Archer lost his second game of the year, giving up four home runs to the Baltimore Orioles in a game the Rays lost 6-1.
Going back to last season, Archer has not won in eight starts. Over that stretch, Archer is 0-5 with an ERA above 6.00 during that stretch. The Rays are 2-6 in those games.
Friday night, Archer lasted only five innings and gave up 10 hits.
The Rays took a 1-0 lead on Evan Longoria’s home run, but it didn’t last.
Drew Smyly starts Saturday night for the Rays.