Chris Archer RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Chris Archer to begin serving suspension today

    Bucs Dugout "Chris Archer will begin serving his five-game suspension today. It’s not expected to have any effect on the Pirates’ rotation. I guess you can argue whether this is fitting or not. " April 14

  • Pirates' Archer to appeal 5-game suspension for throwing at Reds

    The Score "Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Chris Archer plans to appeal his five-game suspensionfor sparking a bench-clearing incident with the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday, manager Clint Hurdle told Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Due to the timing of..." April 10

  • MLB Announces Chris Archer, Yasiel Puig Suspensions

    MLB Trade Rumors "Major League Baseball announced several suspensions today arising out of a review of Sunday’s bench-clearing brawl between the Pirates and Reds. You can take your own look at the incident in question right here. Pittsburgh right-hander Chris Archer was hit with a..." April 09

  • Pirates' Chris Archer denies intentionally throwing at Reds' Dietrich

    The Score "Chris Archer says he wasn't throwing at anybody. The Cincinnati Reds beg to differ. Archer's fastball that sailed behind Derek Dietrich two innings after the second baseman admired a long home run sparked a rather fiery benches-clearing..." April 08

  • MLB needs to suspend Chris Archer — and make it count

    Hardball Talk "Earlier this afternoon, the Reds’ and Pirates’ benches emptied after Pirates starter Chris Archer threw behind Reds first baseman Derek Dietrich in the fourth inning. Dietrich gawked at his home run off of Archer in the second inning, which didn’t..." April 08

  • Chris Archer: Cheaters don’t deserve to be in Hall of Fame

    Larry Brown Sports "With the results of the latest round of Baseball Hall of Fame voting set to be released next week, the annual debate about whether or not performance-enhancing drug users should be allowed in Cooperstown is once again simmering. One starting pitcher wants to make his stance on the subject very..." January 18