Pirates activate P Chris Archer from Injured List

PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 19: Chris Archer #24 of the Pittsburgh Pirates delivers a pitch in the first inning during the game against the Kansas City Royals at PNC Park on September 19, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH– The Pirates have activated one of the team’s best pitchers off the Injured List.

The team has activated P Chris Archer after suffering right thumb inflammation.

Now, Archer, 30, will look to rebound from a slow start that has seen him accumulate a 5.58 ERA over 6 starts.

The Pirates are still two games above .500, sitting at 21-19.

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