Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:59:19 -0700
Oakland Athletics RP Tyler Clippard has been named the team's closer to start the season.
Fantasy Tip: Clippard enters as the closer because of an injury to Sean Doolittle (shoulder), who could miss the first month of the season. Both relievers are worth owning in deep mixed leagues, and Clippard could hang onto the job if he's pitching well when Doolittle returns.
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:46:03 -0800
Updating a previous report, Oakland Athletics RP Tyler Clippard avoided arbitration by signing a one-year, $8.3 million deal Wednesday, Feb. 11.
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:38:12 -0800
Oakland Athletics RP Tyler Clippard avoided arbitration by signing a one-year deal Wednesday, Feb. 11. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 11:25:26 -0800
Oakland Athletics RP Sean Doolittle (shoulder) is feeling much better after receiving a platelet-rich plasma injection in his shoulder to alleviate swelling and irritation. He's started range-of-motion stretching. However, there's no timetable for when he'll throw again, and he's still expected to miss the start of the season. RPs Tyler Clippard, Eric O'Flaherty and Ryan Cook are the obvious candidates to take over closing duties with Doolittle out.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:00:13 -0800
Oakland Athletics RP Tyler Clippard is expected to be the front-runner for closing duties while RP Sean Doolittle (shoulder) recovers from his partially torn rotator cuff, in the opinion of San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser.
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:15:06 -0800
The Oakland Athletics acquired RP Tyler Clippard from the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Jan. 14, in exchange for SS Yunel Escobar.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:56:24 -0800
Washington Nationals RP Tyler Clippard has been discussed in trade talks with multiple clubs, according to sources.
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 08:50:32 -0800
Washington Nationals RP Tyler Clippard likely will be traded this offseason, according to a source.
Sat, 06 Sep 2014 11:46:09 -0700
Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams will determine his closer based on match-ups and game situation for the immediate future, using the trio of RP Drew Storen, RP Tyler Clippard and RP Matt Thornton. RP Rafael Soriano was removed from the closer's role after blowing his fifth save since the All-Star break Friday, Sept. 5.
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:43:12 -0700
Washington Nationals RP Tyler Clippard has been added to the National League All-Star team.