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UPDATE: Rotation lining up: Hellickson Sunday, Cobb Tuesday

UPDATE, 5:48: Maddon confirmed Hellickson will start as scheduled on Sunday. and they are shooting for Tuesday with Cobb. Maddon said they will name the Saturday starter tonight, Archer is likely

DEVELOPING: RHP Alex Cobb is aiming to start again on Tuesday, giving the cut on his right middle finger a few extra days to heal.

RHP Jeremy Hellickson, meanwhile, was told to prepare to start Sunday in Cleveland, so he is throwing his bullpen session today.

The Rays still have to name a starter for Saturday, with RHP Chris Archer expected to be the selection.

Cobb was to start Friday, but the cut forced a shuffling of the rotation, with Alex Colome making his big-league debut tonight and Matt Moore pushed back to Friday.

Cobb he probably won't know for sure if he will be ready until he throws his next bullpen session, likely Saturday in Cleveland.




[Last modified: Thursday, May 30, 2013 5:49pm]


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