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Alex Cobb's exhibition debut was short, not sweet in Orioles' 10-5 loss to Rays; O's tie Yankees

Alex Cobb's exhibition debut was short, not sweet in Orioles' 10-5 loss to Rays; O's tie Yankees

Right-hander Alex Cobb had to acknowledge he was surprised to see manager Brandon Hyde coming to get him with two outs in the first inning of his 2019 exhibition debut.

Maybe he shouldn’t have been after allowing four quick runs Friday in the Orioles’ 10-5 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Ed Smith Stadium. Cobb got the rest of his work done in the bullpen afterward and tried to take something positive out of the overall effort.

“I think he was trying to protect what was going on out there for me,’’ Cobb said. “Obviously, [it] unraveled a little bit. I was expecting to stay out there and get an up-down. I don’t know the conversation they had afterward. I went down to the bullpen...

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