03/07 15:20 CST Cobb throws 3 shutout innings, Rays beat Blue Jays
Cobb throws 3 shutout innings, Rays beat Blue Jays
DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) --- Alex Cobb tossed three scoreless innings as the Tampa
Bay Rays defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Friday.
Cobb, who did not allow any runs over 1 2-3 innings in his first start against
Minnesota, gave up two hits, struck out one and walked one.
The right-hander allowed back-to-back singles to Melky Cabrera and Jose
Bautista in the first, but then retired eight straight batters, seven on
groundballs. Cobb was pulled one batter into the fourth.
Blue Jays starter Mark Buehrle made his second start of the spring. The
left-hander gave up one run and four hits in three innings.
Kevin Kiermaier hit a two-run homer in the Rays fourth. Wil Myers added an RBI
single in the fifth.
The game included a replay review by umpires with one out in the ninth when
Toronto's Munenori Kawasaki was called out at first base. The call was