Chris Archer RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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