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Tyler Clippard
Birthdate: 2/14/1985 (32 y, 1 m, 9 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-4/170     Position: P
Drafted: 2003 June Amateur Draft - Round: 9, Pick: 27, Overall: 274, Team: New York Yankees
Contract: $12.2M / 2 Years (2016 - 2017)
RotoWire News: Clippard has two appearances in spring training so far, striking out three in a pair of scoreless innings. (3/4/2017)
Profiles:  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: The 32-year-old Clippard is a frustrating pitcher to own because of his two main traits: a high walk rate and fly ball tendencies. Giving up walks is never a sound strategy, especially in the late innings. He has nearly walked four batters per nine innings in the past two seasons (3.93 and 3.71). Additionally, he is an extreme flyball pitcher with the 5th-highest fastball percentage among qualified relievers last season. Normally his fly balls would be caught for easy outs, but eventually a run of bad luck will happen with a few going over the fences. He has been more homer-prone the last couple of seasons (0.6 to 1.0 to 1.4 home runs per nine innings) as his fastball velocity has declined (91.8 to 91.5 to 91.1 mph). With the declining skills and two top-10 relievers ahead of him (Aroldis Chapman and Dellin Betances) in the Yankees bullpen, the chances for Clippard to get any saves is almost non-existent. (Jeff Zimmerman)

The Quick Opinion: Clippard's save chances are low because of declining skills and a loaded Yankees bullpen.

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SeasonHandednessIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2014vs L35.1- - -149324015113140035.237.309.333.292
2014vs R35.0- - -129153176291147.126.197.226.191
SeasonHome / AwayIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2014Home36.22.95155336116122160141.239.325.346.304
2014Away33.21.34123141065371041.121.172.211.171
2014Home vs L21.0- - -9324401282100019.289.366.410.348
2014Home vs R15.2- - -6292144060122.164.262.245.236
2014Away vs L14.1- - -5680033140016.154.214.212.199
2014Away vs R19.1- - -6761032231025.094.136.210.148
SeasonMonthlyIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2014Mar/Apr12.22.845593084290018.196.327.400.325
2014May11.20.004360000040013.154.233.154.189
2014Jun11.23.0948103044031016.222.277.295.249
2014Jul9.01.003670011020012.206.257.212.218
2014Aug13.12.035080043220012.167.200.298.220
2014Sept/Oct12.03.754671155130111.167.239.310.248
20141st Half40.02.0316631601392181053.210.299.297.271
20142nd Half30.12.37112161198350129.151.196.267.208
SeasonLeverageIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2014Low Leverage20.0- - -76141011040022.194.237.208.206
2014Medium Leverage29.1- - -1201931883110140.176.258.306.257
2014High Leverage21.0- - -821430138281020.189.275.329.265
SeasonSituationalIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2014Bases Empty43.1- - -1742931333120153.180.241.267.233
2014Men on Base27.0- - -104184019142111029.194.284.315.267
2014Men In Scoring13.2- - -5410301510051013.204.288.289.252
SeasonThrough CountIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2014Through 3 - 00.2- - -101001107100.333.800.333.559
2014Through 3 - 13.0- - -2310000013004.100.609.100.428
2014Through 3 - 28.0- - -41401000120112.143.415.214.324
2014Through 2 - 06.0- - -3340022010105.174.424.174.305
2014Through 1 - 022.2- - -1021610773191027.193.343.313.305
2014Through 2 - 111.1- - -53700110110015.167.340.167.261
2014Through 1 - 129.0- - -1121321663120139.131.232.263.231
2014Through 0 - 141.0- - -149234195240155.160.189.246.194
2014Through 2 - 216.2- - -72121122080132.191.292.238.251
2014Through 1 - 226.2- - -9381133150151.092.151.161.147
2014Through 0 - 218.2- - -6492074210038.143.156.270.187
SeasonSP / RPIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2014As Reliever70.12.18278477122175231182.185.257.284.245
SeasonShiftsIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2014No Shift34.2- - -15141710000000.272.275.338.269
2014Shift - All4.2- - -161000000000.063.063.067.056
2014Shift - Traditional4.0- - -141000000000.071.071.071.064
2014Shift - Non Traditional0.2- - -20000000000.000.000.000.000
SeasonTTOIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
20141st Through Order as RP70.12.18278477122175231182.185.257.284.245

SeasonHandednessK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2014vs L8.923.572.500.7623.5 %9.4 %14.1 %- - -1.30.29974.2 %3.443.95
2014vs R12.092.315.220.5136.4 %7.0 %29.5 %- - -0.69.18681.1 %2.052.61
SeasonHome / AwayK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2014Home10.063.932.560.4926.5 %10.3 %16.1 %.2391.34.32672.0 %3.003.80
2014Away10.961.875.860.8033.3 %5.7 %27.6 %.1210.62.15389.3 %2.482.72
2014Home vs L8.144.291.900.8620.4 %10.8 %9.7 %.2891.62.35570.5 %3.994.46
2014Home vs R12.643.453.670.0035.5 %9.7 %25.8 %.1640.96.27375.0 %1.662.93
2014Away vs L10.052.514.000.6328.6 %7.1 %21.4 %.1540.84.20084.9 %2.643.20
2014Away vs R11.641.408.330.9337.3 %4.5 %32.8 %.0940.47.10896.8 %2.362.35
SeasonMonthlyK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2014Mar/Apr12.796.392.001.4232.7 %16.4 %16.4 %.1961.42.26965.8 %4.473.89
2014May10.033.093.250.0030.2 %9.3 %20.9 %.1540.86.231100.0 %1.933.52
2014Jun12.342.315.330.0033.3 %6.3 %27.1 %.2221.11.34569.2 %1.162.22
2014Jul12.002.006.000.0033.3 %5.6 %27.8 %.2061.00.31888.9 %1.132.09
2014Aug8.101.356.001.3524.0 %4.0 %20.0 %.1670.75.17783.3 %3.733.73
2014Sept/Oct8.252.253.670.7523.9 %6.5 %17.4 %.1670.83.20062.5 %3.383.84
20141st Half11.934.052.940.4531.9 %10.8 %21.1 %.2101.23.31277.9 %2.483.13
20142nd Half8.601.485.800.8925.9 %4.5 %21.4 %.1510.69.17673.0 %3.103.48
SeasonLeverageK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2014Low Leverage9.901.805.500.0029.0 %5.3 %23.7 %- - -0.90.28094.4 %1.532.71
2014Medium Leverage12.273.383.640.9233.3 %9.2 %24.2 %- - -1.02.24685.8 %2.963.19
2014High Leverage8.573.432.500.8624.4 %9.8 %14.6 %- - -1.05.23146.9 %3.613.96
SeasonSituationalK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2014Bases Empty11.012.494.420.6230.5 %6.9 %23.6 %- - -0.95.248100.0 %2.493.10
2014Men on Base9.673.672.640.6727.9 %10.6 %17.3 %- - -1.07.25838.2 %3.173.58
2014Men In Scoring8.563.292.600.0024.1 %9.3 %14.8 %- - -1.10.2780.0 %2.334.05
SeasonThrough CountK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2014Through 3 - 00.0094.500.000.000.0 %70.0 %-70.0 %- - -12.00.33387.5 %34.6334.63
2014Through 3 - 112.0039.000.310.0017.4 %56.5 %-39.1 %- - -4.67.167100.0 %13.4714.70
2014Through 3 - 213.5013.501.000.0029.3 %29.3 %0.0 %- - -2.00.250100.0 %5.015.93
2014Through 2 - 07.5015.000.500.0015.2 %30.3 %-15.2 %- - -2.33.22285.7 %6.478.11
2014Through 1 - 010.727.541.421.1926.5 %18.6 %7.8 %- - -1.54.24590.9 %4.994.74
2014Through 2 - 111.918.741.360.0028.3 %20.8 %7.5 %- - -1.59.25994.4 %3.404.92
2014Through 1 - 112.103.723.250.9334.8 %10.7 %24.1 %- - -0.86.17591.7 %3.132.98
2014Through 0 - 112.070.8813.750.4436.9 %2.7 %34.2 %- - -0.66.24175.4 %1.452.14
2014Through 2 - 217.284.324.000.0044.4 %11.1 %33.3 %- - -1.20.38790.5 %0.911.65
2014Through 1 - 217.211.6910.200.3454.8 %5.4 %49.5 %- - -0.49.20087.3 %0.470.49
2014Through 0 - 218.320.4838.000.9659.4 %1.6 %57.8 %- - -0.54.30441.7 %0.61-0.05
SeasonSP / RPK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2014As Reliever10.492.943.570.6429.5 %8.3 %21.2 %.1851.00.25276.6 %2.753.28
SeasonShiftsK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2014No Shift0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.18.272100.0 %3.135.56
2014Shift - All0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -0.21.063100.0 %3.135.78
2014Shift - Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -0.25.071100.0 %3.135.60
2014Shift - Non Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -0.00.000100.0 %3.136.84
SeasonTTOK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
20141st Through Order as RP10.492.943.570.6429.5 %8.3 %21.2 %.1851.00.25276.6 %2.753.28

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2014vs L0.8314.3 %38.8 %46.9 %13.0 %6.5 %5.3 %0.0 %41.0 %36.0 %23.0 %17.0 %54.0 %29.0 %617216401
2014vs R0.6512.9 %34.3 %52.9 %27.0 %5.4 %4.2 %0.0 %43.1 %33.3 %23.6 %22.2 %45.8 %31.9 %526168358
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2014Home0.7317.9 %34.7 %47.4 %15.6 %4.4 %3.0 %0.0 %37.1 %35.1 %27.8 %17.5 %55.7 %26.8 %644228416
2014Away0.768.2 %39.7 %52.1 %23.7 %7.9 %6.9 %0.0 %48.0 %34.7 %17.3 %21.3 %44.0 %34.7 %499156343
2014Home vs L0.7917.5 %36.5 %46.0 %13.8 %6.9 %0.0 %0.0 %37.5 %34.4 %28.1 %20.3 %54.7 %25.0 %386142244
2014Home vs R0.6318.8 %31.3 %50.0 %18.8 %0.0 %10.0 %0.0 %36.4 %36.4 %27.3 %12.1 %57.6 %30.3 %25886172
2014Away vs L0.888.6 %42.9 %48.6 %11.8 %5.9 %13.3 %0.0 %47.2 %38.9 %13.9 %11.1 %52.8 %36.1 %23174157
2014Away vs R0.677.9 %36.8 %55.3 %33.3 %9.5 %0.0 %0.0 %48.7 %30.8 %20.5 %30.8 %35.9 %33.3 %26882186
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2014Mar/Apr0.737.1 %39.3 %53.6 %6.7 %13.3 %0.0 %0.0 %39.3 %39.3 %21.4 %17.9 %39.3 %42.9 %23789148
2014May0.4715.4 %26.9 %57.7 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %42.3 %30.8 %26.9 %26.9 %42.3 %30.8 %18968121
2014Jun1.1025.0 %39.3 %35.7 %30.0 %0.0 %9.1 %0.0 %44.8 %44.8 %10.3 %17.2 %51.7 %31.0 %20663143
2014Jul1.4315.0 %50.0 %35.0 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %45.5 %36.4 %18.2 %9.1 %54.6 %36.4 %15245107
2014Aug0.5211.1 %30.6 %58.3 %19.0 %9.5 %9.1 %0.0 %47.2 %27.8 %25.0 %19.4 %58.3 %22.2 %16951118
2014Sept/Oct0.8010.0 %40.0 %50.0 %13.3 %6.7 %8.3 %0.0 %32.3 %32.3 %35.5 %22.6 %54.8 %22.6 %19068122
20141st Half0.8616.1 %38.7 %45.2 %21.4 %4.8 %2.8 %0.0 %43.2 %39.0 %17.9 %17.9 %47.4 %34.7 %712244468
20142nd Half0.6310.7 %34.7 %54.7 %17.1 %7.3 %7.7 %0.0 %40.3 %29.9 %29.9 %20.8 %54.6 %24.7 %431140291
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2014Low Leverage1.1118.4 %42.9 %38.8 %26.3 %0.0 %4.8 %0.0 %48.0 %30.0 %22.0 %22.0 %50.0 %28.0 %319111208
2014Medium Leverage0.688.8 %36.8 %54.4 %18.9 %8.1 %8.0 %0.0 %42.7 %38.2 %19.1 %19.1 %51.5 %29.4 %526173353
2014High Leverage0.5915.7 %31.4 %52.9 %14.8 %7.4 %0.0 %0.0 %35.2 %35.2 %29.6 %16.7 %50.0 %33.3 %298100198
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2014Bases Empty0.7712.1 %38.3 %49.5 %20.8 %5.7 %4.9 %0.0 %46.3 %32.4 %21.3 %20.4 %52.8 %26.9 %740248492
2014Men on Base0.7016.4 %34.4 %49.2 %16.7 %6.7 %4.8 %0.0 %34.4 %39.1 %26.6 %17.2 %46.9 %35.9 %403136267
2014Men In Scoring0.5811.8 %32.4 %55.9 %15.8 %0.0 %9.1 %0.0 %38.9 %36.1 %25.0 %16.7 %44.4 %38.9 %19060130
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2014Through 3 - 02.0033.3 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %533518
2014Through 3 - 10.6716.7 %33.3 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %66.7 %16.7 %16.7 %16.7 %66.7 %16.7 %1368254
2014Through 3 - 21.3312.5 %50.0 %37.5 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %37.5 %31.3 %31.3 %31.3 %56.3 %12.5 %298136162
2014Through 2 - 01.135.6 %50.0 %44.4 %12.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %44.4 %44.4 %11.1 %22.2 %55.6 %22.2 %1689276
2014Through 1 - 00.7814.3 %37.5 %48.2 %18.5 %11.1 %4.8 %0.0 %42.9 %41.1 %16.1 %26.8 %50.0 %23.2 %475216259
2014Through 2 - 10.7111.1 %37.0 %51.9 %14.3 %0.0 %10.0 %0.0 %40.7 %40.7 %18.5 %22.2 %55.6 %22.2 %299145154
2014Through 1 - 10.9310.0 %43.3 %46.7 %17.9 %10.7 %3.8 %0.0 %46.7 %35.0 %18.3 %20.0 %51.7 %28.3 %565217348
2014Through 0 - 10.809.2 %40.2 %50.6 %22.7 %4.5 %5.7 %0.0 %43.8 %28.1 %28.1 %18.0 %52.8 %29.2 %641168473
2014Through 2 - 21.6016.1 %51.6 %32.3 %20.0 %0.0 %18.8 %0.0 %38.7 %25.8 %35.5 %16.1 %58.1 %25.8 %463182281
2014Through 1 - 21.8213.9 %55.6 %30.6 %18.2 %9.1 %10.0 %0.0 %38.9 %33.3 %27.8 %19.4 %52.8 %27.8 %515162353
2014Through 0 - 21.0012.0 %44.0 %44.0 %27.3 %18.2 %18.2 %0.0 %36.0 %28.0 %36.0 %24.0 %40.0 %36.0 %30260242
SeasonSP / RPGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2014As Reliever0.7513.7 %36.9 %49.4 %19.3 %6.0 %4.8 %0.0 %41.9 %34.9 %23.3 %19.2 %50.6 %30.2 %1143384759
SeasonShiftsGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2014No Shift0.8514.3 %39.5 %46.3 %22.1 %0.0 %5.2 %0.0 %43.7 %33.8 %22.5 %21.2 %50.3 %28.5 %509150359
2014Shift - All0.4012.5 %25.0 %62.5 %10.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %18.8 %43.8 %37.5 %6.3 %68.8 %25.0 %572136
2014Shift - Traditional0.5014.3 %28.6 %57.1 %12.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %21.4 %42.9 %35.7 %7.1 %71.4 %21.4 %512031
2014Shift - Non Traditional0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %615
SeasonTTOGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
20141st Through Order as RP0.7513.7 %36.9 %49.4 %19.3 %6.0 %4.8 %0.0 %41.9 %34.9 %23.3 %19.2 %50.6 %30.2 %1143384759