Nationals Journal: tyler clippard


Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 04/15/2014

Tyler Clippard’s splitter and kinship with Koji Uehara

Tyler Clippard added a splitter, in part, because of how he lost the Nationals closer’s job in 2012.

By Adam Kilgore  |  02:19 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 04/12/2014

Tyler Clippard on struggles against Braves: ‘I haven’t really executed’

Since the beginning of the 2013 season, the durable reliever has a 9.72 ERA against the Braves.

By James Wagner  |  01:05 PM ET, 04/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 03/06/2014

Tyler Clippard on winning bobblehead contest: ‘I’m excited, man’

After so many years of excellence in the Nationals bullpen, the reliever is thrilled to finally receive a bobblehead.

By James Wagner  |  09:54 AM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:19 PM ET, 03/05/2014

First outings for Gio Gonzalez, Tyler Clippard -- and other notes

The two pitchers each had scoreless outings and felt happy with their arm strength at this point of the spring.

By James Wagner  |  07:19 PM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 02/21/2014

Tyler Clippard rests with minor back tightness, will return Saturday

Nats reliever Tyler Clippard sat out Friday’s practice, but he says he’s fine and will return Saturday.

By Adam Kilgore  |  01:56 PM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 02/14/2014

Tyler Clippard relieved to avoid arbitration

Tyler Clippard was relieved to reach a one-year contract with the Nationals.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:47 PM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 02/10/2014

Tyler Clippard, Nationals avoid arbitration

The Nationals ensured they will not need any arbitration hearings for the second straight season.

By Adam Kilgore  |  01:09 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 01/25/2014

Nationals GM Mike Rizzo on roster moves, arbitration and extensions

“We like our bullpen. We like our core players. We certainly like the construction of this roster.“

By James Wagner  |  04:43 PM ET, 01/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullpen, doug fister, mike rizzo, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 12/10/2013

Mike Rizzo: No trade offers for Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard

The Nationals general manager says the interest in both relievers has been informal.

By James Wagner  |  06:03 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullpen, denard span, Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 08:05 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Cubs could try to trade for Drew Storen or Tyler Clippard

The Chicago Cubs have a closer opening and have initial interest in trading for either Drew Storen or Tyler Clippard to fill it.

By Adam Kilgore  |  08:05 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 08:22 PM ET, 09/23/2013

Tyler Clippard added a splitter to his repetoire

Tyler Clippard has thrown a splitter for years, but he never threw one in a major league game until this month.

By Adam Kilgore  |  08:22 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 09/17/2013

Bryce Harper’s ill-advised throw, Tyler Clippard’s rare gaffe

Harper’s throw and error and the two-run homer allowed by Clippard could decided the game if not for a ninth-inning comeback.

By James Wagner  |  06:44 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 08:51 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Tyler Clippard could close over the final month of the season

Davey Johnson says he could turn to the dominant right-handed reliever over Rafael Soriano to close out games.

By James Wagner  |  08:51 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:25 PM ET, 08/05/2013

Tyler Clippard has a 'sour taste' that now-suspended Jordany Valdespin cost him a save

Tyler Clippard speaks out about PEDs in baseball and the way one suspended player cost him a save.

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:25 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Biogenesis, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 07/27/2013

Mike Rizzo isn't mad at Tyler Clippard, won't fire Davey Johnson

After a hectic week at Nationals Park, Mike Rizzo commends Tyler Clippard and says Davey Johnson will be the Nationals' manager for the whole season.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:03 PM ET, 07/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  davey johnson, Drew Storen, mike rizzo, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 11:56 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Tyler Clippard sounds off after Nationals demote Drew Storen

The Nationals exposed simmering resentment about their decision to acquire Rafael Soriano when they optioned Drew Storen to the minor leagues.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:56 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  davey johnson, Drew Storen, rafael soriano, Tyler Clippard, Washington Nationals

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Tyler Clippard keeps rolling along

Tyler Clippard has brought remarkable consistency to a role defined by volatility.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:24 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:09 PM ET, 06/08/2013

X-rays negative for Denard Span, Tyler Clippard; Chris Marrero called up

Denard Span hopes to play against his former team tomorrow, but he may have to sit after fouling a ball off his foot.

By Adam Kilgore  |  09:09 PM ET, 06/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  denard span, Injuries, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 04/12/2013

A look at the Nats' pitchers so far

It's early, but let's jump into our year-to-date PITCHf/x numbers.

By Harry Pavlidis  |  11:16 AM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Analytics, Craig Stammen, dan haren, Drew Storen, Gio Gonzalez, Henry Rodriguez, Jordan Zimmermann, PITCHf/X, Pitching, rafael soriano, ross detwiler, Ryan Mattheus, Stephen Strasburg, Tyler Clippard, Zach Duke

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 04/10/2013

How Tyler Clippard and Rafael Soriano struggled Tuesday

The Nationals revamped bullpen has been unspectacular so far this season. Here is how two of the relievers faltered against the White Sox.

By James Wagner  |  01:03 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullpen, PITCHf/X, rafael soriano, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Do the Nationals need a lefty reliever?

If the Nationals' roster has any holes on paper, it would be the lack of a second left-hander in the bullpen to pair with long reliever Zach Duke.

By Adam Kilgore  |  02:36 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullpen, Ryan Mattheus, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 03/02/2013

Tyler Clippard, Ryan Mattheus would like to take Chris Perez's place in the World Baseball Classic

Team USA has a bullpen spot open after an injury, and Tyler Clippard and Ryan Mattheus would both like to fill it.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:56 PM ET, 03/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tyler Clippard, World Baseball Classic

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 01/18/2013

Nationals avoid arbitration with Tyler Clippard; Jordan Zimmerman remains

The Nationals officially announced they avoided arbitration with six of their seven arbitration-eligible. Jordan Zimmerman is the lone player who has yet to agree on a contract determining his 2013 salary.

By James Wagner  |  04:47 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Tyler Clippard halts his skid with a 1-2-3 inning

Tyler Clippard’s performance Thursday night mattered barely at all to the outcome of the game and very much to the Nationals’ chances in the coming month.

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Tyler Clippard becomes third Nationals closer to notch 30 saves in a season

Handed the closer's role only in late May, Tyler Clippard has flourished and notched his 30th save on Monday, only the third Nationals closer to do so in a season.

By James Wagner  |  12:12 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Drew Storen showing consistency, ready to lighten Tyler Clippard’s load

Storen has found a groove and his continued progress is another sign that Davey Johnson will us him to help ease the workload of closer Tyler Clippard.

By James Wagner  |  06:57 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  closer, drew storen, tyler clippard