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CHRIS ARCHER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. Chris Archer took issue with the way David Ortiz admired his home run in their last matchup - and he wasn't shy about expressing it. With both the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox out of contention, the hostility could boil over Friday night when they meet for the first time since Ortiz homered off Archer. Ortiz hit a...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox-Rays Preview

Chris Archer took issue with the way David Ortiz admired his home run in their last matchup - and he wasn't shy about expressing it. With both the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox out of contention, the hostility could boil over Friday night when they meet for the first time since Ortiz homered off Archer. Ortiz hit a three-run shot off Archer (8-6, 3.09 ERA) in Boston's...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chris Archer Stepping up for the Tampa Bay Rays

Rays are in shape to be contenders in 2015.
Via Baseball News Source
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Archer, Offense dominate as Rays crush Rangers

If last night was another in a long season of frustrating, tough losses then tonight was the exact opposite. There's virtually nothing negative to say about the way the Rays performed tonight. Every starter either knocked in and/or scored a run. Chris Archer was dominant, and Brandon Gomes pitched the final two innings, allowing the team to rest it's exhausted bullpen. The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

What Could Have Been: Chris Archer and the Chicago Cubs

When Jim Hendry traded for Matt Garza in 2011, he did so thinking that the addition of a playoff-tested arm would be what finally got the Chicago Cubs past the NLDS, perhaps even to a World Series. The Tampa Bay Rays, meanwhile, were simply doing what they did best. They were trading an ace pitcher at his maximum trade value, and building a constant flow of young talent for years...
Via Sports Mockery
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Archer: Strikeout Celebration Came In ‘Infant Stages Of My Career’

There were a lot of raised eyebrows around the baseball world when Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer called out David Ortiz for his bat flip Sunday night. Ortiz’s post-home run actions are far from universally beloved — Archer’s rotation mate, David Price, is an outspoken Papi critic — but many didn’t think the 25-year-old right-hander was one to talk regarding such matters...
Via NESN.com
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Archer Known To Showboat Despite Criticizing David Ortiz (Video)

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer is quite the hypocrite. Archer has criticized David Ortiz in recent days for showboating, as the Boston Red Sox slugger capped a three-run home run Sunday with an emphatic bat flip and a slow trot around the bases. But, as history shows, Archer isn’t exactly above showboating. In fact, he’s quite the ham. In the words of Randy “Macho Man”...
Via NESN.com
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays' Chris Archer stands by criticism of David Ortiz

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Chris Archer, the man at the center of the latest tiff between his team and the Boston Red Sox, had a simple response when asked if he regretted his critical comments of David Ortiz on Sunday. "Do I regret saying the truth?" Archer said Monday at Tropicana Field. "No." Oh, this American League East rivalry remains...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays pitcher Chris Archer rips David Ortiz for 30-second home run trot (videos)

Like many pitchers before him, Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Chris Archer found himself victimized by a demonstration of clutch hitting power from Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. With the Rays and Red Sox tied at zero in the top of the 3rd inning, Big Papi uncorked on a Archer offering for a three-run homer. […] The post Rays pitcher Chris Archer rips David Ortiz for 30-second...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Archer nearly goes distance in Rays' win over Tigers

DETROIT -- Tampa Bay's Chris Archer came within two outs of a complete game, holding the Detroit Tigers to six hits in the Rays' 7-2 victory Saturday. The Rays broke the game open with three runs in the fifth inning and four in the sixth, and the Tigers never mounted much of a rally against Archer (5-5). The 25-year-old right-hander allowed solo homers to Alex Avila in the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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