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Chris Archer has 2020 option picked up by Pirates

by Brendan Tuma | Pirates Correspondent | Mon, Nov 4th 1:40pm EST

The Pirates are exercising the $9 million 2020 club option on Chris Archer. (Nubyjas Wilborn on Twitter)

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Archer posted a 5.19 ERA in 23 starts this season but it still made sense to pick up this option in hopes of a turnaround. The 31-year-old has mostly been a disappointment since the Pirates acquired him, especially considering who they sent to Tampa Bay when acquiring him. Both Tyler Glasnow and Austin Meadows have shown star potential with the Rays.

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