Chris Archer SP TB 4 days ago

Archer gave up one earned run on four hits over six innings in Sunday's win over Minnesota.

Archer walked just one batter and struck out four in another impressive performance on Sunday. He earned win number four to bring his record to an even 4-4. Archer will take a 2.47 ERA into his next start against the A's.

Chris Archer SP TB 1 week ago

Archer gave up two earned runs on seven hits and one walk while punching out eight in Tuesday's win over the Yankees.

He got into some trouble early, but was able to settle down and ended up retiring 15 of the final 16 batters he faced over his final five innings. Archer threw 74 of his 105 pitches for strikes and continues to look the part of a frontline starter.

Chris Archer SP TB 2 weeks ago

Archer lasted only 3.1 innings, allowing five runs on four hits and four walks to go with eight strikeouts against the Rangers on Thursday.

Archer struggled again Thursday, giving up five runs in 3.1 innings. He entered the game third in ERA in the American League with a 1.64 ERA. It is now 2.59. He'll look to bounce back in his next scheduled start Tuesday against the Yankees.

Chris Archer SP TB 3 weeks ago

Archer's four-scoreless start streak came to an end, allowing four earned runs in 6.0 innings with five strikeouts.

The streak had to come an end sometime, and it was pretty ugly when it did given Archer's four walks. His ERA is now "up" to 1.64, but he also leads the league in strikeouts and should be a very strong option going forward.

Chris Archer SP TB 4 weeks ago

Archer struck out seven and allowed just two hits and no runs across seven innings, getting the win against the Blue Jays.

After his unimpressive first start, Archer has lowered his ERA in every start since. He's now down to an 0.84 ERA, but that could go down in the near future given his 2.31 FIP (which is really good, but still implies regression).

Chris Archer SP TB 1 month ago

Archer struck out nine and walked one while allowing an unearned run over 5.2 innings against the Red Sox on Tuesday night.

He scattered seven hits, but Archer pitched well in a difficult matchup Tuesday. Unfortunately for Archer, the Rays' offense failed to plate any runs, saddling the young right-hander with the loss. Archer will face the Blue Jays at home on Sunday in his next scheduled start.

Chris Archer SP TB 1 month ago

Archer struck out 11 in seven shutout innings, giving up only two hits and two walks in Thursday's win over the Blue Jays.

Archer hit Russell Martin with a pitch in the second inning then drilled Edwin Encarnacion on the left elbow in the seventh. Besides that, Archer had his second consecutive seven-inning shutout win as he lowered his ERA to 1.37. Archer's next start will be against Boston.

Chris Archer SP TB 1 month ago

Archer wasn't at his sharpest Monday, allowing four runsthree earnedin 5.2 innings of work against the Orioles.

Archer struck out five, but was done in by a couple of home runs. The 26 year old should rebound, as he is coming off two strong years in Tampa Bay. His next opponent will be the Marlins this weekend.

Chris Archer SP TB 2 months ago

Archer has been named the Opening Day starter by manager Kevin Cash.

With Alex Cobb (elbow) dealing with an elbow injury, Archer will get the call against the Orioles on April 6. Archer made 32 starts lats season, going 10-9 with a 3.33 ERA across 194.2 total innings.

Chris Archer SP TB 8 months ago

Archer posted another strong outing, allowing just one run on three hits while walking two and striking out six over 7.2 innings of a 1-0 loss to Cleveland on Friday night.

Archer (10-9, 3.33 ERA) made just one mistake, a solo home run off the bat of Jose Ramirez in the first inning, but his mates couldn't dent the scoreboard against Indian's ace Corey Kluber. He suffered through a few brief rough stretches in 2014, but has recently built a lot of positive momentum heading into the off-season.