Chris Archer is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has previously played in MLB for the Tampa Bay Rays and Pittsburgh Pirates.
Archer received his high school education from Clayton High School, located in Clayton, North Carolina. During the Major League Baseball draft in 2006, the Cleveland Indians selected him in the fifth round.
In 2012, he made his debut with the Major League Baseball (MLB) after being traded to the Chicago Cubs and later to the Rays. Archer was chosen to participate in the MLB All-Star Game in both 2015 and 2017.
In Clayton, North Carolina, Archer received his high school education at Clayton High School, where he participated in baseball on the varsity squad.
After signing his letter of intent to attend the University of Miami, he changed his mind and went straight into the professional world instead.
During his senior year at Clayton High School, Archer compiled a win-loss record of 8–3 and an earned run average (ERA) of 1.75 while pitching.
What’s Going On With Chris Archer?
Professional baseball pitcher Chris Archer was placed on the 15-day injured reserve list On Tuesday, Archer was diagnosed with left hip tightness, which led to him being placed on the 15-day disabled list with a retroactive start date of July 2.
After undergoing surgery in June to treat thoracic outlet syndrome, Archer was sidelined for the entirety of the 2020 season. Archer was available for free agency, and the Rays took advantage of it by signing him to a one-year deal worth $6.5 million.
Before being traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates in July 2018, he had previously played for the organization for a combined total of six and a half seasons.