Are Chris Archer and Rick Kriseman in a Twitter beef?

The ex-Rays pitcher said something about attendance and support, and the St. Pete mayor responded about Archer’s record, and ...
Chris Archer, pictured during happier times in July at Tropicana Field. [MONICA HERNDON   |   Times]
Chris Archer, pictured during happier times in July at Tropicana Field. [MONICA HERNDON | Times]
Published February 28

Former Rays pitcher Chris Archer and St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman are in something of a Twitter beef.

It all started with comments Archer, now with the Pirates, made to Spectrum Sports about there not being enough fans in the St. Petersburg area to support the team and his opinion that as a result the team could end up moving.

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Then the Mayor made note of Archer’s record, specifically his 19-loss season in 2016.

And then ...

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