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Chris Archer's Change Up is Improving

It’s easy to be impressed by Chris Archer. He throws one of the fastest, hardest to square up fastballs in baseball. His slider is an unhittable offering that can only be avoided, not conquered. 949 more words

The Old Ball Game

I didn’t know when I woke up yesterday that I’d be making another pilgrimage to Tropicana Field, about seven miles to my south. I like it that way, really. 394 more words


Have Yourself A Game Chris Archer

One of the more interesting games today has been the Tampa vs. Seattle matchup in which Chris Archer engaged in a pitcher’s duel with — arguably the best pitcher in baseball — Felix Hernandez. 276 more words

Game 48: Rays get swept as losing streak hits 5 games

The Rays ruined an incredible outing today by Chris Archer as they fell 3 to 0 to Seattle. Tampa Bay is now 24-24 and have lost 5 straight as the Mariners completed their 3-game sweep today. 286 more words


Game 48: Seattle 3 Rays 0 - Postgame News and Notes

The Thursday duel between the Rays Chris Archer and Seattle’s Felix Hernandez lived up to billing.   Unfortunately, the Mariners won the game 3-0 after Archer departed and swept the series.   380 more words

Game 48: Rays vs Seattle - Pregame News and Notes

The Rays face quite a test this afternoon in the finale of a three-game series against the Seattle Mariners.  Tampa Bay is looking to bounce back from a tough 7-6 10-inning defeat, the team’s fourth straight loss.   307 more words

Game 47: Seattle 7 Rays 6 (10 innings) - Postgame News and Notes

The Rays came within an eyelash of a game-winning grand slam in the ninth from Evan Longoria, and despite a career best  four RBI night from Jake Elmore, the Rays fell 7-6 to Seattle in 10 innings on Tuesday. 639 more words