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April 2, 2014

Transaction Analysis

Archer de Triomphe

by R.J. Anderson


TAMPA BAY RAYS
Team Audit | Player Cards | Depth Chart

Agreed to a six-year extension with RHP Chris Archer worth $25.5 million guaranteed that includes two club options, which could push the total value over $45 million. [4/2]

For a while there, you wondered if the Rays were done with pre-arbitration extensions.

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oldbopper

Locking up 8 years of Chris Archer for $45M looks like the steal of the 21st century. Of course there is risk, arms do have a way of breaking down, but Archer, at 25, looks a lot better than some of the other recent deals. Ya think the Dodgers are quaking in their boots right now, ya think.

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