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Alex Cobb: Time of essence for caps

Updated: March 22, 2014, 7:47 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- The company that is developing protective caps for major league pitchers says it will have new caps available for pitchers by mid-to-late April. But one pitcher who was hit in the head by a line drive last year says that's probably too late.

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb, who missed two months after being hit on the right ear June 15 by a ball off the bat of Kansas City's Eric Hosmer, told ESPN.com on Friday that it's so close to the regular season, he can't envision ...

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