Clayton native Chris Archer recently completed his second season in the major leagues with the Tampa Bay Rays.
The 6-foot-3 right-handed pitcher went 9-7 with the Rays, making 23 starts during the regular season. He pitched two complete game shutouts, including one at Yankee Stadium against the Yankees. In the division series, He made two relief appearances, giving up one hit and striking out two.
He was back in his hometown recently helping at the dedication of East Clayton Community Park. Archer spoke with correspondent Mike Potter about the 2013 season and what’s to come.