Tyler Clippard
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 200LBS | Age: 37

Draft: 2003 | Rd: 9, #274, New York Yankees | J W Mitchell HS (FL)

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 0 0 7.20 4 0 0 5.0 4 2.00
16 Seasons 56 48 3.16 807 14 74 872.1 956 1.11
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 4 0-0 7.20 5.0 4 2.00
16 Seasons 807 56-48 3.16 872.1 956 1.11

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2015 30 1239 202 11 5.4 3.7 87.2 109.1 25.8 34.7 .206 .364 .267 .296 .327 26.2 21.3 10.3 2.92 3.59
2016 31 1059 163 8 4.9 3.1 86.3 111.1 24.2 32.5 .183 .319 .309 .260 .310 27.6 27.5 9.9 3.57 2.80
2017 32 1113 159 9 5.7 3.4 86.3 110.3 20.2 34.0 .207 .370 .305 .297 .353 34.0 27.3 11.7 4.77 3.76
2018 33 1158 175 12 6.9 4.2 87.1 113.0 27.2 38.3 .197 .372 .309 .280 .359 29.3 29.8 8.1 3.67 3.27
2019 34 937 155 12 7.7 5 85.8 113.1 23.0 27.7 .182 .353 .260 .265 .315 28.8 26.6 6.2 2.90 3.04
2020 35 416 68 6 8.8 6.1 86.5 107.8 23.1 39.7 .210 .394 .237 .273 .352 27.9 26.5 4.1 2.77 3.11
2021 36 410 76 9 11.8 8.1 88.1 108.1 23.5 36.8 .263 .507 .315 .366 .411 38.2 18.9 9.9 3.20 5.92
2022 37 113 17 1 5.9 3.6 82.9 102.2 17.2 52.9 .179 .299 .434 .330 .254 23.5 14.3 14.3 7.20 4.58
Player 6445 1015 68 6.7 4.3 86.6 113.1 24.0 34.6 .201 .368 .291 .287 .339 29.5 25.7 9.1
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Clippard relies on 6 pitches.
Sinker
(33.6%) ,
Changeup
(31.9%) ,
Split Finger
(15%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(14.2%) ,
Curveball
(4.4%) ,
Slider
(0.9%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 22.8 36.1 27.2 13.9 38.1 34.2 27.7 2.0 16.3 44.6 21.8 5.9 5.4 3.7
2016 33.1 25.2 23.9 17.8 42.9 29.4 27.6 3.1 22.1 38.7 19.0 9.2 4.9 3.1
2017 34.6 30.2 24.5 10.7 36.5 42.1 21.4 9.4 17.6 33.3 21.4 10.1 5.7 3.4
2018 21.7 39.4 23.4 15.4 34.3 34.9 30.9 2.9 15.4 43.4 19.4 10.3 6.9 4.2
2019 32.9 32.3 19.4 15.5 45.2 31.0 23.9 3.9 23.2 41.3 16.1 4.5 7.7 5.0
2020 29.4 32.4 26.5 11.8 42.6 36.8 20.6 4.4 20.6 38.2 19.1 8.8 8.8 6.1
2021 27.6 42.1 22.4 7.9 40.8 30.3 28.9 2.6 22.4 35.5 21.1 6.6 11.8 8.1
2022 41.2 35.3 23.5 0.0 41.2 41.2 17.6 11.8 29.4 35.3 5.9 11.8 5.9 3.6
Player 28.8 33.6 23.9 13.7 39.6 34.3 26.1 4.1 19.3 39.9 19.5 8.0 6.7 4.3
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2022 Sinker WSH R 38 87.5 20.9 -5.7 -22 12.2 -2.6 -18
2022 Slider WSH R 1 82.0 34.1 -6.4 -16 3.5 -5.0 -59
2022 Splitter WSH R 17 80.3 44.4 8.3 23 0.7 -9.7 -94
2022 Curveball WSH R 5 74.4 58.8 -0.6 -1 8.3 -4.0 -33
2022 4-Seamer WSH R 16 87.6 16.1 2.3 13 5.7 -0.6 -10
2022 Changeup WSH R 36 77.2 32.0 -5.3 -14 15.1 1.1 8
2021 Splitter ARI R 62 81.1 39.6 3.0 8 1.1 -8.9 -89
2021 Curveball ARI R 20 74.5 56.1 -2.8 -5 6.3 -4.1 -40
2021 Slider ARI R 10 83.1 32.7 -5.9 -15 3.7 -2.8 -43
2021 4-Seamer ARI R 104 88.8 15.9 1.6 9 6.1 -0.8 -11
2021 Changeup ARI R 140 78.3 29.8 -5.8 -16 13.0 -0.3 -2
2021 Sinker ARI R 74 88.7 19.3 -6.0 -24 12.1 -2.4 -17
2020 Splitter MIN R 85 81.1 43.9 5.9 16 0.6 -9.3 -107
2020 Curveball MIN R 29 75.1 59.4 -0.8 -1 6.1 -4.0 -40
2020 4-Seamer MIN R 76 89.5 14.6 2.7 16 6.6 0.1 2
2020 Changeup MIN R 144 78.0 29.8 -5.0 -14 13.6 0.6 5
2020 Sinker MIN R 82 88.8 18.2 -6.6 -26 12.4 -1.9 -14
2019 Changeup CLE R 283 78.4 29.1 -5.9 -17 12.5 -0.8 -6
2019 Curveball CLE R 36 74.4 63.8 1.5 2 6.4 -4.5 -41
2019 Slider CLE R 81 82.6 40.4 0.4 1 4.9 -0.8 -15
2019 Splitter CLE R 149 81.8 42.8 5.9 16 4.3 -4.4 -50
2019 4-Seamer CLE R 179 90.1 14.1 3.3 19 5.9 -0.7 -10
2019 Sinker CLE R 201 89.9 19.1 -5.3 -22 12.8 -1.6 -11
2018 Slider TOR R 99 83.1 37.7 -1.6 -4 4.5 -0.9 -17
2018 Splitter TOR R 183 82.4 39.3 2.3 6 4.1 -6.4 -61
2018 Changeup TOR R 361 78.5 28.8 -5.0 -15 11.8 -0.3 -3
2018 4-Seamer TOR R 493 90.9 14.9 2.2 13 5.2 -1.8 -26
2018 Curveball TOR R 11 74.9 56.3 -4.3 -7 8.2 -3.2 -28
2017 Sinker HOU R 2 91.3 18.8 -2.4 -11 14.2 -0.4 -3
2017 Splitter HOU R 261 81.6 39.9 4.5 13 3.1 -7.4 -70
2017 Changeup HOU R 399 79.1 28.0 -3.6 -11 14.5 2.4 20
2017 4-Seamer HOU R 421 90.9 13.4 2.2 14 7.1 -0.4 -6
2017 Slider HOU R 30 80.7 40.6 -0.8 -2 5.5 -1.3 -19
2016 Curveball NYY R 28 75.1 57.9 -1.1 -2 4.2 -4.5 -52
2016 Splitter NYY R 213 82.3 37.7 4.5 14 2.8 -7.1 -72
2016 Changeup NYY R 338 79.6 25.6 -6.0 -19 11.5 -0.3 -3
2016 4-Seamer NYY R 472 91.7 11.5 3.2 22 6.3 -1.8 -22
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2022 Sinker 1.8 1 38 33.6 8 .333 .333 .550 23.1 0.0 0.0 .171 .232 .503 0.0
2022 Changeup 1.4 0 36 31.9 7 .333 .833 .514 7.7 0.0 0.0 .200 .469 .343 33.3
2022 Splitter 0.8 0 17 15.0 9 .125 .125 .178 25.0 33.3 20.0 .180 .195 .225 20.0
2022 4-Seamer -0.4 0 16 14.2 3 .333 .667 .417 14.3 33.3 12.5 .044 .068 .044 0.0
2022 Curveball 1.7 0 5 4.4 -- -- -- 50.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2022 Slider 41.8 0 1 0.9 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 0.0 0.0 -- .483 1.009 .627 100.0
2021 Changeup 0.8 1 140 34.1 40 .343 .571 .429 22.4 10.0 20.0 .325 .540 .408 29.0
2021 4-Seamer -4.8 -5 104 25.4 24 .143 .190 .193 20.8 20.8 15.6 .151 .236 .212 29.4
2021 Sinker 2.4 2 74 18.0 21 .278 .667 .479 25.0 4.8 33.3 .377 1.022 .592 64.7
2021 Splitter 1.8 1 62 15.1 22 .111 .111 .177 37.0 45.5 24.4 .161 .219 .233 33.3
2021 Curveball -1.7 0 20 4.9 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .399 .985 .569 50.0
2021 Slider -8.7 -1 10 2.4 1 .000 .000 .000 40.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2020 Changeup -6.0 -9 144 34.6 51 .180 .320 .223 22.4 15.7 24.2 .233 .486 .307 31.0
2020 Splitter 2.5 2 85 20.4 21 .238 .333 .248 30.3 38.1 14.3 .219 .383 .256 30.8
2020 Sinker 0.3 0 82 19.7 12 .300 .400 .371 25.6 16.7 16.7 .227 .330 .317 25.0
2020 4-Seamer -3.1 -2 76 18.3 14 .154 .154 .179 45.5 57.1 27.6 .095 .108 .136 0.0
2020 Curveball 0.3 0 29 7.0 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 Changeup -2.1 -6 283 30.2 67 .140 .316 .263 23.1 10.4 13.5 .207 .356 .298 17.6
2019 Sinker -0.6 -1 201 21.5 38 .333 .576 .429 20.7 5.3 15.4 .264 .504 .371 38.7
2019 4-Seamer -2.1 -4 179 19.1 52 .093 .256 .217 35.4 44.2 30.7 .078 .233 .201 31.8
2019 Splitter -0.4 -1 149 15.9 59 .186 .339 .237 31.9 42.4 23.8 .174 .282 .191 26.5
2019 Slider 0.4 0 81 8.6 16 .200 .467 .303 48.4 37.5 15.8 .214 .624 .363 44.4
2019 Curveball -1.6 -1 36 3.8 6 .167 .333 .208 9.1 0.0 0.0 .281 .426 .302 50.0
2018 4-Seamer -0.2 -1 493 42.6 118 .214 .417 .320 28.9 28.8 24.6 .221 .422 .318 39.4
2018 Changeup -1.3 -5 361 31.2 87 .218 .500 .332 29.8 16.1 17.9 .177 .361 .266 15.2
2018 Splitter -0.6 -1 183 15.8 63 .200 .350 .256 38.8 50.8 24.2 .167 .307 .224 39.3
2018 Slider 1.9 2 99 8.5 15 .462 .538 .477 42.4 33.3 19.2 .269 .365 .329 25.0
2018 Curveball -0.5 0 11 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 20.0 0.0 0.0 .040 .081 .058 0.0
2017 4-Seamer 1.7 7 421 37.8 92 .274 .644 .456 31.6 28.3 21.3 .246 .517 .389 55.1
2017 Changeup -2.4 -10 399 35.8 97 .205 .337 .293 26.1 16.5 19.0 .187 .296 .262 15.7
2017 Splitter 0.8 2 261 23.5 73 .147 .235 .213 36.6 41.1 21.7 .192 .306 .243 41.0
2017 Slider 1.8 1 30 2.7 1 .000 .000 .000 60.0 0.0 0.0 .147 .157 .144 0.0
2017 Sinker -6.6 0 2 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Changeup 138 78.0 98 19.9 1:30 1:30 0
2020 Curveball 29 75.1 68 15.1 6:45 6:45 0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 75 89.5 97 20.2 12:45 12:45 0
2020 Splitter 76 81.0 28 5.9 6:00 6:30 -30
2020 Sinker 77 88.8 96 20.5 1:00 1:15 -15
2021 Changeup 140 78.3 97 19.3 1:45 1:30 15
2021 Curveball 20 74.5 67 12.3 6:45 7:00 -15
2021 4-Seam Fastball 104 88.8 96 19.3 12:45 12:45 0
2021 Splitter 19 81.5 57 4.7 3:45 4:15 -30
2021 Sinker 73 88.7 95 19.4 1:00 1:15 -15
2021 Slider 10 83.1 43 6.8 12:00 10:45 75
2022 Changeup 36 77.2 98 20.2 1:45 1:45 0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 16 87.6 94 19.8 12:45 12:30 15
2022 Sinker 38 87.5 92 18.9 1:00 1:30 -30
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 46 184 0 0 2 1 2
2009 243 979 -8 -10 4 7 -7
2010 372 1,551 -12 -10 5 8 -10
2011 327 1,346 -11 -23 3 4 -26
2012 317 1,339 -7 -16 9 5 -10
2013 274 1,164 -16 -6 5 4 -13
2014 288 1,185 -8 -13 6 4 -11
2015 329 1,342 -7 -20 10 8 -9
2016 260 1,053 -2 -9 5 4 -3
2017 263 1,113 -1 -12 7 7 0
2018 284 1,147 -2 -13 6 4 -5
2019 238 929 -8 -11 3 5 -12
2020 98 416 -7 -4 1 2 -9
2021 110 410 -6 -2 3 3 -2
2022 28 113 -1 1 1 1 2
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 1,239 47.2 71.6 76.1 30.5 65.3 43.0 55.8 49.8 25.9 7.0 79.1
2016 1,059 48.2 71.4 75.3 28.8 58.9 42.4 57.3 49.3 27.4 8.8 80.6
2017 1,113 46.5 73.1 72.2 26.7 61.0 43.6 58.9 48.2 30.7 5.4 86.7
2018 1,158 49.2 73.2 76.0 28.1 46.3 42.5 64.9 50.2 31.5 6.9 81.0
2019 937 48.7 70.6 78.1 31.9 56.6 41.7 64.7 50.7 28.4 6.6 83.6
2020 416 46.6 70.1 73.5 25.7 64.9 38.5 64.3 46.4 28.0 8.2 82.4
2021 410 49.0 74.6 78.7 18.7 64.1 42.9 53.6 46.1 24.3 6.3 69.2
2022 113 47.8 64.8 82.9 22.0 76.9 47.8 39.3 42.5 18.8 7.1 87.5
Player 6,445 47.9 71.9 75.7 28.1 58.9 42.5 59.6 49.1 28.3 7.0 81.2
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2015 63 89 65 29 59 59 38 76 95 57 10 76 60 43 74 27
2016 92 97 91 69 92 82 71 93 91 86 21 80 48 34 78 39
2017 69 88 71 45 65 72 53 71 43 81 9 87 39 25 64 49
2018 81 91 58 25 92 65 40 81 91 88 51 86 51 25 57 45
2019 91 96 83 50 94 65 34 98 96 71 78 71 76 13 61 53
2020 83 78 53 32 97 46 28 83 92 66 94 59 29 10 65 34
2021 7 44 37
2022 2 34 31
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 23.2 10 9.8 0 4 5 6 60.0
2017 23.7 10 8.5 2 3 9 1 10.0
2018 23.6 13 10.7 2 9 6 5 38.5
2019 23.1 8 8.4 0 6 7 4 50.0
2020 24.6 2 3.7 -2 4 4 1 50.0
2021 22.7 3 4.5 -2 1 4 2 66.7
2022 24.6 1 1.0 0 0 1 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 10 9 12 10 10 10 9 10 9 10 10 10 7 9 9 11 10 9 8 11 12 7 10 11 10 11 11 10 10 8 12
2017 10 8 12 10 8 8 8 10 9 7 10 8 6 7 7 11 9 9 6 8 11 4 7 10 10 9 10 6 7 7 12
2018 13 11 17 8 10 10 12 13 11 8 10 9 9 8 10 12 10 12 7 11 13 10 10 10 10 13 12 9 13 9 13
2019 8 11 7 9 7 6 7 13 8 9 8 7 5 7 6 11 6 13 6 8 9 7 5 9 12 8 11 7 10 7 13
2020 2 3 5 2 4 4 0 3 4 5 6 2 2 3 3 5 4 4 3 4 5 3 2 4 4 4 4 2 4 3 6
2021 3 5 4 4 4 6 4 5 5 5 5 5 3 2 3 6 5 5 3 4 4 4 4 6 5 6 6 4 4 4 6
2022 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 92.1 91.7 -0.4 90.9 -0.8 90.9 0 90 -0.9 89.1 -0.9 88.8 -0.3 87.5 -1.3
Offspeed Velocity 80.4 80.7 0.3 80.1 -0.6 79.8 -0.3 79.6 -0.2 79.1 -0.5 79.1 0 78.2 -0.9
Breaking Velocity 74.3 75.1 0.8 80.7 5.6 82.3 1.6 80 -2.3 75.1 -4.9 77.4 2.3 75.7 -1.7
Exit Velocity 87.2 86.3 -0.9 86.3 0 87.1 0.8 85.8 -1.3 86.5 0.7 88.1 1.6 82.9 -5.2
Launch Angle 25.8 24.2 -1.6 20.2 -4 27.2 7 23 -4.2 23.1 0.1 23.5 0.4 17.2 -6.3
Barrel % 5.4 4.9 -0.5 5.7 0.8 6.9 1.2 7.7 0.8 8.8 1.1 11.8 3 5.9 -5.9
Hard Hit % 26.2 27.6 1.4 34 6.4 29.3 -4.7 28.8 -0.5 27.9 -0.9 38.2 10.3 23.5 -14.7
Sweet Spot % 34.7 32.5 -2.2 34 1.5 38.3 4.3 27.7 -10.6 39.7 12 36.8 -2.9 52.9 16.1
xBA .206 .183 -0.023 .207 0.024 .197 -0.01 .182 -0.015 .21 0.028 .263 0.053 .179 -0.084
BA .186 .231 0.045 .209 -0.022 .223 0.014 .176 -0.047 .202 0.026 .232 0.03 .286 0.054
xwOBA .296 .26 -0.036 .297 0.037 .28 -0.017 .265 -0.015 .273 0.008 .366 0.093 .33 -0.036
wOBA .267 .309 0.042 .305 -0.004 .309 0.004 .26 -0.049 .237 -0.023 .315 0.078 .434 0.119
xSLG .364 .319 -0.045 .37 0.051 .372 0.002 .353 -0.019 .394 0.041 .507 0.113 .299 -0.208
SLG .319 .406 0.087 .404 -0.002 .43 0.026 .356 -0.074 .309 -0.047 .4 0.091 .524 0.124
K% 21.3 27.5 6.2 27.3 -0.2 29.8 2.5 26.6 -3.2 26.5 -0.1 18.9 -7.6 14.3 -4.6
BB% 10.3 9.9 -0.4 11.7 1.8 8.1 -3.6 6.2 -1.9 4.1 -2.1 9.9 5.8 14.3 4.4
Swing % 49.8 49.3 -0.5 48.2 -1.1 50.2 2 50.7 0.5 46.4 -4.3 46.1 -0.3 42.5 -3.6
Whiff% 25.9 27.4 1.5 30.7 3.3 31.5 0.8 28.4 -3.1 28 -0.4 24.3 -3.7 18.8 -5.5
In Zone % 47.2 48.2 1 46.5 -1.7 49.2 2.7 48.7 -0.5 46.6 -2.1 49 2.4 47.8 -1.2
Out of Zone % 52.8 51.8 -1 53.5 1.7 50.8 -2.7 51.3 0.5 53.4 2.1 51 -2.4 52.2 1.2
Out of Zone Swing % 30.5 28.8 -1.7 26.7 -2.1 28.1 1.4 31.9 3.8 25.7 -6.2 18.7 -7 22 3.3
First Pitch Swing % 25.6 31.7 6.1 31.2 -0.5 35.4 4.2 32.8 -2.6 34.7 1.9 30 -4.7 17.9 -12.1
First Pitch Strike % 55.8 57.3 1.5 58.9 1.6 64.9 6 64.7 -0.2 64.3 -0.4