Tyler Clippard – His New York Mets Career 2015

tyler cippardLooking to bolster their bullpen for the stretch run in 2015, the Mets acquired right-hander Tyler Clippard from the Oakland A’s on July 27th.  He made his Met debut the following day pitching a scoreless 8th inning in the Mets 4-0 win over the San Diego Padres.

Serving as a set-up man for closer Jeurys Familia Clippard posted a 4-1 record with 2 saves and a 3.06 ERA in 32 appearances as the Mets went on to win the National League Eastern Division.

He earned his first save as a Met on August 2nd when he pitched a scoreless 9th inning in the Mets 5-2 victory over the Washington Nationals.  With the win the Mets pulled to within 1 game of the first-place Nationals.

Clippard struggled during the postseason as the Mets marched all the way to the World Series.   He appeared in 8 games during the postseason and posted a 0-1 record with a 6.75 ERA.  His one loss came during the 4th game of the World Series against the Kansas City Royals. He gave up 2 runs in 1/3 of an inning.

Following the season Clippard signed as a free agent with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

While with the Mets Clippard wore number 46.

Tyler Clippard also played for the following teams:
New York Yankees – 2007,2016,2017
Washington Nationals – 2008-2014
Oakland A’s – 2015
Arizona Diamondbacks – 2016

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