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Scouting Yankee Prospect #4: Tyler Clippard

Better Control Than Greg Maddux?

The New York Yankees drafted right-handed pitcher Tyler Clippard in the 9th round of the 2003 MLB Draft. Armed with pinpoint control, Clippard has amassed one of the best strikeout-to-walk ratios in the entire farm system. Ranking #4 among the Top 50 Yankees' Prospects, here's a scouting report on Tyler Clippard.

Vital Statistics: Name: Tyler Clippard Position: Starting Pitcher DOB: February 14, 1985 Height: 6'3" Weight: 170 Bats: Right Throws: Right "For a young kid, one of the younger pitchers in the league, he was just outstanding," then Battle Creek Manager Bill Mosiello said of Tyler Clippard's performance in 2004. "What he is, is a strike thrower and there is nothing better than that. And, he...

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