Archer’s personal growth is higher than a mound

by Gary Shelton on March 13, 2015 · 2 comments

in general, Tampa Bay Rays

Friday, 6 a.m.

Archer has become a thinking man's pitcher/ANDREW J. KRAMER

Archer has become a thinking man's pitcher/ANDREW J. KRAMER


He is a young man. There are days he has not yet seen, and miles he has not yet traveled. There are a lot of outs for Chris Archer to record between now and when his time in baseball is done.

Yet, Archer seems to get it.

His eyes have seen some things.

At 26, he has an old soul.

Archer stands in the Rays' clubhouse, and he talks quietly about

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Jack Airey March 13, 2015 at 3:23 pm

I’ve been thinking which Ray’s shirt to buy this season. David or Chris Archer….After this story of yours, I’m all in for Chris Archer.



Cecil DeBald March 13, 2015 at 2:43 pm

Nice article, Gary. Chris has always been a class act, will be pulling for him as always.


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