groundouts. Cobb has had a nice start to the campaign, earning a 3.73 ERA across six starts and 31.1 innings. He's currently projected to take his next turn through the rotation Friday at Toronto.

August 18, 2020 07:32 AM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Jolted by Jays
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb (1-2) took the loss Monday as the Orioles fell 7-2 to the Blue Jays, coughing up five runs on eight hits and a walk over 6.2 innings. He struck out four.

While this was Cobb's longest outing yet in 2020, there weren't many other positives to take away from this performance. The right-hander threw 57 of 88 pitches for strikes, and the big blow against him was a three-run blast in the third inning by Randal Grichuk, the fourth homer Cobb has served up in only 26.1 innings. He'll carry a 3.76 ERA into his next start Saturday, at home against the Red Sox.

August 12, 2020 12:20 AM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Holds Phillies in check
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb allowed three runs (two earned) on three hits and two walks while striking out two across 5.1 innings Tuesday against the Phillies. He did not factor into the decision.

Cobb mowed down the first six batters he faced, with only one ball leaving the infield. While he was brushed up a bit in the third inning, the only major damage was done on a solo home run by Jay Bruce to lead off the fifth frame. Cobb threw 71 pitches -- 49 of which went for strikes -- but was able to work efficiently by generating 11 groundouts. He has maintained a 2.75 ERA across 19.2 frames, though his 17:8 K:B suggests trouble may on the horizon. Cobb is scheduled to take his next turn through the rotation Sunday against the Nationals.

August 6, 2020 12:20 PM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Handed tough loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb (0-1) took the loss during Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Marlins after allowing one runs on two hits with seven strikeouts and three walks over five innings.

Te only scoring of the game came on Brian Anderson's fourth-inning, solo homer, but that one swing proved to be enough to saddle Cobb with the loss. The right-hander hasn't been able to work deep into games through his first three starts with only 14.1 innings pitched, but he still has a 2.50 ERA, 1.12 WHIP and 15:6 K:BB. He's next scheduled to take the mound next week in Philadelphia.

August 1, 2020 12:56 AM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Inefficient in no-decision
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb didn't factor into the decision in Friday's 6-3 win over the Rays, giving up two runs on four hits and three walks over four innings. He struck out two.

The right-hander got enough run support to pick up the win, as the O's launched three homers on the night, but Cobb couldn't last long enough to qualify -- he needed a whopping 87 pitches (53 strikes) just to record 12 outs. Through two starts to begin the season he has an encouraging 2.89 ERA and 8:3 K:BB over 9.1 innings. Cobb will face a tough challenge in his next outing, however, at home against the Yankees on Wednesday.

July 25, 2020 09:00 PM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Earns win in season debut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb (1-0) earned the win against the Red Sox on Saturday after allowing one run on four hits and zero walks while striking out six over 5.1 innings

The veteran right-hander cruised through five frames with a three-hit shutout, but he was pulled at 78 pitches with one out during the sixth inning after surrendering a solo homer to Mitch Moreland. It's his first victory since 2018 after making just three starts last season before going down with an injury. Cobb will look to secure his second victory of the young season Friday against the Rays.

July 23, 2020 11:08 PM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Starting second game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb will start in Saturday's game against the Red Sox, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.

Cobb had a locked-in rotation spot for the shortened 2020 season, and he'll start behind Tommy Milone in the team's opening series. The 32-year-old dealt with back and hip injuries in 2019 that limited him to just three starts all season, but he appears to be back to full health heading into this season. Over 31 starts in the last two seasons with the Orioles, Cobb has 5-17 record with a 5.36 ERA and 110:45 K:BB over 164.2 innings.

July 6, 2020 02:32 PM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Throws four innings
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb threw four innings of live batting practice Monday at Oriole Park, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.

Cobb and Wade LeBlanc each threw four innings as they ramp up their workloads in this controlled environment. The 32-year-old righty has a locked in spot in Baltimore's rotation. He is coming off a lost 2019 season where he only made three MLB starts due to back and hip issues.

March 15, 2020 03:48 PM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Moves past blister
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb (finger) completed a simulated game Thursday, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.

Cobb developed a blister earlier in the week that resulted in him being scratched from his scheduled Grapefruit League outing, but his ability to face hitters in a controlled setting implies that the affected finger isn't much of a concern. With the MLB regular season having now been pushed back at least two weeks, Cobb's blister should be completely healed by the time the Orioles reconvene for workouts.

March 11, 2020 05:48 PM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Scratched with blister
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb was scratched from his scheduled start Thursday against the Twins due to a blister, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.

Blisters tend to come with uncertain timelines, but the Orioles don't seem particularly concerned with this one. Cobb will pitch in a simulated game instead, and manager Brandon Hyde indicated the right-hander would be able to pitch through the issue if it occurred during the regular season. It doesn't sound as though Cobb is under any serious risk of opening the season on the injured list.

February 8, 2020 12:52 PM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: Ready for camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cobb (hip) will not have any restrictions when spring training begins for Orioles pitchers and catchers Tuesday, Zachary Silver of MLB.com reports.

Cobb underwent hip surgery in June but will not be limited for spring training according to manager Brandon Hyde. Despite throwing only 12.1 innings and accruing a 10.95 ERA in 2019, Cobb is expected to open the season as the team's No. 2 starter.

June 16, 2019 10:32 PM
Orioles' Alex Cobb: No complications with surgery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Manager Brandon Hyde confirmed Sunday that Cobb (hip) underwent successful surgery earlier in the weekend, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports.

The procedure officially spells an end to Cobb's season after he made three unproductive starts for the Orioles. surrendering 15 runs over 12.1 innings in those outings. Baltimore would surely like a mulligan after signing Cobb to a four-year, $57 million contract last March with the expectation that he would serve as the staff ace. Cobb, who is expected to be back to full strength by next spring, has gone 5-17 with a 5.36 ERA, 1.45 WHIP and 6.0 K/9 over 31 starts the past two seasons.

Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs LHB 5.100 6.75010
vs RHB 7.000 14.14018
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
8/11@PHI0005.13222
8/17TOR0106.28514
8/22BOS0005.06211
8/29@TOR0104.08422
9/11@NYY0104.07515
9/18TB0106.04235
9/24@BOS1007.06124
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Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2020BAL254.301010000052.3522725821838
2019BAL0210.9533000012.32116159028
2018BAL5154.9028281000152.3172938324443102
2017TB12103.6629290000179.3175787322644128
2016TB128.5955000022.032222150716
2015TB00---0000000.00000000
2014TB1092.870270000166.31425653111047149
2013TB1132.770221000143.3120464413345134
2012TB1194.030232100136.3130676111940106
2011TB323.4509000052.7492120312137
Total55573.8801564100917.089342639510635267718
More Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGWHIPPAMB9
2020BAL083332.5000001.2521.33822612.38
2019BAL019101.9000000.3621.8656016.78
2018BAL51951451.3000014.2841.41166112.94
2017TB22161731.2000518.2541.22174211.29
2016TB031181.7000000.3371.77310415.95
2015TB000---00000------0---
2014TB12001331.50122208.2311.13868110.78
2013TB4184922.00124215.2281.15357810.57
2012TB2192922.10192118.2541.24956911.84
2011TB169471.50110002.2441.34122412.24
Total1511897431.60732210436.2541.265384511.73
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamINNGPGSCGWLSVSOBBHERAWHIP
2006R-Princeton 8.26100008395.491.463
2007A-Hudson Val 81.1161605606231783.551.344
2008A-Columbus139.22525097097351133.301.063
2009AFA-Charlotte124.024230850107311163.051.185
2010AA-Montgomery Biscuits119.023220750128351202.721.302
2011AAA-Durham Bulls 67.0121205107016611.881.149
2012AAA-Durham Bulls 41.18801404418444.161.508
2013AFA-Charlotte Stone Crab 8.13300108484.441.482
2014AFA-Charlotte Stone Crab 5.01101009030.000.600
2016AFA-Charlotte Stone Crab 6.24400205377.261.613
2016AAA-Durham Bulls 15.0440010105246.601.933
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/205
Birthdate:
10/7/1987
Age:
32
Hometown:
Boston, MA
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Baltimore Orioles
College:

MLB Experience:
9