Chris Archer

Chris Archer of Tampa Bay Rays Provides Valuable Lessons for Youth

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Turning pages helps Rays starter Chris Archer turn around lives.

The tall, lean right-hander came across Paulo Coelho’s allegorical novel “The Alchemist” a few years ago. Drawing inspiration from the story about a shepherd named Santiago’s journey to fulfill his destiny, Archer created the Archway Foundation as a way to use his platform as a baseball player to positively impact lives.

The Archway Foundation’s mission is to help people bridge the gap between limitations and reaching goals. Archer employs this mission by teaching what he does best – baseball.

Chris Archer, Paul Goldschmidt Help Student Athletes Reach Their Goals

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All-Stars Chris Archer of the Rays and Paul Goldschmidt of the Diamondbacks are the first two Major Leaguers to co-produce unique and original video content with STACK Media. 

STACK, the nation’s leading multi-platform sports performance and media company for student athletes, is launching the Players Choice Student Athlete Digital Network to help empower student athletes, their parents and coaches. Channels will be individually hosted by active Major Leaguers to provide aspiring young athletes with road maps to success.

Rays Players Were Out in the Tampa Community All Weekend

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TAMPA, Fla. – Players from the Rays provided early season excitement in their community this past weekend, first hosting a group from Big Brothers Big Sisters at the ballpark in the Players Trust’s Buses for Baseball program then joining kids from the Miracle League of the Gulf Beaches the following day.

Sam Fuld, Major Leaguers Come Together to Raise Money for Type1 Diabetes

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Twelve Major Leaguers from eight different clubs played in the 2nd annual Sam Fuld SLAMDiabetes Tampa Classic Wiffle ball tournament at the University of South Florida on Dec. 12 to fund camps for children who have Type 1 diabetes.

Chris Archer, Jose Bautista, Chris Colabello, Slade Heathcott, Dan Jennings, Kevin Kiermaier, Andrew Miller, Matt Moore, Logan Morrison, John Ryan Murphy and Denard Span joined Fuld for the tournament.

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