Tag: Chris Archer

Examining Optional Assignments and the Pirates

There are plenty of roster intricacies in the Major League Baseball Rulebook that can be difficult to understand in theory and application: Designated for Assignment, waivers, outright assignment, 25-man roster versus 40-man roster, and service time, just to name a few. These intricacies have consistently interested me, and I always had to rely on sites […]
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Chris Archer Leaves Early Due to Left Hip Discomfort

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced via Twitter that right-handed pitcher Chris Archer left tonight’s start against the Milwaukee Brewers early as a precaution due to left hip discomfort. Archer allowed two runs in the first inning, then followed up with three shutout innings. He was replaced by Richard Rodriguez to start the fifth inning. He threw […]
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How Much Payroll Can the Pirates Trade Away?

Well, as Ron Burgundy might say, “That escalated quickly.” This wasn’t a topic I anticipated visiting quite this early, but after the entire pitching staff’s performance has seemingly fallen off a cliff, and twenty losses in their last twenty-nine games (as of June 20th) have the team hovering around last place in the division, it […]
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Injury Impact to the Pirates’ Payroll

It’s no secret—injuries have significantly derailed the Pirates’ season. Many weren’t overly hopeful about the team’s chances this year, but many predicted at least a strong chance to finish above .500, as the team was largely the same as last season and it’s a feat they achieved then. While the club knew about and could […]
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Chris Archer Placed on Injured List; Michael Feliz Recalled from Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed right-handed pitcher Chris Archer on the 10-day injured list with right thumb inflammation. To take his place on the 25-man roster, the Pirates have recalled right-handed pitcher Michael Feliz from Indianapolis. Archer started last night and allowed six earned runs over four innings of work. In five starts this season, […]
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Chris Archer Suspended Five Games for Sunday’s Incident

Major League Baseball has suspended Pittsburgh Pirates right-handed pitcher Chris Archer for his role in the bench-clearing incident with the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. Archer has also been fined an undisclosed amount. In the fourth inning, Archer threw behind Derek Dietrich, which led to the benches emptying on both sides. Archer has the right to […]
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Pirates Notes: First Spring Start for Chris Archer; Vazquez Scratched Today

The Pittsburgh Pirates were off on Monday. They head to Sarasota to take on the Baltimore Orioles this afternoon. Chris Archer will be on the mound, making his first start of the spring. All of his work prior to today has taken place at Pirate City. It’s also the first start for Adam Frazier, who […]
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Live Discussion: Videos for Chris Archer, Cole Tucker, Eduardo Vera and...

Yesterday’s first day of Spring Training workouts saw a lot of rain, which pushed everything indoors away from the media. So today we have some videos from bullpens. Tim Williams was able to get Chris Archer, Eduardo Vera, Luis Escobar and Elvis Escobar. He then went over to the field and got the end of […]
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Pittsburgh Pirates Mini-Camp: Day Three Discussion Thread

The Pittsburgh Pirates are holding their annual winter mini-camp at Pirate City this week. The four-day event is voluntary for any player on the 40-man roster and also includes non-roster invites to Spring Training. Tim Williams is providing live coverage of the camp. A total of 26 players have shown up, though it’s possible more […]
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Pirates Mini-Camp Kicks Off With Good Injury Updates From Polanco, Archer,...

BRADENTON, Fla. – The Pirates had their first day of mini-camp this morning at Pirate City. The workout was what you’d expect to see in the early days of Spring Training, with pitchers doing their throwing programs, and hitters taking batting and fielding practice. If this was all happening in the middle of July, it […]
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