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Chris Archer
Birthdate: 9/26/1988 (27 y, 7 m, 6 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/190     Position: P
Drafted: 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 5, Pick: 25, Overall: 161, Team: Cleveland Indians
Contract: $25.5M / 6 Years (2014 - 2019) + 2 Option Years
RotoWire News: Archer didn't factor into the decision Saturday versus the Blue Jays, despite pitching one-hit ball over six innings. He surrendered two earned runs and four walks, while also striking out four. (5/1/2016)
Profiles:  2013  2014  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2006Indians (R)0307619.19.787.910.47.29142.1 %  7.455.01  
2006Indians (R)000101.25.405.405.40.25076.9 %  10.8013.74  
2007Indians (R)170121152.28.203.590.68.33361.7 %  5.644.25  
2007Indians (A)000104.011.256.750.00.41755.6 %  9.004.04  
2008Indians (A)4802727115.18.276.550.62.26970.0 %  4.295.09  
2009Cubs (A)6402726109.09.835.450.00.28872.9 %  2.813.41  
2010Cubs (A+)710151472.110.203.240.50.27272.4 %  2.863.08  
2010Cubs (AA)820131370.08.615.010.26.25481.2 %  1.803.58  
2011Rays (AA)8702525134.17.915.360.74.31871.2 %  4.424.63  
2011Rays (AAA)1002213.08.314.150.00.29794.1 %  0.692.78  
2012Rays (AAA)7902525128.09.774.360.42.29371.4 %  3.663.22  
2012Rays1306429.111.053.990.92.29061.0 %43.7 %11.1 %4.603.403.420.5
2013Rays (AAA)530101050.09.364.141.08.31273.6 %  3.964.18  
2013Rays9702323128.27.062.661.05.25378.8 %46.8 %11.7 %3.224.073.911.3
2013Rays000201.210.800.000.00.250100.0 %75.0 %0.0 %0.000.650.65 
2014Rays10903232194.28.003.330.55.29671.6 %46.5 %6.9 %3.333.393.703.2
2015Rays121303434212.010.702.800.81.29573.1 %46.1 %10.4 %3.232.903.015.3
2016Depth Charts131003232196.09.342.950.77.30074.5 %  3.223.25 4.1
2016Steamer131003232198.09.372.870.80.28273.8 %  3.223.27 4.0
2016Fans (14)14903333209.010.162.670.86.29876.7 %  3.113.10 4.7
2016ZiPS149 3333195.39.313.040.74.30575.3 %  3.233.24 4.2
2016Rays1406632.111.974.181.95.35875.2 %39.8 %25.0 %5.014.613.120.1
2016ZiPS (R)119 2929169.09.583.160.87.31074.1 %  3.483.39 3.4
2016Steamer (R)11902727167.09.643.070.82.28273.8 %  3.283.30 3.3
2016Depth Charts (R)11902828165.09.613.110.84.30373.9 %  3.383.34 3.3
Total- - -3336010199597.09.123.080.84.28973.2 %46.0 %10.4 %3.423.433.4510.4
Postseason- - -000201.210.800.000.00.250100.0 %75.0 %0.0 %0.000.650.65 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2006Indians (R)037.4576000  19.197172216117036121
2006Indians (R)0010.8010000  1.282221101101
2007Indians (R)175.641211000  52.2237563633421089048
2007Indians (A)009.0010000  4.0215440301105
2008Indians (A)484.292727000  115.1521926455884011180106
2009Cubs (A)642.812726000  109.046378413406607101119
2010Cubs (A+)712.861514000  72.1299542723426131082
2010Cubs (AA)821.801313000  70.0291481914239125067
2011Rays (AA)874.422525000  134.161213676661180110170118
2011Rays (AAA)100.6922000  13.055111106000012
2012Rays (AAA)793.662525000  128.053199545266207121139
2012Rays134.60640000029.1122231715313012036
2013Rays (AAA)533.961010000  50.0224502622623023152
2013Rays973.22232322000128.2525107494615382870101
2013Rays000.0020000001.261000000002
2014Rays1093.33323200000194.2822177857212721880173
2015Rays12133.23343411000212.08681758576196603130252
2016Depth Charts13103.223232  00 196.0 16776701764 6  204
2016Steamer13103.2232321000 198.081916678711863 7  206
2016Fans (14)1493.113333  0  209.0 17077722062 6  236
2016ZiPS1493.233333     195.3 1697570166616110202
2016Rays145.01660000032.1146362018715003043
2016ZiPS (R)1193.482929     169.0 14971651659 5  179
2016Steamer (R)1193.2827271000 167.068913867611557 5  178
2016Depth Charts (R)1193.382828  00 165.0 14168621657 5  176
Total- - -33363.421019933000597.0248351825622756204320330605
Postseason- - -000.0020000001.261000000002

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2006Indians (R)9.787.911.240.4721.7 %17.5 %4.1 %.2211.76.29142.1 %  5.01
2006Indians (R)5.405.401.005.4012.5 %12.5 %0.0 %.3331.80.25076.9 %  13.74
2007Indians (R)8.203.592.290.6820.3 %8.9 %11.4 %.2691.46.33361.7 %  4.25
2007Indians (A)11.256.751.670.0023.8 %14.3 %9.5 %.2942.00.41755.6 %  4.04
2008Indians (A)8.276.551.260.6220.4 %16.1 %4.2 %.2161.53.26970.0 %  5.09
2009Cubs (A)9.835.451.800.0025.7 %14.3 %11.5 %.2001.32.28872.9 %  3.41
2010Cubs (A+)10.203.243.150.5027.4 %8.7 %18.7 %.2001.11.27272.4 %  3.08
2010Cubs (AA)8.615.011.720.2623.0 %13.4 %9.6 %.1921.24.25481.2 %  3.58
2011Rays (AA)7.915.361.480.7419.3 %13.1 %6.2 %.2611.61.31871.2 %  4.63
2011Rays (AAA)8.314.152.000.0021.8 %10.9 %10.9 %.2251.31.29794.1 %  2.78
2012Rays (AAA)9.774.362.240.4226.2 %11.7 %14.5 %.2141.26.29371.4 %  3.22
2012Rays11.053.992.770.9229.5 %10.7 %18.9 %.2131.23.29061.0 %119843.40
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Rays (AAA)9.364.142.261.0823.2 %10.3 %12.9 %.2511.46.31273.6 %  4.18
2013Rays7.062.662.661.0519.2 %7.2 %12.0 %.2231.13.25378.8 %841054.07
2013Rays10.800.002.000.0033.3 %0.0 %33.3 %.1670.60.250100.0 %0170.65
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Rays8.003.332.400.5521.1 %8.8 %12.3 %.2391.28.29671.6 %90913.39
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Rays10.702.803.820.8129.0 %7.6 %21.4 %.2191.14.29573.1 %83732.90
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Depth Charts9.342.953.160.77   .2321.18.30074.5 %  3.25
2016Steamer9.372.873.260.8025.2 %7.7 %17.5 %.2211.15.28273.8 %  3.27
2016Fans (14)10.162.673.810.86   .2241.11.29876.7 %  3.10
2016ZiPS9.313.043.060.74   .2351.20.30575.3 %  3.24
2016Rays11.974.182.871.9529.5 %10.3 %19.2 %.2751.58.35875.2 %1381204.61
2016Average8.143.282.481.0521.3 %8.6 %12.7 %.2461.31.29473.6 %  4.11
2016ZiPS (R)9.583.163.030.87   .2391.23.31074.1 %  3.39
2016Steamer (R)9.643.073.140.82   .2201.17.28273.8 %  3.30
2016Depth Charts (R)9.613.113.090.84   .2331.20.30373.9 %  3.34
Total- - -9.123.082.970.8424.4 %8.2 %16.1 %.2291.21.28973.2 %90893.43
Postseason- - -10.800.002.000.0033.3 %0.0 %33.3 %.1670.60.250100.0 %0170.65

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2012Rays1.1518.3 %43.7 %38.0 %7.4 %11.1 %3.2 %100.0 %25.0 %41.7 %33.3 %20.8 %47.2 %31.9 %3.31833.42
2013Rays1.3819.1 %46.8 %34.0 %9.4 %11.7 %6.3 %0.0 %34.4 %37.6 %28.0 %15.1 %56.9 %28.0 %3.88993.91
2013Rays3.0025.0 %75.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %      -0.09170.65
2014Rays1.5022.4 %46.5 %31.1 %13.1 %6.9 %8.0 %16.7 %40.1 %33.4 %26.5 %17.8 %50.8 %31.5 %3.80983.70
2015Rays1.3620.0 %46.1 %33.9 %7.7 %10.4 %9.2 %57.1 %34.4 %36.9 %28.7 %18.1 %49.7 %32.2 %3.08743.01
2016Rays1.2528.4 %39.8 %31.8 %14.3 %25.0 %8.6 %0.0 %38.6 %35.2 %26.1 %12.5 %43.2 %44.3 %3.36783.12
Total- - -1.3921.0 %46.0 %33.0 %10.2 %10.4 %7.8 %37.5 %36.2 %36.0 %27.9 %17.1 %51.3 %31.6 %3.50883.45
Postseason- - -3.0025.0 %75.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %      -0.09170.65

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2012Rays312713211113191299490
2013Rays176128721211205376813352103
2013Rays3010100051621
2014Rays26217512623216193117619843160
2015Rays24918310814237493120822413449
2016Rays35282543006228358586
Total- - -7535413445559166258357162179788
Postseason- - -3010100051621

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2012Rays-0.25-2.532.28-3.25-0.321.021.020.990.6250.26-0.5100
2013Rays1.01-8.399.399.571.010.970.970.881.01210.810.2400
2013Rays-0.02-0.030.011.090.100.370.060.890.2820.08-0.1200
2014Rays0.87-13.3914.261.220.111.021.020.881.11321.27-0.4200
2015Rays1.90-13.8615.7716.301.811.001.000.871.16332.06-0.1700
2016Rays-0.40-2.842.44-5.25-0.500.940.940.880.626-0.810.3900
Total- - -3.13-41.0144.1418.602.111.001.000.881.05973.59-0.4500
Postseason- - --0.02-0.030.011.090.100.370.060.890.2820.08-0.1200

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2012Rays64.1% (93.9)26.9% (83.8) 1.2% (78.3)7.8% (81.7)   
2013Rays59.8% (95.0)33.0% (85.4)  7.2% (84.3)  0.5%
2014Rays65.9% (94.6)28.9% (86.2)  5.2% (86.0)  0.1%
2015Rays54.1% (95.2)39.2% (87.9)  6.7% (85.9)   
2016Rays54.1% (93.9)34.5% (87.3)  11.4% (86.4)   
Total- - -59.6% (94.8)33.6% (86.7) 0.1% (78.3)6.7% (85.3)  0.1%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2012Rays40.8 %24.3 %    28.2 %   6.7 %   
2013Rays37.4 %22.6 %    33.0 %   7.0 %   
2014Rays19.9 %46.9 %    28.6 %   4.5 %   
2015Rays44.0 %10.6 %    39.1 %   6.3 %   
2016Rays54.1 %     34.8 %   11.1 %   
Total- - -35.2 %25.0 %    33.6 %   6.2 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2012Rays93.594.1    83.4   81.1  
2013Rays94.895.0    85.4   84.1  
2014Rays94.294.5    86.1   85.6  
2015Rays95.095.5    87.8   85.7  
2016Rays93.8     87.2   86.4  
Total- - -94.694.8    86.6   85.1  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2012Rays0.61.4 0.40.8  0.181.04 7.382.21  
2013Rays5.07.8  -2.8  0.401.13  -1.83  
2014Rays0.07.1  0.0  0.000.78  -0.03  
2015Rays0.522.7  0.8  0.031.68  0.36  
2016Rays-1.5-3.1  0.0  -0.49-1.51  -0.07  
Total- - -4.535.9 0.4-1.2  0.081.09 7.38-0.18  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2012Rays0.11.8    2.9   0.6  
2013Rays6.8-0.9    7.8   -2.9  
2014Rays-7.67.4    8.5   1.0  
2015Rays1.50.5    25.4   0.6  
2016Rays-1.4     -3.6   0.4  
Total- - --0.68.8    41.0   -0.3  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2012Rays0.051.53    2.09   1.85  
2013Rays0.87-0.19    1.13   -1.96  
2014Rays-1.210.50    0.95   0.69  
2015Rays0.100.13    1.88   0.29  
2016Rays-0.43     -1.77   0.57  
Total- - --0.020.36    1.25   -0.05  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2012Rays27.4 %57.8 %39.0 %62.7 %85.2 %75.4 %38.2 %62.3 %9.6 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Rays30.0 %65.6 %45.6 %67.0 %87.6 %80.0 %44.1 %58.1 %9.1 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Rays28.4 %61.4 %43.1 %60.5 %88.7 %78.4 %44.4 %57.5 %9.3 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Rays31.6 %63.9 %46.9 %52.4 %83.8 %72.6 %47.2 %64.1 %12.8 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Rays25.9 %67.3 %44.7 %50.6 %86.0 %74.8 %45.4 %52.7 %11.3 %
2016Average27.0 %66.0 %45.5 %60.6 %85.8 %77.9 %47.4 %59.9 %10.0 %
Total- - -29.6 %63.4 %44.8 %58.6 %86.3 %76.3 %45.1 %59.9 %10.6 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2012Rays26.6 %57.4 %39.0 %62.8 %84.1 %75.4 %40.2 %21.5
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Rays30.1 %63.0 %45.7 %66.5 %87.2 %80.0 %47.4 %23.7
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Rays27.8 %59.4 %43.1 %58.2 %88.4 %78.4 %48.4 %25.2
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Rays33.2 %61.7 %46.9 %50.9 %84.8 %72.4 %48.1 %21.6
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Rays27.5 %64.8 %44.7 %51.7 %85.7 %74.4 %46.1 %22.8
2016Average29.4 %63.2 %45.5 %62.3 %85.8 %77.9 %47.7 %22.6
Total- - -30.1 %61.2 %44.9 %57.0 %86.5 %76.2 %47.6 %23.3

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2012RaysP6429.1141010000 1   .833 
2013RaysP2323128.26132021001 16   .905 
2014RaysP3232194.210174221200 14   .871 
2015RaysP3434212.05222023201 7   .931 
2016RaysP6632.1400000000 4   1.000 
Total- - -P10199597.026569275402 42   .901 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2012RaysP29.11  000              
2013RaysP128.2-2  01-1              
2014RaysP194.20  0-4-4              
2015RaysP212.01  021              
2016RaysP32.1-1  0-1-2              
Total- - -P597.0-1  0-2-6              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012RaysP29.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)75.0%      (4)
2013RaysP128.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (2)0.0%      (1)100.0%    (15)
2014RaysP194.20.0%      (2)25.0%      (4)50.0%      (2)50.0%     (2)100.0%      (4)75.0%    (16)
2015RaysP212.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)20.0%      (5)50.0%     (2)50.0%      (6)93.8%    (16)
2016RaysP32.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)
Total- - -P597.00.0%      (2)12.5%      (8)28.6%      (7)33.3%     (6)63.6%    (11)88.2%    (51)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2012Rays0.00.0-0.6-0.64.60.5$3.4 
2013Rays2.81.40.11.512.01.3$9.4 
2014Rays2.60.1-0.7-0.729.03.2$24.6 
2015Rays4.20.0-1.0-1.047.35.3$42.1 
2016Rays-0.3-0.40.0-0.41.20.1$1.0 
Total- - -9.21.0-2.2-1.294.110.4$80.4 

  • $25.5m / 6 Years (2014 - 2019) + 2 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Tampa Bay Rays on 4/2/2014 (Extension)
    • 2014: $0.5M, 2015: $1M, 2016: $2.8M, 2017: $4.8M, 2018: $6.2M, 2019: $7.5M
    • 2020 Team Option: $9M ($1.8M buyout)
    • 2021 Team Option: $11M
    • Signing Bonus: $1M
    • Incentives: receives a $500K bonus if he is traded during this contract. His guarantee is reportedly predicated on him reaching Super Two status
    • Agent / Agency: Relativity Baseball (Formerly SFX)
    • Originally Reported By: Marc Topkin
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
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  • 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 5, Pick: 25, Overall: 161
    • Team: Cleveland Indians
    • School: Clayton HS