ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon thought Chris Archer would be fine after getting a new contract -- and he was right. Archer threw six solid innings, Evan Longoria hit a three-run homer and the Rays split a four-game series with Toronto by beating the Blue Jays 7-2 on Thursday night. Archer (1-0) allowed two runs, four hits, two walks and had seven strikeouts. Archer and the Rays agreed to a $25.5 million, six-year deal Wednesday. "The conversations he and I have been having, I thought it was going to be OK," Maddon said. "Hes been really kind of matter-of-fact in a good way about all this stuff." Archers contract includes club options for 2020 and 2021 that could raise the value to $43.75 million. "Having it or not having a contract or money, it didnt affect me because its never been a thought in my mind when I was in between the lines," Archer said. Longoria tied Carlos Pena for first on the Rays career home run list with 163 on his seventh-inning shot off Esmil Rogers that put Tampa Bay ahead 7-2. "Its a proud moment for me because this has been my home for so long," Longoria said. Brandon Morrow (0-1) gave up four runs and seven hits over five innings in his first start since May 28. The right-hander missed the final four months last season due to an entrapped radial nerve in his right forearm. "That was a tough one where you feel like you pitched better than the line," Morrow said. "But to their credit, they didnt give away any at bats, worked counts, and found those holes when guys were on and got their runs." The Blue Jays extended their winless road series streak at Tampa Bay to 21. Since taking a series in April 2007, Toronto has lost 19 and split two road series against the Rays. "Against those four starters they threw at us, to get two wins, youve got to feel good, especially after getting knocked around a little bit that first game," Toronto manager John Gibbons said. "So well go home feeling good." Ryan Hanigan had an RBI single in the second, and Desmond Jennings hit a run-scoring double during a three-run third as the Rays took a 4-0 lead. Toronto got to 4-2 in the fourth on Dioner Navarros sacrifice fly and an RBI infield single from Brett Lawrie. Tampa Bay right fielder and 2013 AL Rookie of the Year Wil Myers was scratched from the lineup due to flulike symptoms. Infielder-outfielder Sean Rodriguez was placed on the paternity leave list for the birth of his son and infielder Vince Belnome was recalled from Triple-A Durham. With Rodriguez expected back Friday, Belnome was optioned back to Durham after the game. Rays outfielder David DeJesus returned after missing the previous two games with a bruised right foot and went 2 for 5. First listed to start in left field, DeJesus was moved to designated hitter. Gibbons wanted to challenge an out call on Lawries one-out grounder in the ninth, but was denied the opportunity because he was too late in telling the umpires of his decision. "Once the pitcher steps on the rubber and the hitter steps in the box, they nullify it," Gibbons said. "It turned out he was out, but at the time it was questionable." NOTES: Toronto closer Casey Janssen, on the 15-day disabled list due to a strain in his left abdominal area and lower back, continues throwing on level ground. The right-hander doesnt know when he will have a bullpen session. "Were just trying to work our way to the mound," Janssen said. "Want to get comfortable on flat ground." ... Tampa Bay RHP Jake Odorizzi and Texas LHP Joe Saunders will start the opener of a three-game series Friday night. ... The Blue Jays will start RHP Dustin McGowan in Friday nights home opener against the New York Yankees. 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Fill-in Scott Baker gave up three hits over six innings and Chris Gimenez hit a tiebreaking two-out RBI single in the sixth off Phil Hughes. Zapatillas Vans Online Rebajas . The English Football Association had charged the German right back with violent conduct after retrospectively reviewing video evidence of an incident that was missed by match officials at Craven Cottage on Saturday.Jerramy Stevens, the husband of U.S. national team goalkeeper Hope Solo, was driving a team vehicle when he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence earlier this week, a person familiar with the details of the arrest said Thursday.The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because they could not discuss the case publicly.TMZ first reported the details regarding the vehicle.Stevens, a former tight end for the Seattle Seahawks, was pulled over in Manhattan Beach, California, about 1:30 a.m. Monday for driving without headlights. Solo was the only passenger in the car but she was not arrested or detained.U.S. Soccer on Wednesday suspended Solo from the national team for 30 days. She will not travel to a pair of exhibition matches next month in Europe.Solo was in Southern California for training camp with the team, which is preparing to play in the World Cup starting in June.I think its best for me to take a break, decompress from the stress of the last several months, and come back mentally and physically ready to positively contribute to the team, Solo said in a statement following her suspension.It was the latest off-field trouble for the 33-year-old Olympian. Earlier this month, a judge dismissed two misdemeanour counts of domestic violence against herr.dddddddddddd The charges stemmed from an altercation with her half-sister and 17-year-old nephew at a party in Washington state last June.Solo had pleaded not guilty in that case, and she continued to play for the U.S. team and with her National Womens Soccer League team, the Seattle Reign, while awaiting trial.Her last appearance in a match with the national team was in December, when she started in a scoreless draw against Brazil in the championship game of the 2014 International Tournament of Brasilia.During our current national team camp, Hope made a poor decision that has resulted in a negative impact on U.S. Soccer and her teammates, coach Jill Ellis said in a statement Wednesday. We feel at this time it is best for her to step away from the team.Solo will be eligible for reinstatement after the suspension, pending review and approval by U.S. Soccer and Ellis.U.S. Soccer did not comment further on the matter.The suspension comes at a critical time for the U.S. team. Following the exhibition matches in February, the U.S. team will play in the Algarve Cup in March before opening World Cup play on June 8 against Australia in Winnipeg, Manitoba.Stevens was released with a citation to appear in Los Angeles Superior Court on March 19. The couple lives in Kirkland, Washington. ' ' '