MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports that if the Braves trade for a top starter, Chris Archer is the "most likely" target.
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Astros are looking to add a top-tier starting pitcher.
According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Rays left this week's GM meetings with a "stronger belief" that at least one of Chris Archer, Jake Odorizzi or Drew Smyly will be traded this offseason.
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that Chris Archer has accepted an invitation to pitch for the United States in the World Baseball Classic.
MLB Network's Jon Morosi reports the Braves have spoken to the Rays about a Chris Archer trade.
Chris Archer provided decent length in Thursday's win over the White Sox, surrendering three runs on six hits over 6 2/3 innings.
Chris Archer surrendered two runs in six innings Friday in a loss to the Red Sox.
Chris Archer logged a quality start in Friday's no-decision against the Orioles, allowing three runs on seven hits over his 6 1/3 innings.
Chris Archer pitched well in Saturday's loss to the Yankees, surrendering three runs on four hits over seven frames.
Chris Archer took a tough no-decision in Sunday's loss to the Blue Jays, fanning nine while allowing two runs over 6 1/3 innings.
Chris Archer struck out 10 batters over seven innings Sunday in the Rays' 10-4 rout of the Astros.
Chris Archer allowed two runs -- one earned -- over five innings in a loss to the Red Sox on Tuesday.
Chris Archer fired 7 1/3 scoreless innings Wednesday in the Rays' defeat of the Padres.
Chris Archer allowed five runs in six innings in a loss to the Yankees on Friday.