Rays expected to activate Cobb vs. A's Thursday

Rays expected to activate Cobb vs. A's Thursday
May 19, 2014, 2:45 pm
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Alex Cobb started the season 1-1, with a 1.89 ERA in 19.0 innings pitched for the Rays before going to the DL. (USATSI)

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Out since mid-April with a strained oblique muscle, Rays right-hander Alex Cobb is scheduled to come off the disabled list Thursday to start against the A’s.

Cobb was off to a very strong start before the injury and tossed five shutout innings in a minor-league rehab start Saturday at Single-A, striking out nine batters and throwing 46 of 64 pitches for strikes.

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