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Chris Archer is at home on the mound, and seemed equally at ease with Jay Mohr on 620 WDAE.
by Steve Carney / 620 WDAE
Chris Archer may have gotten all that he asked for and "Mohr" this afternoon on 620 WDAE and 95.3 FM.
The right-hander joined Jay Mohr Sports (heard every weekday from 12-3 on 620 WDAE and 95.3 FM), to discuss what goes on in the Rays clubhouse. That includes the 20-foot long reticulated python named Asia, brought into the clubhouse by Joe Maddon over the weekend.
"He just likes to be creative, just to show us and reinstill in us to be loose," Archer told Mohr. "We'll bring in penguins. We'll bring bands in. We'll bring DJs in, and this time, we brought in a 20-foot snake."
As for who was not a fan of Asia, Archer said Tampa Bay's super-phenom outfielder was at the top of that list.
"I'm pretty sure Wil Myers wanted nothing to do with the snake," Archer admitted. "He didn't overreact, because he doesn't overreact about anything, he's so calm and chill. But he was like 'Nah, don't even come near me with that thing.'"
Mohr also wanted to know who Archer would count on to get that one left-handed hitter out.
"Alex Torres has done a tremendous job. He has like a one-something ERA. Wesley Wright is an established big-leaguer who has proven he can get lefties out on a regular basis, and Cesar Ramos, so all four of our lefties I feel can come in and get that one guy out," Archer explained. "But right now, on our team who would be the guy? That would be Jake McGee."
Archer and Mohr also talked about the books the righty is reading, and whether he thought Ryan Dempster intentionally threw at Alex Rodriguez.
Click below to hear the entire conversation!