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Pittsburgh Pirates NL Central
Chris Archer • #24 • SP
Status:Neck surgery, 60-day injured list
Ht/Wt:6'2", 195 lbs.
Born:Sep 26, 1988 (31 yrs) in Raleigh, NC
Hometown:Clayton, NC
Experience:8 years
Drafted:Drafted by Cleveland in 2006 (5/161).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Tampa Bay in 2018.
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Scouting Report
Has a very impressive arsenal of pitches, as well as a sound 6-2 frame. Is no stranger to the art of pitching. Can strike a lot of batters out in MLB. Is also a very smart pitcher. Must continue to work on throwing strikes with greater consistency in order to maximize output at the big-league level, since walks can be a problem. Could use more bulk.
Long Range Potential: Excellent right-hander.
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