Found September 22, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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Manager Davey Johnson said before Friday's opener against the Milwaukee Brewers that there was no closer controversy. That could change following the Brewers' dramatic comeback in the ninth inning, scoring three runs off struggling right-hander Tyler Clippard, and winning, 4-2. Clippard gave up three hits in the first four batters faced, and the inning included a passed ball, a wild pitch and a fielding error by Ian Desmond that allowed the fourth run to score. Johnson said he before the game he would like right-hander Drew Storen and Clippard to both get chances to close in the season's final weeks before the postseason. Storen has come on strong recently and Clippard has been hit hard, leading some to believe that Storen would get back his job as closer from last season. "Depending on the rest situation and depending on the matchups, either one of them could be going in the eighth, the other one in the ninth," Johnson said. "They are still...
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