It happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you’re lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it’s a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
Tyler Clippard, the Mets’ newest reliever, says he looks forward to chasing down the Nationals: “They’re beatable.”
The Mets acquire RHP Tyler Clippard from Oakland, making their race with the Nationals for the NL East all the more intense.
The Mets are reportedly “making progress” toward a trade with Oakland for Tyler Clippard.
The Nationals have had talks with the Athletics about possibly re-acquiring reliever Tyler Clippard, per Ken Rosenthal.
Tyler Clippard has been named the Oakland Athletics’ closer, according to MLB.com’s Jane Lee.
Ian Desmond is “penciled in” on the Nationals’ Opening Day roster, says GM Mike Rizzo of the shortstop heavily attached to offseason trade rumors. Also, Rizzo’s remarks on the Clippard-Escobar trade.
With the news of teammate, friend, and former roommate Tyler Clippard being traded, Nationals closer Drew Storen called upon the movie “Old School” to capture the moment.
The Washington Nationals have acquired infielder Yunel Escobar from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for right-handed reliever Tyler Clippard, President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo announced Wednesday.
With tensions heightening for Nationals fans in anticipation of Game 4 against the Giants, Tyler Clippard takes to the podium to announce himself as the Nationals’ Game 5 starter.