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Alex Cobb

Alexander Miller Cobb (twitter: @Acobb53)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: October 7, 1987 in Boston, MA
High School: Vero Beach HS (Vero Beach, FL)
Drafted
by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 4th round of the 2006 amateur draft.
Signed July 20, 2006. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 1, 2011 (Age 23)
Team: Rays 2011-2014
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$517k (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 2.061, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: ACES (Sam & Seth Levinson) [*]
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Standard Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
2011 23 TBR AL 3 2 .600 3.42 3.61 9 9 0 0 0 0 52.2 49 21 20 3 21 1 37 1 0 2 224 111 1.329 8.4 0.5 3.6 6.3 1.76
2012 24 TBR AL 11 9 .550 4.03 3.67 23 23 0 2 1 0 136.1 130 67 61 11 40 2 106 9 1 8 569 96 1.247 8.6 0.7 2.6 7.0 2.65
2013 25 TBR AL 11 3 .786 2.76 3.36 22 22 0 1 0 0 143.1 120 46 44 13 45 4 134 3 1 5 578 139 1.151 7.5 0.8 2.8 8.4 2.98
2014 26 TBR AL 1 1 .500 1.89 3.21 3 3 0 0 0 0 19.0 12 4 4 1 5 0 14 1 0 2 73 199 0.895 5.7 0.5 2.4 6.6 2.80
4 Yrs 26 15 .634 3.30 3.51 57 57 0 3 1 0 351.1 311 138 129 28 111 7 291 14 2 17 1444 116 1.201 8.0 0.7 2.8 7.5 2.62
162 Game Avg. 16 9 .634 3.30 3.51 34 34 0 2 1 0 210 186 82 77 17 66 4 174 8 1 10 861 116 1.201 8.0 0.7 2.8 7.5 2.62

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2011 23 TBR AL 52.2 9 9 21 3.59 4.49 0.54 0.16 87.2 3.59 -0 -0.0 -0.0 0.5 5 .498 .500
2012 24 TBR AL 136.1 23 23 67 4.42 4.47 0.08 0.17 92.1 4.20 -3 -0.4 -0.1 0.9 11 .484 .498
2013 25 TBR AL 143.1 22 22 46 2.89 4.49 0.03 0.17 96.3 4.46 23 2.6 -0.1 3.9 39 .620 .516 $502,200
2014 26 TBR AL 19.0 3 3 4 1.89 4.17 0.17 0.16 95.9 4.00 4 0.4 -0.1 0.6 6 .643 .503 $516,900
4 Seasons 351.1 57 57 138 3.54 4.47 0.13 0.17 93.3 4.21 23 2.7 -0.3 5.9 61 .547 .506 $1,019,100

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2013 25 TBR AL ALWC W CLE 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.2 8 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 28 1.350 10.8 0.0 1.4 6.8 5.00
2013 25 TBR AL ALDS L BOS 0 0 3.60 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 5 3 2 0 2 0 5 1 0 1 23 1.400 9.0 0.0 3.6 9.0 2.50
1 Yr (2 Series) 1 0 1.000 1.54 2 2 0 0 0 0 11.2 13 3 2 0 3 0 10 1 0 1 51 1.371 10.0 0.0 2.3 7.7 3.33
1 ALWC 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.2 8 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 28 1.350 10.8 0.0 1.4 6.8 5.00
1 ALDS 0 0 3.60 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 5 3 2 0 2 0 5 1 0 1 23 1.400 9.0 0.0 3.6 9.0 2.50

Batting Against -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PAu G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE
2011 23 TBR AL 9 224 201 21 49 10 0 3 11 0 21 37 .244 .317 .338 .655 .284 68 6 1 0 1 1 3
2012 24 TBR AL 23 569 511 67 130 26 1 11 19 2 40 106 .254 .316 .374 .690 .298 191 15 9 3 6 2 5
2013 25 TBR AL 22 578 527 46 120 21 3 13 12 4 45 134 .228 .291 .353 .644 .280 186 15 3 1 2 4 3
2014 26 TBR AL 3 73 66 4 12 3 0 1 1 1 5 14 .182 .250 .273 .523 .216 18 0 1 1 0 0 0
4 Yrs 57 1444 1305 138 311 60 4 28 43 7 111 291 .238 .303 .355 .658 .284 463 36 14 5 9 7 11
162 Game Avg. 34 861 778 82 186 36 2 17 26 4 66 174 .238 .303 .355 .658 .284 276 21 8 3 5 4 7
MLB Averages .254 .319 .400 .719 .296

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2011 23 TBR AL 2.7 0.3 237 0.4 3.9 -3.4 .94 0.2 0.2 4.6 0.5 0.91 3.1 0 0 0
2012 24 TBR AL -3.2 -0.3 604 0.3 9.5 -9.2 .91 0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.0 0.92 1.9 0 0 0
2013 25 TBR AL 18.2 2.0 599 1.7 9.7 -8.1 .92 1.6 0.2 18.4 2.0 0.88 13.8 0 0 0
2014 26 TBR AL 4.3 0.5 77 0.7 1.5 -0.8 .97 0.6 0.1 4.8 0.6 0.84 5.9 0 0 0
4 Yrs 21.9 2.4 1517 3.1 24.6 -21.5 .92 2.6 0.7 27.6 3.1 0.90 24.7 0 0 0

Starting Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GS Wgs Lgs ND Wchp Ltuf Wtm Ltm tmW-L% Wlst Lsv CG SHO QS QS% GmScA Best Wrst BQR BQS sDR lDR RS/GS RS/IP IP/GS Pit/GS <80 80-99 100-119 ≥120 Max
2011 23 TBR AL 9 9 3 2 4 0 1 4 5 .444 1 2 0 0 6 67% 52.4 67 27 13 5 0 8 3.7 4.5 5.9 94 1 5 3 0 105
2012 24 TBR AL 23 23 11 9 3 2 2 13 10 .565 0 1 2 1 11 48% 52.2 85 3 13 5 0 13 4.0 4.5 5.9 94 2 12 9 0 113
2013 25 TBR AL 22 22 11 3 8 1 2 14 8 .636 1 5 1 0 14 64% 58.9 83 25 21 2 0 8 4.7 4.5 6.5 101 1 8 13 0 117
2014 26 TBR AL 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 .333 0 0 0 0 2 67% 63.3 76 40 0 0 0 2 1.0 0.5 6.3 96 0 2 1 0 104
4 Yrs 57 57 26 15 16 3 5 32 25 .561 2 8 3 1 33 58% 55 85 3 47 12 0 31 4.1 4.3 6.2 97 4 27 26 0 117
MLB Averages .500 52% 51 101 -13 4.3 4.3 5.9 96

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
2011 23 TBR AL 224 44% 1.3% 16.5% 9.4% 5.8% 27% 1.17 1.52 72% 16% 4.6% 13% 29 6 21%
2012 24 TBR AL 569 43% 1.9% 18.6% 7.0% 6.7% 29% 1.45 2.08 70% 17% 7.4% 10% 91 15 16%
2013 25 TBR AL 578 39% 2.3% 23.2% 7.8% 6.4% 31% 1.31 1.98 66% 21% 8.6% 10% 85 15 18%
2014 26 TBR AL 73 51% 1.4% 19.2% 6.9% 5.5% 33% 1.00 1.33 70% 15% 4.5% 15% 5 0 0%
4 Yrs 1444 42% 1.9% 20.2% 7.7% 6.4% 30% 1.32 1.89 69% 18% 7.2% 11% 210 36 17%
MLB Averages 45% 2.6% 19.5% 8.0% 7.5% 33% 0.83 1.10 68% 20% 7.7% 13% 11%

Pitch Summary -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1st% 30% 30c 30s 02% 02c 02s 02h L/SO S/SO L/SO% 3pK 4pW PAu Pitu Stru
2011 23 TBR AL 224 842 3.76 522 62.1% 30.3% 13.2% 24.9% 31.6% 69.7% 0.3% 43.3% 81.0% 58.5% 3.6% 8 5 15.6% 35 17 0 8 29 21.6% 5 3 0 0 0
2012 24 TBR AL 570 2169 3.81 1405 64.9% 32.5% 13.2% 24.8% 29.5% 67.5% 0.7% 43.9% 80.4% 61.9% 2.6% 15 13 26.3% 150 79 11 28 78 26.4% 16 1 -1 0 0
2013 25 TBR AL 581 2221 3.82 1435 65.0% 31.1% 15.3% 26.1% 27.6% 68.9% 1.8% 44.8% 77.9% 59.0% 4.6% 27 18 25.8% 150 92 12 31 103 23.1% 33 5 -3 0 0
2014 26 TBR AL 73 288 3.95 184 63.9% 27.7% 20.7% 22.8% 28.8% 72.3% 0.0% 46.2% 71.4% 53.4% 1.4% 1 1 15.1% 11 4 1 1 13 7.1% 0 0 0 0 0
4 Yrs 1448 5520 3.81 3546 64.5% 31.3% 14.4% 25.2% 29.0% 68.7% 1.0% 44.3% 79.0% 59.8% 3.5% 51 37 23.9% 346 192 24 68 223 23.4% 54 9 -4 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.7% 27.8% 15.7% 27.0% 29.5% 72.2% 1.5% 46.1% 78.2% 59.7% 4.7% 23.8% 24.0%

Baserunning & Situational Stats*

Hits Home Runs Advances Baserunning
Year Age Tm Lg PA H Inf Bnt All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd <2,3B Scr SO % ROE WP PB SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS BT PAu
2011 23 TBR AL 224 49 10 2 3 0 2 0 3 2 1 12 4 3 33% 3 2 0 75 11 0 100% 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2012 24 TBR AL 569 130 10 5 11 0 13 3 8 3 8 33 15 6 45% 5 8 2 189 19 2 90% 17 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 20 0
2013 25 TBR AL 578 120 15 2 13 0 9 4 9 6 7 25 13 1 52% 3 5 1 164 12 4 75% 11 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 9 0
2014 26 TBR AL 73 12 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0% 0 2 0 21 1 1 50% 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0
4 Yrs 1444 311 35 9 28 0 24 7 21 12 16 71 32 10 45% 11 17 3 449 43 7 86% 39 4 4 3 0 0 1 1 35 0
MLB Averages 52% 73%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
2011 23 3 2 .600 3.42 9 9 0 0 0 0 52.2 49 21 20 3 21 1 37 1 0 2 224 111 1.329 8.4 0.5 3.6 6.3 1.76 111
2012 24 14 11 .560 3.86 32 32 0 2 1 0 189.0 179 88 81 14 61 3 143 10 1 10 793 99 1.270 8.5 0.7 2.9 6.8 2.34 99
2013 25 25 14 .641 3.39 54 54 0 3 1 0 332.1 299 134 125 27 106 7 277 13 2 15 1371 113 1.219 8.1 0.7 2.9 7.5 2.61 113
2014 26 26 15 .634 3.30 57 57 0 3 1 0 351.1 311 138 129 28 111 7 291 14 2 17 1444 116 1.201 8.0 0.7 2.8 7.5 2.62 116

Neutralized Pitching

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
2011 23 3 3 .500 3.57 53.0 52 23 21 3 22 37 1 1.396 8.8 3.7 6.3 1.68 0.5 9
2012 24 7 8 .467 4.24 136.0 137 71 64 12 42 106 9 1.316 9.1 2.8 7.0 2.52 0.8 23
2013 25 10 6 .625 2.77 143.0 127 49 44 14 48 134 3 1.224 8.0 3.0 8.4 2.79 0.9 22
2014 26 1 1 .500 1.89 19.0 13 5 4 1 5 14 1 0.947 6.2 2.4 6.6 2.80 0.5 3
4 Yrs 21 18 .538 3.41 351.0 329 148 133 30 117 291 14 1.271 8.4 7.5 2.49 0.8 57



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
2014 AL  0.895 (10th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
2014 AL  5.684 (5th)

Complete Games s c a p y
2012 AL  2 (10th)

Shutouts s c a p y
2012 AL  1 (7th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
2014 AL  2 (5th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2014 AL  0.7 (7th)

                           

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 5 (1945), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 3 (1607), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Starting Pitcher (1146th), 5.9 career WAR/5.9 7yr-peak WAR/5.9 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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Name and misspellings: Alexander Alex alez Miller Cobb

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