Chris Archer RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pirates' Chris Archer On Felipe Vazquez, 'We're Hoping That Stuff's Not True'

    TMZ "Pirates ace Chris Archer appeared floored by the child sexual assault allegations against his teammate, Felipe Vazquez ... saying the crimes he's accused of are "heinous" and he hopes they're not true. "I do have a 14-year-old sister,"..." September 18

  • Pirates Shut Down Chris Archer

    Clutch Points "The Pittsburgh Pirates will shut down starting pitcher Chris Archer for the remainder of the 2019 season, general manager Neal Huntington announced on Sunday:   Chris Archer will be shut down for the rest..." September 16

  • Pirates Likely To Exercise 2020 Option On Chris Archer

    MLB Trade Rumors "Pirates GM Neal Huntington discussed Chris Archer’s future with the team both during his Sunday morning radio show and in conversations with reporters today (including Nubyjas Wilborn of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and MLB.com’s Adam Berry), and strongly implied..." August 26

  • Pirates Place Chris Archer, Clay Holmes On Injured List

    Pirates Prospects "The Pittsburgh Pirates added right-handed pitchers Dario Agrazal and Parker Markel ahead of Wednesday night’s game against the Washington Nationals. To make room on the 25-man roster, both Chris Archer and Clay Holmes were placed on the 10-day injured list. " August 21

  • Pirates’ Chris Archer leaves start after 1 inning because of shoulder injury

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "It’s tough to determine whose season has turned more nightmarish — the Pittsburgh Pirates’ or veteran starter Chris Archer’s. Each took a further turn for the worse Tuesday when Archer left his start after one inning because of injury. The reason the team gave..." August 21

  • Chris Archer Revamping Repertoire

    MLB Trade Rumors "We’re nearing the one-year anniversary of Pittsburgh acquiring right-hander Chris Archer from Tampa Bay in a whopper of a trade. The Pirates, under the impression they were getting back a front-line starter, sent high-caliber prospects Tyler Glasnowand Austin..." July 11

  • Is Chris Archer Broken?

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Pirates decided last July to trade two of their prized young players, outfielder Austin Meadows and right-hander Tyler Glasnow, to the Rays for veteran righty Chris Archer. The Bucs took the gamble because they thought they were acquiring a top-of-the-rotation..." June 13

  • Pittsburgh Pirates aren't getting the Chris Archer they hoped for

    The Sports Daily "Chris Archer took the mound for the Pittsburgh Pirates to face the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday. LA is one of baseball’s best offenses, and unfortunately for the 30-year-old, they once again looked the part. The right-hander lasted just five innings, allowing four runs on six..." May 27

  • Pirates’ Chris Archer returns to start against Diamondbacks

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The way was cleared Wednesday for Pittsburgh Pirates veteran pitcher Chris Archer to make his first start since April 26 when he was reinstated from the 10-day injured list. Archer, who had right thumb irritation, was scheduled to start the third and final game of the Pirates’..." May 15

  • Pirates' Chris Archer slated to return Wednesday

    CBS Sports "Archer (thumb) will be activated from the 10-day injured list to start Wednesday against the Diamondbacks, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports. The Pirates were satisfied enough with how Archer checked out during a 60-pitch simulated game Friday to bypass sending him out on a minor-league..." May 12

  • Pirates Place Chris Archer On 10-Day IL

    MLB Trade Rumors "Per Mark Feinsand of The Athletic, the Pirates have placed righty Chris Archer on the 10-Day IL with right thumb inflammation. Righty Michael Feliz has been recalled to take his place. " April 27