Tag: Chris Archer

Pirates’ Prospects and the Peter Principle

For anyone who has ever worked in any kind of professional setting, we all have seen it—an employee who is in way over their...

An Early Look at an Estimated 2020 Payroll

Once any realistic hopes are gone for playoff contention, there’s not much left to look forward to in sports, especially if a team falls...

Pirates Place Chris Archer and Clay Holmes on Injured List; Recall...

The Pittsburgh Pirates added right-handed pitchers Dario Agrazal and Parker Markel ahead of Wednesday night's game against the Washington Nationals. To make room on...

A History of Pirates’ Payroll Change at the Trade Deadline

Leading up to the Trade Deadline, the hope of many fans wanting to see the Pirates buying from just a few weeks ago had...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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