D-backs designate Sipp, add 100-mph Schultz

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks added right-hander Bo Schultz and outfielder Ender Inciarte to their 40-man roster at the Wednesday deadline, making room by designating left-hander Tony Sipp for assignment a year after acquiring him to add another lefty to the bullpen.Schultz's fastball was timed at 100 mph several times a Class AA Mobile last season.Sipp was acquired in the three...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Designate Tony Sipp For Assignment

The Diamondbacks announced that they have designated Tony Sipp for assignment. The move will allow Arizona to select the contracts of outfielder Ender Inciarte and right-handed pitcher Bo Schultz from Triple-A Reno. Sipp, 30, pitched to a 4.78 ERA with 10.0 K/9 and 5.3 BB/9 in 56 relief outings last season. Across five big league seasons, four of which were spent in Cleveland...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks recall relievers Hernandez, Sipp

PHOENIX -- After almost flawless work at Class AAA Reno, David Hernandez and Tony Sipp were returned to the Diamondbacks' roster Sunday, reinforcing a bullpen that has been taxed for much of the season.Hernandez had two saves and allowed only one run in 9 23 innings at Reno, and Sipp gave up only one unearned run had a win and a save in 10 appearances. Both struck out 12. The...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Sipp DFA’d, Brandon McCarthy reinstated

The Diamondbacks have designated left-handed reliever Tony Sipp for assignment in order to make room on the roster for Brandon McCarthy, Sunday’s starter.
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August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Baseball grapples with different color barrier

PHOENIX -- With Jackie Robinson Day set for Monday, 66 years after Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, and the movie "42" opening nationwide Friday, the spotlight will shine as it does annually on Robinson's legacy and the players carrying it on today. In the Diamondbacks clubhouse, that spotlight will shine alone on reliever Tony Sipp, who doesn't need...
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April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Sipp out to prove himself again with D-backs

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- When the Cleveland Indians selected reliever Tony Sipp in the 45th round of the 2004 MLB First-Year Player Draft, he didn't even know it until a friend called to tell him. Sipp had stopped paying attention after his name wasn't called in the first 15 rounds. And even though he'd been drafted, Sipp didn't hear from the Indians. "On draft...
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March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

10/3 Game Recap: White Sox 9 - Indians 0

Player of the Game How fitting that a middle reliever wins the Player of the Game in the final game of the year. Tony Sipp took his third award of the season after pitching an inning and a third as well as anyone could. Sipp struck out three and stranded two runners when he first came into the game for a score of 2.06. Final Player of the Game standings for the year will be announced...
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October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Is Tony Sipp’s 6.95 E.R.A. Sinking The Indians Ship?

The Cleveland Indians have been known for the bull-pen the past couple of season, (The Bull-pen Mafia) Tony Sipp doesn’t fit. Every time the Indians put Sipp into the game the team risks the chance of producing a win. Sipp just doesn’t fit the bill, Manny Acta has to know that. The fans know it why doesn’t the teams manager know it? Sipp has a 6.95 earned run average and he...
Via Cleveland Sports 360
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Box Score: Pirates 9, Indians 2

This game was close. I swear. You look at this and you’d think, “whelp, Ubaldo must’ve had one of those days”, but that is not the case. Jimenez did his best Dave Burba impression (6.0 IP, 4 ER, 2 BB, 4K) but the Tribe’s bats never figured out Pirates starter AJ Burnett. Both times the Indians scored (two solo shots, from Cabrera and Kotchman, respectively), Ubaldo gave...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Does Tony Sipp Belong In A Indians Uniform Or the Bull-Pen

The Indians Bull-pen has been the back bone of the team over the past two seasons. The weak-link is Tony Sipp. Every time the Indians manager calls for Sipp tribe fans cringe. Most often Sipp comes into the game and gives up the long ball. Sipp doesn’t fit into the Indians Bull-Pen. The Cleveland Indians have got to get rid of Tony Sipp and replace him with a guy that has the same...
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June 03, 2012  |  Discuss

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