Chris Archer RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rays Will Listen To Offers For Chris Archer, Alex Colome

    Real GM Baseball "The starting rotation is expected to look different for the Tampa Bay Rays next season. "There seems to be an assumption that Jake Odorizzi will be dealt, and they'll at least listen, as usual, on Chris Archer," writes Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. In addition, Alex Cobb will be..." September 26

  • Chris Archer Says Teammates' Feedback Prevents Him From Protesting

    Deadspin "Oakland A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell became the first MLB player to kneel for the national anthem over the weekend. Maxwell, whose father served in the Army, explained that his demonstration had nothing to do with disrespecting the military. On Sunday, Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer, one of 62..." September 25

  • Rays doctor confirms Chris Archer has no structural damage in arm

    ESPN "Tampa Bay Rays ace Chris Archer has no structural damage in his pitching arm and will be re-examined after playing catch Tuesday. Rays manager Kevin Cash told reporters that team surgeon Dr. Koco Eaton confirmed the original diagnosis of lateral forearm tightness after examining Archer on..." September 05

  • Rays' Archer leaves game with forearm tightness after giving up 2 HRs

    Sporting News "Rays ace Chris Archer was pulled in the first inning Saturday due to lateral forearm tightness in his pitching arm. Archer allowed a home run to the first two White Sox batters he faced before giving way to Austin Pruitt because of the discomfort in his arm. Archer, 28, has logged heavy..." September 03

  • Rays Chris Archer to be named to AL All-Star team

    Tampa Bay Times "Rays RHP Chris Archer will be named to the AL All-Star roster today as one of several replacements for players voted in, marking his second All-Star selection. MLB will announce a series of adjustments to the rosters later this afternoon. An interesting twist is that Archer is starting..." July 07

  • Chris Archer got away from Cubs once; now they might look to bring him back

    Chicago Tribune "The man who could save the Cubs' season was sitting on the brick wall near the visitors' dugout at Wrigley Field, eschewing the on-deck circle while awaiting his fourth inning at-bat. "Just trying to rest," Chris Archer said matter-of-factly. When the time to bat arrived, the Rays starter..." July 05

  • Rays' Chris Archer sees little benefit to scheduled doubleheader

    Tampa Bay Times "Rays officials from principal owner Stuart Sternberg down are excited about the single-admission doubleheader they scheduled for June 10 as a novel and retro experience, including a between-games banner parade. But player rep Chris Archer said Saturday that he is not happy about the decision,..." May 28

  • MLB officials reviewing Archer-Bautista incident

    Sportsnet "Major League Baseball officials are reportedly reviewing the controversial incident in which Chris Archer threw behind Jose Bautista on Sunday. Archer, who got the start for the Tampa Bay Rays in the final game of a three-game series versus the Toronto Blue Jays, sent a pitch flying behind..." May 01

  • Blue Jays manager Gibbons calls for suspension of Rays’ Archer

    Sportsnet "John Gibbons doesn’t like when his star players are targeted by the other teams’ pitchers. During the bottom of the first inning of Sunday’s game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Tampa Bay Rays, starting pitcher Chris Archer threw a first-pitch fastball behind the back of slugger Jose..." April 30