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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. If he had a third pitch … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Archers

Last week I took a look at the Rays current rookie crop of potential starting pitchers.¬†Within, it was difficult to find good things to say about Chris Archer. The biggest takeaway was that his change up to lefties was utterly … Continue reading

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A Wayyyyyy Too Early Look at the Rays Rookie Pitchers

The Rays embarrassment of riches known as their pitching depth has finally fleshed itself out, somewhat. We’ve seen starts from Chris Archer and Alex Colome and Alex Torres has pitched basically a start plus out of the pen. While this … Continue reading

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More Cuts

#Rays cuts are Jennings, Archer, Cobb, De La Rosa, Gomes, Hayhurst, Ashley, Anderson, Beckham, Canzler, Chirinos, Furmaniak, Mayora, Vogt — Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) March 15, 2011 Again, none of these cuts were surprising. Despite the hot spring by Robinson Chirinos, … Continue reading

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Archer and Chirinos Write-Ups

Yesterday, I linked to a prospect guide that Seth Stohs did for the Twins organization. It turns out the guys at Bleed Cubbie Blue did a similar project and were kind enough to share the write-ups they had put in … Continue reading

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Four Rays Makes Top 50 Prospects

MLB.com had their Top 50 prospect special tonight and four Rays made that list: Jeremy Hellickson – 2nd overall (2011 preview from 2 weeks ago) Desmond Jennings – 11th overall Matthew Moore – 27th overall Christopher Archer – 47th overall … Continue reading

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