All-Star right-handed reliever known for his protective goggles, his funky overhand delivery and his devastating fastball-changeup combination. He won a World Series title with the Houston Astros in 2017.
He played little league baseball in Florida.
He became one of the game's top strikeout relievers, averaging more than a strikeout per inning during the bulk of his career.
He was born to Bob and Debbie Clippard.
He was already a member of the Nationals pitching staff when power-pitching phenom Stephen Strasburg made his major league debut for the team.