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Paul Clemens | Relief Pitcher

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (26) / 2/14/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 197
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Phillies signed RHP Paul Clemens to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
The 26-year-old right-hander appeared in 13 games out of the Astros bullpen in 2014, registering a 5.84 ERA, 1.66 WHIP and 16/13 K/BB ratio over 24 2/3 innings. With his ability to start and pitch in relief, he'll provide valuable organizational depth for the Phillies. Nov 22 - 12:59 PM

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Astros sent RHP Paul Clemens outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Clemens cleared waivers and will continue to provide bullpen depth in the minor leagues for the Astros. Over his 13 appearances with the big league club this season, he registered a 5.84 ERA, 1.66 WHIP and 16/13 K/BB ratio in 24 2/3 innings.
Sep 6 - 8:46 AM

Astros designated RHP Paul Clemens for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster. Clemens has posted a 5.84 ERA over 13 relief appearances with the Astros this season.
Sep 2 - 1:32 PM

Astros optioned RHP Paul Clemens to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

He's clearing space for Brad Peacock, who will rejoin the rotation Wednesday. Clemens holds a 5.84 ERA over 13 relief appearances this season.
Aug 6 - 12:33 AM

Astros recalled RHP Paul Clemens from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Clemens owns an ugly 6.08 ERA over 12 appearances with the Astros this season. He'll be used in middle relief.
Jul 27 - 10:57 AM

Astros optioned RHP Paul Clemens to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

He was sent down to make room for Jake Buchanan, who will be called up Saturday to make his major league debut. Clemens owns an ugly 6.08 ERA over 12 appearances with the Astros this season.
Jun 20 - 10:38 PM

Astros recalled RHP Paul Clemens from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Clemens has put up a 5.16 ERA over 11 relief appearances with the Astros this season. He'll be used in the middle innings.
Jun 15 - 11:47 AM

Astros optioned RHP Paul Clemens to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

The Astros needed a fresh arm after Clemens threw 61 pitches while allowing four runs over two relief innings Saturday. Rudy Owens takes his spot in the bullpen.
Jun 8 - 10:46 AM

Astros recalled RHP Paul Clemens from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Clemens holds a 4.08 ERA over eight appearances out of the bullpen for the Astros this season. He'll be utilized in a long relief role.
Jun 1 - 11:21 AM

Astros optioned RHP Paul Clemens to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Clemens was sent out to make room on the active roster for Kyle Farnsworth who was inked to a free agent deal early Saturday. He has posted a 4.08 ERA, 1.47 WHIP and 9/6 K/BB ratio over 17 2/3 innings with the Astros this season, and should be back with the big league club at some point later in the season.
May 17 - 11:31 AM

Astros recalled RHP Paul Clemens from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Clemens was sent down a week ago after posting a 4.73 ERA over four relief appearances, but he's getting another shot with Jose Cisnero (elbow) landing on the DL. He'll be used in long relief.
May 9 - 2:00 PM

Astros optioned RHP Paul Clemens to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

He's clearing room for the addition of Tony Sipp. Clemens held a 4.73 ERA over four relief appearances before being sent out.
May 2 - 2:08 PM

Astros recalled RHP Paul Clemens from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Clemens will provide an extra arm in the bullpen for a few days while Scott Feldman is away on bereavement leave. He posted a 5.40 ERA, 1.47 WHIP and 49/26 K/BB ratio in 73 1/3 innings with the Astros in 2013.
Apr 12 - 3:37 PM

Astros optioned RHP Paul Clemens to Triple-A Oklahoma City; reassigned RHPs Jake Buchanan, Bobby Doran, Nick Tropeano and Jason Stoffel, C Ryan McGurdy, OFs Preston Tucker and Leonardo Heras, INFs Jonathan Meyer and Ronald Torreyes to minor league camp.

Clemens spent most of last season with the big club but is among the Astros' early cuts this spring. He'll be up at some point this season. None of the other cuts are a surprise.
Mar 9 - 8:54 AM

Paul Clemens pitched well in a losing effort against the Yankees on Saturday, surrendering two runs (one earned) on five hits over 5 1/3 frames.

Clemens punched out four on the night while walking just one. The only damage against him came on an RBI single from Robinson Cano in the sixth inning, then Eduardo Nunez came around to score the would-be winning run on a passed ball later in the frame. The 25-year-old rookie right-hander wraps up his season with a 4-7 record, 5.40 ERA, 1.47 WHIP and 49/26 K/BB ratio over 73 1/3 innings. He'll be a longshot to crack the Astros Opening Day rotation next season.
Sat, Sep 28, 2013 10:16:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Carlos Ruiz
2Wil Nieves
3Cameron Rupp
4Rene Garcia
5Koyie Hill
1B1Ryan Howard
2Darin Ruf
3Russ Canzler
2B1Chase Utley
2Cord Phelps
3Andres Blanco
4Odubel Herrera
SS1Freddy Galvis
3B1Cody Asche
2Maikel Franco
3Cesar Hernandez
4Chris Nelson
LF1Domonic Brown
2Grady Sizemore
3Xavier Paul
CF1Ben Revere
2Darin Mastroianni
3Brian Bogusevic
RF1Marlon Byrd
2Jeff Francoeur
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Cole Hamels
2Cliff Lee
3David Buchanan
4Jerome Williams
5Jesse Biddle
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jonathan Papelbon
2Jake Diekman
3Ken Giles
4Mario Hollands
5Justin De Fratus
6Cesar Jimenez
7Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez
8Luis Garcia
9Elvis Araujo
10Nefi Ogando
11Andy Oliver
12Paul Clemens