Chris Archer pulled a bunt back and slapped an RBI single -- for his first career hit and RBI
On Tuesday afternoon, the Rays began an Interleague series with the Cubs at Wrigley Field, which provided
It also, of course, gave Archer another opportunity to bat -- something he hasn't done much of so far in his MLB career. Entering Tuesday's start, Archer owned an .000/.043/.000 line in 23 official plate appearances since 2012. By baseball logic, he was "due" for his first big league hit, then.
In the Rays' five-run fourth inning against
And the #NeverBunt crowd rejoiced.
After the game, which the Rays won, 6-5, it was revealed that Archer had used a bat belonging to fellow rotation mate