Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Friday that Tyler Clippard will serve as the team's interim closer while Sean Doolittle (shoulder) is sidelined.
Tyler Clippard was taken for four runs in two-thirds of an inning in Sunday's 10-4 loss to the White Sox.
Athletics and RHP Tyler Clippard avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract.
Tyler Clippard requested $8.85 million and was offered $7.775 million from the Athletics when arbitration figures were exchanged.
Athletics acquired RHP Tyler Clippard from the Nationals for Yunel Escobar.
William Ladson of MLB.com reports Tyler Clippard is going to the Athletics in the Yunel Escobar trade.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports the Nationals are having active trade discussions about Tyler Clippard.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that the Nationals are likely to trade Tyler Clippard this winter.
Tyler Clippard has been added to the National League All-Star team.
With Rafael Soriano needing the day off, Tyler Clippard struck out the side in the ninth for his first save of the year Monday against the Brewers.
Nationals manager Matt Williams announced Monday that Tyler Clippard will be his primary eighth inning reliever.
Tyler Clippard (back) threw a bullpen session Monday morning in Nationals camp.
Tyler Clippard (back) will resume workouts Saturday before throwing a bullpen session Monday.
Tyler Clippard has been limited the last two days in Nationals camp due to back soreness.