Chris Archer might be making his final start in the major leagues this season, but if his second outing goes anything like his debut, he'll have made a solid case for a future spot in the rotation.
The Tampa Bay Rays hope to provide him with a little more offense this time around.
Tampa Bay looks to get back on track Tuesday night after being shut out in its series opener with the host Kansas City Royals.
With Jeremy Hellickson on the 15-day disabled list due to right shoulder fatigue, Archer was called up from Triple-A Durham to fill the vacancy in the rotation.
Archer (0-1, 1.50 ERA) pitched a solid game in his major league debut opposite Stephen Strasburg, allowing only one earned run while striking out seven in six innings of a 3-2 loss to Washington on Wednesday.
The right-hander became the first pitcher not drafted by the Rays to start for the team since current Cub Matt Garza - whom he was traded for in January 2011 - on Sept. 30, 2010, ending a major league-record strea...