Cobb was among the top 10 starters in the AL last season in fewest homers allowed per nine innings (1.1, 10), but on Saturday he yielded two home runs, including a two-run blast by Hanley Ramirez over the Green Monster in left field that capped a three-run first inning. The 30-year old slugger has developed into an elite hitter, and he is now hitting.250 with two homers and 11 RBI's on the season.
The Red Sox star limped off the field and went to the clubhouse for further evaluation.
The addition of J.D. Martinez might have helped alleviate some of Boston's offensive woes, but Cora wasn't dwelling too much on Ramirez's expected production a or lack thereof a at the plate.
"You know when you visit someone and they're confident and they tell you things you want to hear?" "I still remember, I saw him at that clinic in Miami", Cora said.
Blitzboks through to semi-finals, Fiji awaits
The Springbok Women's Sevens team suffered heavy defeats to Canada and New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. The victor of that match will progress through to the semi-finals and the loser will be out of medal contention.
" ... When (Ramirez) is locked in, when he's healthy, he's very risky".
It's the 12th victory in 14 tries for the Red Sox, with only the 1918 team previously in position to do the same. Hector Velazquez got the win, improving to 2-0 after giving up just two runs on six hits while striking out five over five innings of work, while Marcus Walden recorded his first save of the year with three innings of relief from the 7th to the 9th to close out the win. That was followed by an RBI double to left field by Ramirez, which put the Red Sox up 7-0.
"I'm not saying that (Fenway Park) is an advantage for us, but we've got some guys that can drive the ball all over the place", Cora said. "But. we like the program he's on, and he's only going to get better".
If the latest ailment forces him back out of the lineup, Blake Swihart figures to receive any extra starts that come from Betts' absence. "This is the best team in the world, hitting right now, and you're never going to get ready for that".
Brock Holt and Tzu-Wei Lin each added two hits from the bottom two spots in the order. It seems like early in the season we were playing clean and pitching, and not so fast around the bases.
Brooke Henderson takes Lotte Championship lead
The 20-year-old Canadian birdied four of her first six holes to surge into the lead in relatively calm morning conditions. She started the round strong with a birdie, but struggled on the front nine with five bogeys and a double bogey.
CWG 2018: India finishes third with 26 gold medals
The Indian lost the third round but did just enough in the first two to walk away with a gold medal on debut at the Games. Canada's Grzegorz Sych clinched the silver medal with 448.4, while Dean Bale of England bagged the bronze with 441.2.
Search for vanished family turns up woman's body
On April 6, a auto was reportedly submerged in the Eel River, a little north of the town of Leggett, during heavy rains. The county coroner is working on recovering the body, which Van Patten believed at 1:10 p.m. was still in the water.
MN murder suspect may be tied to Florida killing
Rose said investigators believe Hutchinson may have been killed with the same firearm used to murder David Riess. She was in Florida on the run from authorities after she allegedly shot and killed her husband in Minnesota.
Saina Nehwal claims gold as India better Glasgow medals tally
The second game saw complete domination from Sindhu, breezing away with an 18-8 lead and closing the contest in just 14 minutes. Saina had forced the lead right at the start of the first game and continued to increase the advantage at a steady pace.