Chris Archer

  • Chris Archer calls concern over his health ‘comical’

    Chris Archer calls concern over his health ‘comical’

    April 11, 2016 at 11:23 am 0 comments

    Over the weekend, Blue Jays announcer Buck Martinez reportedly said that he thought Chris Archer isn’t “physically right.” I found this comment odd and out of the blue, but Martinez is a former big-league catcher and manager and had just called a game against the Rays earlier in the week, […]

     
  • Blue Jays announcer is worried Chris Archer is injured

    Blue Jays announcer is worried Chris Archer is injured

    April 9, 2016 at 1:16 pm 2 comments

    Chris Archer had a rough night on Friday, giving up 6 runs in 5.0 innings including 4 home runs in the 6-1 loss. Most would chalk it up to an off night, but Toronto Blue Jays announcer Buck Martinez is worried something else is up. According to Jerry Crasnick of […]

     
  • Curt Schilling says Chris Archer’s hair is not ‘Big League’

    Curt Schilling says Chris Archer’s hair is not ‘Big League’

    April 3, 2016 at 4:25 pm 8 comments

    During the Rays’ Opening Day game against the Blue Jays, ESPN announcers did a side-by-side comparison of Chris Archer and Marcus Stroman, leading to an odd exchange in which Curt Schilling uses the telestrator to criticize Archer’s hair. “Everything but this right here [is] Big League,” Schilling says as he […]

     
  • Matt Moore gave his glove to President Barack Obama as a gift before game in Cuba

    Matt Moore gave his glove to President Barack Obama as a gift before game in Cuba

    March 22, 2016 at 1:35 pm 6 comments

    The Rays are playing the Cuban National Team in Havana and prior to the game, Chris Archer delivered a gift to President Barack Obama, a glove from Matt Moore. Archer later explained that Moore wanted to give the glove to the president as a gift since he was warming up […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 18, 2016 at 9:23 am 0 comments

    Surprise! Chris Archer is the opening day starter. He will likely be followed by Drew Smyly, Jake Odorizzi, and Matt Moore. The big question is whether the Rays will go with a fifth starter to start the season, which presumably would be Erasmo Ramirez. The Rays have enough off days […]

     
  • Andrew Friedman reportedly did not want to trade for Chris Archer

    Andrew Friedman reportedly did not want to trade for Chris Archer

    March 3, 2016 at 1:37 pm 0 comments

    At times, the Rays can feel like a mess, a clay pot that is in a constant state of being molded. But if there is one thing we can lean back on these days, it is Chris Archer. He is one of the best personalities in sports, has amazing hair, […]

     
  • Ken Rosenthal says Chris Archer is a candidate to be traded in bizarre segment on contract extensions

    Ken Rosenthal says Chris Archer is a candidate to be traded in bizarre segment on contract extensions

    March 2, 2016 at 1:11 pm 3 comments

    Ken Rosenthal had a segment Wednesday on the MLB Network in which he discussed a number of players that would be good “candidates for restructured contracts.” After going through a few of the obvious players, Rosenthal turned to Chris Archer. This certainly piqued my interest. After all, Archer is already signed […]

     
  • Chris Archer faced Tim Beckham in batting practice and that’s when things got interesting

    Chris Archer faced Tim Beckham in batting practice and that’s when things got interesting

    February 26, 2016 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

    Today was the first day of workouts for the Rays’ full squad and that included live batting practice where things got interesting between Chris Archer and perennial prospect Tim Beckham. During the BP session, Beckham hit a home run off of Archer. As he tends to do, Archer reacted in […]

     
  • Video made by Chris Archer helped 15-year-old foster child find a forever family

    Video made by Chris Archer helped 15-year-old foster child find a forever family

    February 24, 2016 at 2:52 pm 2 comments

    A year ago, Chris Archer made a video with a foster child. A couple with grown children of their own saw the video and decided to adopt the 15-year-old. “It is hard to believe,” Archer told ABC Action News. “I try to do things for the community all the time and […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    February 22, 2016 at 11:11 am 2 comments

    The Rays’ first full workout isn’t until Friday, but 61 of the 64 players have already reported. The only players still missing are Evan Longoria, Desmond Jennings, and infielder Juniel Querecuto. Two players who did not report early — or perhaps early enough — were pitchers Jacob Faria and Blake Snell, who […]