Orioles sign pitcher Alex Cobb to four-year deal

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BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 22: Alex Cobb #53 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 22, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Rays won 8-3. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

BALTIMORE– The Baltimore Orioles have added another established starting pitcher to their staff.

The team announced that they have come to terms with P Alex Cobb on a four-year deal.

According to Bruce Levine, Cobb’s deal will be worth $57 million.

Cobb, 30, spent his entire six-year career with the Tampa Bay Rays, meaning he has experience against American League East teams.

Overall, he has a 48-35 record with a 3.66 ERA.

In 2017, Cobb started 29 games for the Rays, going 12-10 with a 3.66 ERA.

According to Dan Connolly, Cobb and the team have agreed for him to begin the season in the minor leagues in order for him to be properly stretched out as a starting pitcher.

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