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.
Nationals and RHP Tyler Clippard avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $5.875 million contract.
Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said he hasn't had discussions with Tyler Clippard beyond a one-year deal, per James Wagner of the Washington Post.
Tyler Clippard requested $6.35 million and was offered $4.45 million from the Nationals when arbitration figures were exchanged on Friday.
Nationals manager Davey Johnson said Tuesday that he's not ruling out using Tyler Clippard at closer down the stretch.
Tyler Clippard hasn't allowed a run in May.
Nationals and RHP Tyler Clippard avoided arbitration by agreeing to a contract.
On the same day that Nationals manager Davey Johnson announced that Tyler Clippard would share the closer’s role with Drew Storen, Clippard picked up a blown save in Friday’s loss to the Brewers.
Nationals manager Davey Johnson announced on Friday that for the remainder of the season, Tyler Clippard and Drew Storen will share closing duties.
Tyler Clippard was a bit shaky, issuing two walks, but managed to escape his save chance unscathed against the Mets on Friday.