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Tampa Bay Baseball Attendance Report – June 28, 2016

ShareTampa Bay baseball attendance for Tuesday, June 28, 2016: Total Attendance: 22,363 Tampa Bay Rays: Team Home Game #: 37 Attendance: 16,986 Starting Pitcher: Chris Archer Opponent: Boston Red Sox Opponent Starting Pitcher: Rick Porcello Avg Attendance to Date: 17,017 Avg Attendance vs Opponent: 17,505 Avg Attendance per Day of the Week: 12,765 Avg Attendance for Starting Pitcher...

Rays come up short against Red Sox, Chris Archer handed 11th loss

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Rick Porcello pitched six strong innings, Travis Shaw homered and drove in five runs for the third time this season and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-2 on Tuesday night to end a three-game losing streak.Porcello (9-2) retired the last nine batters he faced after giving up a bases-loaded walk to Nick Franklin in the fourth. That was the...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 76 Preview: Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox

The Rays hope to win their second game in a row for the first time in two weeks TODAY'S STARTING PITCHERS: 2016 W L ERA FIP K% BB% AVG BABIP HR GS IP fWAR Rick Porcello 8 2 3.93 4.07 20.8% 4.6% .243 .280 13 15 94 1.2 Chris Archer 4 10 4.70 4.32 26.6% 9.6% .253 .317 16 16 92.0 0.9...
Via DRaysBay
2 days ago

First Pitch: How to fix Chris Archer

Today’s Knuckleball does its best to provide you, the readers, with up-to-date news and analysis, but even we know we can’t possibly cover everything. Luckily, that’s where the rest of the baseball world takes over. With First Pitch, we’ll aim to bring you some of the best content from around the web for your enjoyment. Here’s what stood out this Friday: – At the blog...
Via Today's Knuckleball
6 days ago

Chris Archer Explains the Pitch That's Helping Him Lead the American League in Strikeouts

Twice this season, Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer has struck out 12 batters in a single game—first on Opening Day, and more recently on Monday night, when the Rays beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4. The All-Star pitcher now  leads the American League in strikeouts with 88, and while his record on the season is 4-7, the Rays are hot right now and are carrying a 4-game win...
Via Stack
23 days ago  |  Discuss

DPD: Archer, Zimm, and a Sunday Full of Aces

We come roaring back with a solid Sunday slate here as there are plenty of aces in action—both individually and squaring off against one another. Check ’em out! Chris Archer (TBR) versus Jordan Zimmermann (DET) 1:10 p.m. ET It’s been an up-and-down year for Archer but he seems to be back on track for the most part. His ERA peaked at 7.32 in late April, but over his last...
Via The Sports Post
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

The Shoulder Maintenance Workout Behind Chris Archer's Impressive Pitching Performance

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer led his team to a 12-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night, striking out seven batters in six innings to earn his third straight win. He now has 61 strikeouts in 49 1/3 innings pitched The 27-year-old pitcher's shoulder maintenance regimen helps him maintain health and maximum strength for future starts. Archer said it's important...
Via Stack
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

DPD: Happ, Archer Looking for More of the Same

This Saturday slate is low on strong action, but take it from us: we promise we’ll make it up to you on Sunday. Anyway, here’s a quick look at today’s pitchers. Check ’em out! J.A. Happ (TOR) versus Chris Archer (TBR) 6:10 p.m. ET At least from a results standpoint, Happ has done a pretty good job parlaying his post-Searage days into solid pitching. He’s allowed three...
Via The Sports Post
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

My Best Guess at Chris Archer

Chris Archer isn’t where he wants to be. He’s made four starts this season — in two of them, he’s allowed three runs, and in the other two of them, he’s allowed six runs. One of the especially bad starts came Wednesday, and now Archer stands with baseball’s fifth-worst ERA, and baseball’s sixth-worst FIP. Archer so far has been mostly dismissive of his struggles, but...
Via Fangraphs
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Rays pitcher Chris Archer buys coffee for fans at local coffee shop

Rays fans in St. Petersburg got a nice surprise when they showed up for their morning coffee Wednesday. For half an hour, Tampa Bay starter and 2015 All-Star Chris Archer, paid for the coffee of 50 customers at Kahwa Coffee. Need coffee this morning? @ChrisArcher42 is treating #Rays fans until 9 at Kahwa in #DTSP. #CoffeeOnChris — Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball...
Via The Comeback
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

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