Chris Archer RUMORS & NEWS

  • Archer says Rays' Cuba trip is about more than baseball

    Tampa Bay Times "In discussing next week's historic trip to Cuba, most Rays have veered away from the political aspects, beyond touting the goodwill nature of the rare visit as a form of baseball diplomacy in the improving relations between the United States and the nearby island nation. But All-Star ace Chris..." March 16

  • Rays make official that Chris Archer starts opening day

    Tampa Bay Times "Rays manager Kevin Cash this morning made official what has seemed obvious, that Chris Archer will be their opening day starter vs. Toronto on April 3. This will be the second opening day start for Archer, who went on to make the AL All-Star team last year. "We've all probably assumed that..." March 14

  • Rays' Chris Archer pleased with 'quality changeups'

    Tampa Bay Times "When you are as driven as Rays ace RHP Chris Archer, you look for specific signs of success during your first spring outing. Friday, in a solid two innings against Boston's "A" lineup in a 7-2 loss, that was having the changeup he has been working on break so much that his own coaches and the..." March 05

  • Chris Archer scolded two young Rays pitchers for showing up “late” to camp

    Hardball Talk "Every year in late February we see stories applauding certain players for showing up extra early to spring training, or for getting to the facilities at the crack of dawn. Then mid-March rolls around and everyone is sick of the drills and the bus rides and meaningless Grapefruit League games..." February 21

  • Rays' Archer breaks franchise strikeout record

    The Score "There's a new strikeout king in Tampa Bay. Rays right-hander Chris Archer broke Scott Kazmir's franchise single-season strikeout record after whiffing New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner in the third inning Wednesday to notch his 240th strikeout of the season." September 17

  • Marco Estrada outduels Chris Archer as Blue Jays blank Rays

    Toronto Sun "Miracles in sport happen all the time but seldom to the Blue Jays. They received one Sunday afternoon and it was witnessed by a throng of 41,683. The Jays managed to beat starting pitcher Chris Archer and the Tampa Bay Rays 4-0 and if that doesn’t rate as a miracle than nothing does. In..." July 20

  • Rays name Chris Archer starter for Opening Day

    Fox Sports Florida "A new Tampa Bay Rays starter for Opening Day has been named: Right-hander Chris Archer. Kevin Cash announced the choice to reporters on Thursday in Port Charlotte, Florida. The move to start Archer against the Baltimore Orioles on April 6 at Tropicana Field comes as little surprise after..." March 26

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Rays agree to six-year extension with RHP Chris Archer in range of $25M. Deal begins this season and includes two club options.

  • Archer helps Rays end short losing skid, 4-1 over Angels

    Tampa Tribune "David Price wore a Vanderbilt football jersey and a helmet to his bullpen session Wednesday. He had his cleats taped liked the football players do on game day each with a happy birthday message to his mom. Kelly Johnson tried on his Texas Longhorns jersey. Sean Rodriguez had five Miami..." August 29

  • Is Chris Archer Making A Case For AL Rookie Of The Year?

    Rays Colored Glasses "When the Rays called up Wil Myers he almost immediately became the favorite for the American League Rookie of the Year award despite not making his debut until June 18th. The idea that he would factor into the Rookie of the Year chase said a great deal about the expectations placed upon Myers once..." August 06

  • Chris Archer sent to Triple-A

    Tampa Tribune "Tampa Bay Rays RHP Chris Archer was a little surprised to be called into manager Joe Maddon's office Tuesday and told he was being optioned to Triple-A Durham. But after what he called a "great" conversation with Maddon, pitching coach Jim Hickey and executive vice president of baseball..." March 13

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