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Chris ArcherTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Tampa Bay Rays MLB Years: 2012-2018
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-327Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChristopher Alan Archer
Height6-2Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 26,1988 [29.297]PlaceClayton,North Carolina
High SchoolClayton (Clayton,NC)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 5th round (161st overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$161,000Signing ScoutsBob MayerService Time4.156 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2011-MLB-#27 ... 2011-CHN-#1 ... 2012-MLB-#89 ... 2012-TBA-#3 ... 2013-MLB-#36 ... 2013-TBA-#2
MLB DebutJune 20,2012 [23.267]
OrganizationsTBA [8] CLE [3] CHN [2] Awards7Awards Voting2-64
TBC Player ID122581Retrosheet IDarchc001MLBAM ID502042
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (39.97%) -- Slider (37.94%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (14.37%) -- Changeup (7.72%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 94.51 - [2017] - 95.54 - [2016] - 94.28 - [2015] - 95.01 - [2014] - 94.52 - [2013] - 94.84 - [2012] - 93.50
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Tampa Bay Rays in 2015-2018
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts80Walks46Hittable66SO/BB62vsPower66Hitting3Durability88Team.524Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2006Gulf Coast IndiansGCLRkcle-ST17037.45761001019.0172216117216101.767.910.477.919.781.24.000-
2006Burlington IndiansAppRkcle-Rel170010.8010100001.22221111001.8010.805.405.405.401.00--
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--S/R0037.71862001020.1192418218227101.768.140.867.719.431.22.000-
2007Gulf Coast IndiansGCLRkcle-ST18175.6412111000052.2563633421489001.469.570.683.598.202.29.125-
2007Lake County CaptainsSALAcle-Rel18009.0010100104.05440351002.0011.25--6.7511.251.67--
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--S/R0175.8813112001056.26140374245310001.509.690.643.818.422.21.125-
2008Lake County CaptainsSALAcle24ST19484.29272700000115.092645588410618001.537.180.626.558.271.26.333-
2009Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn24ST20642.81272610000109.078413406611910101.326.44--5.459.831.80.600-
2010Daytona CubsFSLA+chn24ST21712.8615141001072.0542723426821001.116.720.503.2410.203.15.875-
2010Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn16ST21821.8013130000070.0481914239675001.246.170.265.018.611.72.800-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--ST01532.34282710010142.010246376651496001.176.450.384.119.422.29.833-
2011Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba35ST22874.42252500000134.01367666118011818001.619.110.745.367.911.48.533-
2011Durham BullsILAAAtba15ST22100.69220000013.0111106120001.317.62--4.158.312.001.000-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--ST0974.09272700000147.01477767118613018001.588.980.675.257.941.51.563-
2012Durham BullsILAAAtba15ST23793.66252500000128.099545266213912101.266.960.424.369.772.24.438-
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22S/R23134.60642001029.0231715313362011.237.060.923.9911.052.77.2503.40
2013Durham BullsILAAAtba15ST24533.9610100000050.0502622623523101.469.001.084.149.362.26.625-
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22ST24973.22232302200128.2107494615381017081.137.481.052.667.062.66.5634.07
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22ST251093.33323200000194.2177857212721738081.288.180.553.338.002.40.5263.39
2015Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22ST2612133.23343401100212.01758576196625213031.147.430.812.8010.703.82.4802.90
2016Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22ST279194.02333300000201.018310090306723311031.248.181.343.0010.423.48.3213.81
2017Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22ST2810124.07343400000201.019310191276024915051.268.641.212.6911.154.15.4553.40
2018Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtbaST29344.2915150000084.08742401029863031.389.321.073.119.212.97.4290.64
2018Charlotte Stone CrabsFSLA+tbaST29000.0011000004.00000170000.25----2.2515.757.00--
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter54673.68177175233101049.09454794301163451130590311.238.090.992.959.683.28.4460.36
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter47443.7516616060030771.26483723224342977784401.397.540.504.999.041.81.516-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13123.53373700000191.01608175129120315201.317.540.574.299.572.23.520-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1693.52383800000204.018495801311918523001.488.100.575.248.151.55.640-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter712.7116151001076.0542723427891001.066.370.473.1810.493.30.875-
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter10123.67555320010228.017510993815323029101.446.900.326.039.071.50.455-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1106.2320173001072.27560516397016101.559.160.734.768.551.79.091-
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter54673.68177175233101049.09454794301163451130590311.238.090.992.959.683.28.446-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11143.68373701100220.019810090247223712061.238.090.992.959.683.28.4400.36
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13133.75474520010220.0184106921212222124101.397.540.504.999.041.81.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn16p21812021000002512000.167.333.250.5833117.286.083.250.28711.7629.412.500.000.0050.00
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22p2383100000010100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000-.333.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22p24231000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22p25324000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2015Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22p26345000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
2016Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22p2737100000001300000.000.125.000.125008.000.000.143.08612.5037.503.000.000.000.00
2017Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22p2838120001000300001.250.250.250.500208.400.000.000.2190.0037.500.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter103283200010111300001.071.103.071.1742029.133.000.000.0003.4544.8313.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter812021000002512000.167.333.250.5833117.286.083.250.00011.7629.412.500.000.0050.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter812021000002512000.167.333.250.5833117.286.083.250.00011.7629.412.500.000.0050.00
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter103283200010111300001.071.103.071.1742029.133.000.000.0003.4544.8313.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162445300020222000002.071.103.071.1743046.133.000.000.0003.4544.8313.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1622430412000000411012041000.167.333.250.5836120344.286.083.250.00011.7629.412.500.000.0050.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2006Gulf Coast Indians GCLRkcle17P7--11--221.0000.29------7100.014.0
2006Burlington Indians AppRkcle17P1---1-1111.0001.00------1100.01.5
2007Gulf Coast Indians GCLRkcle18P12--73121110.9090.83------12100.020.3
2007Lake County Captains SALAcle18P1---------------1100.00.7
2008Lake County Captains SALAcle19P27--1222123534.9711.26------27100.019.3
2009Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn20P27--920223129.9351.07------27100.019.6
2010Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn21P15--11101-2221.9551.40------15100.010.8
2010Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn21P13--591-1514.9331.08------13100.09.4
2011Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba22P25--1215523227.8441.08------25100.018.0
2011Durham Bulls ILAAAtba22P2--42-1661.0003.00------2100.01.4
2012Durham Bulls ILAAAtba23P25--517312522.8800.88------25100.017.4
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba23P6429141-65.8330.830.171233.3-875.03.7
2013Durham Bulls ILAAAtba24P10--472-1311.8461.10------10100.06.9
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba24P2323128613212119.9050.830.1516288.9-23100.014.1
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba25P32321941017423127.8710.840.1414573.7-32100.019.8
2015Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba26P3434212522232927.9310.790.137846.7-34100.021.0
2016Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27P333320114192-3533.9431.000.1613572.2-33100.020.4
2017Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba28P3434201861-1514.9330.410.076275.0-34100.021.0
MLB Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P1621609654481126137125.9120.770.13572470.4-1620.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P37--1326524439.8861.05------370.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P38--1724624741.8721.08------380.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P15--11101-2221.9551.40------150.00.0
A Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P55--2142346663.9551.15------550.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P20--85131413.9290.65------200.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2006Gulf Coast Indians GCLRkcle177----------
2006Burlington Indians AppRkcle171----------
2007Gulf Coast Indians GCLRkcle1812----------
2007Lake County Captains SALAcle181----------
2008Lake County Captains SALAcle1927----------
2009Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn2027----------
2010Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn2115----------
2010Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn2113----------
2011Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba2225----------
2011Durham Bulls ILAAAtba222----------
2012Durham Bulls ILAAAtba2325----------
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba236----------
2013Durham Bulls ILAAAtba2410----------
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2423----------
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2532----------
2015Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2634----------
2016Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2733----------
2017Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2834----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2011Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB22000.0040400004.1210055101.714.150.0010.3810.381.002.08.000
2012Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB23000.0020200003.0100030101.333.000.009.000.000.000.00.000
2013Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB24100.0031200007.0100035000.571.290.003.866.431.670.001.000
2013Tampa Bay RaysDiv SeriesMLB24000.0020200001.21000020000.835.400.000.0010.8000.00.000
2014Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB25100.90330000010.0711019100.806.300.000.908.109.000.901.000
2015Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB26221.69550000016.012531813101.256.750.564.507.311.632.81.500
2016Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB27023.0033000009.0743047201.227.000.004.007.001.754.00.000
2017Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB28101.98440000013.27431417000.834.610.662.6311.204.252.631.000
2018Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB29103.38550000016.011662613001.066.191.133.387.312.173.381.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs641.8229218000079.048211643469601.045.470.463.877.862.032.39.600
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0020200001.7100002000.605.400.000.0010.8000.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2015Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2611000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs21000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2010Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (SP) ... Chicago Cubs Minor League Player of the Year ... Double-A All-Star (SP)3
2012Triple A All-Star Team (SP)1
2013AL Pitcher of the Month (July) ... AL Rookie of the Month (July)2
2015American League Player of the Week (June 1-June 7)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-07-09SPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.286Team Roster on 2018-07-09
2018-07-03SPTampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Charlotte (A+) for rehab29.280Team Roster on 2018-07-03
2018-06-05SPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left abdominal strian29.252Team Roster on 2018-06-05
2014-04-02SPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 6-year contract for 2014-2019 ($25.5m) Option year for 2020-202125.188Team Roster on 2014-04-02
2013-06-01SPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Durham (AAA)24.248Team Roster on 2013-06-01
2013-03-12RP-SPTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Durham (AAA)24.167Team Roster on 2013-03-12
2012-09-07RP-SPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Durham (AAA)23.346Team Roster on 2012-09-07
2012-06-28SPTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Durham (AAA)23.275Team Roster on 2012-06-28
2012-06-19SPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Durham (AAA)23.266Team Roster on 2012-06-19
2012-05-25PTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinors--23.241Team Roster on 2012-05-25
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-01-08TradeTraded by Cubs with Brandon Guyer, Hak-Ju lee, Robinson Chirinos and Sam Fuld to Rays for Matt Garza, Fernando Perez and Zachary Rosscup 
2008-12-31TradeTraded by Indians with Jeff Stevens to Cubs for John Gaub and Mark Derosa 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2006Cleveland Indians-17161,000-------161,000Signing Bonus out of 2006 Draft (5th round - 161st overall)
2012Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll23480,000-76041-2,954,887480,000641,000
2013Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll24490,000-77534-3,023,990490,0001,131,000
2014Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll25511,200-61522323,256,497500,0001,642,2002014-04-02 - Signed to 6-year contract for 2014-2019 ($25.5m) Option year for 2020-2021
2015Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll261,166,6662.15646415493,571,283507,5002,808,866
2016Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll272,750,0003.15634110633,498,245507,5005,558,866
2017Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll284,750,0004.156255772++3,651,709535,00010,308,866
2018Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll296,250,000-188377++4,360,045545,00016,558,866
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red