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WATCH: Chris Archer has great reaction to Kevin Kiermaier catch

    Chris Archer had a great reaction to a beautiful catch made by Kevin Kiermaier in center field on Monday night. Kiermaier robbed Orioles leadoff hitter Manny Machado with a great catch against the wall for the first out the Rays recorded in the game.     Archer was worried that the first batter he faced had hit a home run against him, so he kept the celebration...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Kiermaier robs Manny Machado home run shot

Last week, Kevin Kiermaier became a meme when he hilariously posed on the center field wall at Tropicana Field as a Kendrys Morales homer hit a catwalk. On Monday night, the opposite happened – Kiermaier didn’t pose, but showed off some incredible hops to rob Manny Machado of a surefire home run at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. This catch is just absurd. Check out how far...
Via The Outside Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 6:30 P.M. Chris Archer has battled consistency issues since the end of June, but the level of offense Baltimore has displayed in a damaging late-August slump might make his next start a little more predictable. The Tampa Bay ace takes the mound Monday night at Camden Yards, where the Rays will try to send the Orioles to a fifth straight...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins at Tampa Bay Rays game preview

TV: Sun Sports TIME: Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. Chris Archer is coming off perhaps the best performance of his career in time to possibly continue his dominance against the Minnesota Twins. The Tampa Bay Rays right-hander looks to remain undefeated against the Twins, who will try for their first six-game road winning streak in eight seasons Wednesday night. Five days after Archer...
Via Fox Sports Florida
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Archer Produces a Masterpiece

Amid the ever-increasing dominance of pitching this season, Chris Archer has been a singular figure among the leaderboard of best pitchers durinwg 2015: he’s not only a newcomer to the best handful of starters that populate baseball, but he’s also gotten to where he currently is in a rather unique way. In late April, I noticed that Archer was now throwing his slider almost...
Via Fangraphs
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite aggressive hitters, Rays' Archer won't stray from game plan

There seems to be a scouting report floating around Major League Baseball regarding Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer.Attack his fastball. Don't let him use his slider.The Texas Rangers found some success doing just that, tagging Archer for eight runs (seven earned) over 5 1/3 innings on Saturday.Despite this, Archer likely won't stray away from his game plan.“No, because if...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays face daunting 10-game road trip ahead

Chris Archer The next time the Tampa Bay Rays play at Tropicana Field is August 25th. By that time, the Rays may very well be out of the playoff race. Even though they are only 1.5 games back of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for the second wild card, they will have a hard time staying that close by the next time they are home. Starting Friday, the Rays play ten consecutive road...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays still in playoff chase despite losing record

Chris Archer It is early August and the Tampa Bay Rays are sitting right now with a subpar .500 record (53-54), yet are still in the thick of the playoff race. Despite struggling to play consistently good baseball all season long, the Rays find themselves two games back of the second wild card from the Toronto Blue Jays, the Minnesota Twins, and the Baltimore Orioles. They also...
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Fan Blows A Kiss To Rays’ Chris Archer Who Catches It And Throws It Away (Video)

Oh no he didn’t. Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer did something we haven’t seen the likes of since elementary school. A fan sitting about five rows behind the Rays dugout in Seattle yelled to get the attention of Archer, who was leaning over the dugout fence. Archer surprisingly turned around and acknowledged the fan, but looked to be a cross between shocked and horrified...
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chris Archer catches fan's kiss, throws it away

Chris Archer has become one of the best pitchers in the MLB, but the Tampa Bay Rays' ace is also dynamite with the fans.
Via Gamedayr
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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