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Cobb throws simulated game at Charlotte

Cobb throws simulated game at Charlotte

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TORONTO -- Right-hander Alex Cobb, still sidelined due to concussion-related symptoms, threw four innings in a simulated game for Class A Charlotte on Thursday.

"He threw 59 or 60 pitches yesterday, which is a good number, which means in his next gig, he'll probably go 75 or 80," Rays manager Joe Maddon said. "Not unlike what David [Price] did. A part of the thing is he's been out, but he hasn't been out a long period of time, so he hasn't lost the whole in-shape components of his arm, or body in general."

Cobb is scheduled to make his first official rehab start on Tuesday with Charlotte against Dunedin.

Maddon said he's "getting close," but added that if Tuesday goes well, he'll make at least one more start after that before returning to the team.

Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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