Originally posted on Razzball  |  Last updated 9/23/12
Poor Tyler Clippard. It seems everyone wants Drew Storen to be the closer in Washington, Clip is merely a place filler who’s done so well in Storen’s absence (3.22 ERA, 32 SVs) that they didn’t have the heart to take it from him. But it seems even Clippard is ready for Storen to be closer. Nationals Manager Davey Johnson announced yesterday that Clippard and Drew Storen would share the closing duties and Clippard responded like any true closer would, by imploding in the ninth to the tune of 0.2 IP, 3 R, 2ER. He did it for Drew! He also spoiled Edwin Jackson‘s gem in the process, too (8.0 IP, 1 ER, 6 Ks). So he’s in everyone’s dog house right about now. Wouldn’t drop him just yet, but Tyler has a 7.04 ERA with 3 losses in September and he might need some time to recharge. If you’ve been storing Drew Storen all year, you, sir, are a very patient owner and you are finally being rewarded. If he is not owned, I’d grab him. Despite what the title suggests, he probably can’t “save” your seaso
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