Chris Archer

  • Chris Archer’s ‘Personal Legend’ is a great story even if it rubs some the wrong way

    Chris Archer’s ‘Personal Legend’ is a great story even if it rubs some the wrong way

    August 25, 2015 at 8:42 am 8 comments

    Chris Archer is the latest athlete to open up for Derek Jeter’s “The Players’ Tribune.” Jeter’s website is a place where, in theory*, athletes get to open up about whatever they choose and not worry about being misquoted or having comments taken out of context. Archer’s column is about his […]

     
  • Chris Archer’s 1-hit shutout was the most dominant pitching performance in Rays’ history

    Chris Archer’s 1-hit shutout was the most dominant pitching performance in Rays’ history

    August 21, 2015 at 8:30 am 10 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 1, Astros (boxscore) THE GOOD: It starts and ends with Chris Archer, literally. Chris Archer tossed a 1-hit shutout with 11 strikeouts and 1 walk and […]

     
  • Rays add a hitter who once gave Chris Archer a death stare

    Rays add a hitter who once gave Chris Archer a death stare

    August 5, 2015 at 11:59 am 4 comments

    The Rays have claimed outfielder Daniel Nava off of waivers, according to Jon Heyman. Nava was hitting .152 with no home runs in 29 games when he was designated for assignment last week. The Rays won’t add Nava to the roster until after Wednesday’s game, according to Marc Topkin. It […]

     
  • One stat that perfectly sums up the 2015 Tampa Bay Rays

    One stat that perfectly sums up the 2015 Tampa Bay Rays

    August 3, 2015 at 12:21 pm 10 comments

    While the final chapter of the 2015 season has yet to be written, it won’t erase just how frustrating this team has been at times and it has been due in large part to an offense that ranks next-to-last in the American League in runs scored per game and OPS. […]

     
  • Chris Archer puts pressure on Rays to add players at trade deadline with some interesting comments

    Chris Archer puts pressure on Rays to add players at trade deadline with some interesting comments

    July 31, 2015 at 10:29 am 10 comments

      The Rays are just 3.0 games back in the Wild Card and yet most indications are that the Rays are willing to trade away some key players as we approach today’s trade deadline. That does not appear to be sitting too well with Chris Archer who is getting vocal. Archer […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    July 30, 2015 at 9:35 am 1 comment

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Tigers 2, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Chris Archer was as dominant as ever through the first 6 innings, not allowing a base runner and striking out […]

     
  • Chris Archer looked ‘like a celebrity’ on the All-Star Game red carpet

    Chris Archer looked ‘like a celebrity’ on the All-Star Game red carpet

    July 14, 2015 at 3:15 pm 1 comment

    Chris Archer was a guest on the MLB Network during the MLB All-Star Game’s red carpet parade before the game. When he was first introduced, the hosts were wowed by his appearance with one saying “you look like a celebrity!” “I wanted to do something special, stand out a little […]

     
  • Chris Archer’s chances to start All-Star game just got a huge boost

    Chris Archer’s chances to start All-Star game just got a huge boost

    July 12, 2015 at 1:51 pm 1 comment

    In the days leading up to the All-Star game, Chris Archer was consider one of several candidates to be chosen to start the All-Star game for the American League. Those chances got a big boost on Sunday. Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura told the media the team would prefer […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    July 8, 2015 at 8:59 am 9 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Royals 9, RAYS 5 (boxscore) Royals 7, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: John Jaso returned to the lineup, leading off as the DH in the second […]

     
  • David Ortiz says something nice about Chris Archer

    David Ortiz says something nice about Chris Archer

    June 30, 2015 at 10:56 am 1 comment

    Chris Archer and David Ortiz have had a bit of a rivalry over the last year or so built around David Ortiz’ LOOK AT ME, DAMNIT! routine and Archer’s occasional spontaneous acts of celebration. Well, after their most recent matchup on the field, Ortiz did something unexpected, saying something nice […]