MLB trade rumors: Yankees, Dodgers trying to acquire Rays starter Chris Archer

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Chris Archer (Getty Images)

The Rays could receive multiple trade offers for Chris Archer.

The Yankees and Dodgers are both trying to acquire the 29-year-old right hander, according to a report from The Athletic. The Padres are also interested in dealing for Archer, the report says.

Archer has made four starts since he returned from the disabled list in early July. He allowed three earned runs and seven hits in six innings on the mound Friday against the Orioles.

Archer, a two-time All-Star, has registered a 3-5 record and a 4.31 ERA in 96 innings pitched so far in 2018. He has spent all seven of his MLB seasons in Tampa.

The Yankees have already dealt for Blue Jays starter J.A. Happ and Orioles reliever Zach Britton this month.

Los Angeles acquired former Orioles star Manny Machado in exchange for five prospects in mid-July. San Diego also reportedly checked in on Mets ace Noah Syndergaard.