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  1. Alex Cobb undergoes Tommy John surgery

    May 14, 2015, 6:17 PM EDT

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    Cobb’s season is now officially over and he’ll likely be out of the mix until late in the 2016 season.

  2. Matt Moore nearing minor league rehab assignment

    May 12, 2015, 10:37 PM EDT

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    Tampa Bay’s management and medical staff have mapped out a timetable for Matt Moore that should get the 25-year-old lefty back in the Rays’ starting rotation around the first or second week of June.

  3. Rays ace Alex Cobb to undergo Tommy John elbow surgery

    May 8, 2015, 3:49 PM EDT

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    Cobb posted a sub-3.00 ERA in each of the past two seasons and has a 3.21 ERA in 499 career innings.

  4. Matt Moore set to face live hitters for the first time since his Tommy John elbow surgery

    May 3, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT

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    Moore is scheduled throw around 20 pitches to his Tampa Bay teammates before their series finale on Sunday afternoon against the Orioles.

  5. Matt Moore cleared to throw to hitters for first time since Tommy John surgery

    May 2, 2015, 1:50 PM EDT

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    The Rays are hoping that Moore will be ready to return around the middle of June.

  6. Rays get Erasmo Ramirez from M’s for Mike Montgomery

    Mar 31, 2015, 10:26 PM EDT

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    As first reported by beat writer Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, the Rays have acquired right-handed starter Erasmo Ramirez from the Mariners in exchange for left-hander Mike Montgomery.

  7. 2015 Preview: Tampa Bay Rays

    Mar 31, 2015, 4:42 PM EDT

    Kevin Cash

    Why is this man smiling when his team appears to be destined for last place?

  8. Matt Moore throws off mound for first time since getting Tommy John elbow surgery

    Jan 27, 2015, 10:50 PM EDT

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    Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times has the update …

  9. Matt Moore aiming for a June return

    Jan 14, 2015, 4:37 PM EDT

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    Moore remains on schedule for a June return.

  10. Matt Moore throws for first time since Tommy John surgery

    Sep 9, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

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    From Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times comes word that Rays left-hander Matt Moore played catch Monday for the first time since undergoing Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery back in April. Moore made around 25 throws from a distance of 50 feet, and Topkin says the 25-year-old had a “big smile on his face” after the successful workout.

  11. Matt Moore cleared to play catch five months after Tommy John surgery

    Sep 4, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

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    It’s the first major step in a long road back for Moore, who prior to blowing out his elbow had emerged as one of the best young pitchers in baseball.

  12. Henderson Alvarez leaves start with stiff right elbow

    May 28, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT

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    The elbow injury epidemic simply can’t be stopped. CSNWashington.com’s Mark Zuckerman reports that Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez was removed from his start Wednesday night against the Nationals after experiencing stiffness in his pitching elbow.

  13. Astros’ Jose Cisnero needs Tommy John surgery

    May 13, 2014, 10:58 PM EDT

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    He doesn’t quite carry the profile of a Kris Medlen or Jose Fernandez or A.J. Griffin or Matt Moore, but you can add Astros reliever Jose Cisnero to the long list of young pitchers requiring Tommy John surgery. CSN Houston’s Julia Morales reports that Cisnero is scheduled to undergo the reconstructive elbow procedure next week in Texas.

  14. Matt Moore undergoes Tommy John surgery

    Apr 22, 2014, 7:07 PM EDT

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    Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports that Rays left-hander Matt Moore underwent Tommy John reconstructive surgery, as scheduled, Tuesday on his pitching elbow. The procedure was conducted by Dr. James Andrews and deemed a success.

  15. Ivan Nova diagnosed with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow

    Apr 20, 2014, 10:49 AM EDT

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    Yankees starter Ivan Nova has been diagnosed with a partially-torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow — an injury that almost always leads to Tommy John surgery.

  16. Matt Moore to undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery

    Apr 15, 2014, 12:02 AM EDT

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    Another talented young arm is headed for surgery.

  17. Alex Cobb lands on disabled list with left oblique strain

    Apr 13, 2014, 11:12 AM EDT

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    Rays starter Alex Cobb shut out the Reds for seven innings in Saturday’s 1-0 win and has now gone 15 1/3 innings without allowing a run. But it’s going to be a while before he can try to extend that streak.

  18. Rays to move Cesar Ramos to rotation, add Erik Bedard to bullpen

    Apr 11, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

    Erik Bedard

    The Rays make an alteration to their starting rotation sans Matt Moore and add a veteran to their bullpen.

  19. Matt Moore has a torn UCL

    Apr 10, 2014, 9:46 AM EDT

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    Yet another young starter staring down the barrel of Tommy John surgery.

  20. Matt Moore placed on disabled list with left elbow injury, will visit Dr. James Andrews

    Apr 8, 2014, 6:59 PM EDT

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    Concerning news here on Rays left-hander Matt Moore, who left his start Monday against the Royals due to left elbow discomfort and was officially placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday …

  21. Matt Moore exits start with left elbow soreness

    Apr 7, 2014, 10:54 PM EDT

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    Rays left-hander Matt Moore left his start this evening with elbow soreness and will undergo an MRI.

  22. 2014 Preview: Tampa Bay Rays

    Mar 28, 2014, 1:25 AM EDT

    Evan Longoria

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Tampa Bay Rays. The Big Question: Is this a championship offense? The Rays have led the American League in ERA…

  23. Matt Moore okay after taking comebacker to the face

    Mar 23, 2014, 7:02 PM EDT

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    In the fourth inning of Sunday afternoon’s start against the Red Sox, Matt Moore took a comebacker to the face off of the bat of Xander Bogaerts. Moore appeared to at least partially deflect the ball and had the presence of mind to chase after the ball and throw out Bogaerts at first base to…

  24. The Rays’ all just wasn’t quite enough

    Oct 9, 2013, 12:58 AM EDT

    Will Middlebrooks, Yunel Escobar

    The Rays used 22 of their 25 players in Tuesday’s loss, and they were one inning away from turning to their Game 5 starter. Still, no matter how much Joe Maddon maneuvered, there was no outgunning the Red Sox this week. It was plenty close. The Rays got the break they needed in the second…

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