• Archer shines with 2-hitter as Rays blank Yanks

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Jul 28, 2013
    Archer might not even be able to answer it all himself. When the 24-year-old rookie right-hander was struggling early in the season, Rays pitching coach Jim Hickey compared two years of Archer video. Something jumped out. It was the 24-year-old Rays rookie’s second shoutout in his last three starts, and the resulting 1-0 Tampa Bay win made the Rays 9-1 in their last ten games, 17-2 in their last 19, 21-3 in their last 24, and 24-4 in their last 28 games dating back to June 23. He was soon thereafter named the 27th best prospect in baseball by Baseball America, but the trade had been the second one he had been involved in, previously going from the team that drafted him, the Indians, to the Cubs in the package for Mark DeRosa after the 2008 season.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • The Juice: Chris Archer throws two-hitter against Yankees as Rays keep rolling

      The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. The Tampa Bay Rays improved to an MLB best 21-3 since June 28th thanks to Chris …
      Source: yahoo.com
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    • Price's impact on Archer has rookie dominating

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      Source: MLB.com

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