Reliever Tyler Clippard says that Arizona's potential to contend for a title was a big reason he signed with the Diamondbacks.
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David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Good pickup by the Diamondbacks to sign Tyler Clippard for some bullpen depth. Yes, there are concerns that he looked tired at the end of 2015 and his overall strikeout rate was down a bit. But he's been a durable, steady reliever and his velocity did hold steady throughout the season. He should pay some nice dividends.
The Diamondbacks and center fielder A.J. Pollock have agreed to a two-year, $10.25 million contract, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.
The Diamondbacks bolstered their bullpen Monday by agreeing to a two-year contract with reliever Tyler Clippard. The deal is worth $12.25 million, a source confirmed to ESPN.
Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer
Free agent reliever Tyler Clippard is getting close to a deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks, says a baseball source. Clippard struggled in September and in the postseason with the Mets. But he leads MLB relievers with 440 appearances since 2010, and he looks like another upgrade to an Arizona pitching staff that added starters Zack Greinke and Shelby Miller earlier this offseason.
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