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Chris Archer surprises youth players at their game

Chris Archer surprises youth players at their game

Joe Maddon told the Rays to check into the ballpark later than usual on Saturday, giving right-hander Chris Archer the opportunity to spend the afternoon as a fan.

Archer drove over to Burg Baseball in South St. Petersburg unannounced to play catch with some of the 13- and 14-year-olds and watch their sophomore-division game.

Chris Archer

Burg Baseball, Inc., is a non-profit organization that provides free baseball programs for youth players in St. Petersburg. Archer also invited the Burg Heat squad out to Tropicana Field to watch him pitch on Sunday:

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