This was, apparently, the worst thing that has ever happened to the Tampa Bay Rays.
That’s the only conclusion to be drawn based on the fact that on Monday, a full day removed from the heat of competition that can sometimes lead players to say silly things in locker rooms, Chris Archer did not back off on his initial comments. In fact, he took them a step further.
“I never saw Hank Aaron flip his bat. I’m not comparing the two, but they’re obviously in the same class of players as far what they accomplished,” Archer said on Monday, a day after he took the loss against the Red Sox. “I guess different people have different ways of reacting "
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