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Who Should I Start?

Tyler Clippard or Zach Thompson

Who Should I Start? Player Summaries
Experts' Pick
  Tyler Clippard
Tyler Clippard
Zach Thompson
Zach Thompson
Recommended by
7 of 8 experts
Recommended by
1 of 8 experts
Rest of Season# 174# 172
Injury Alert--
Expert Ranks 
Mike Maher
# 137# 148
Dan Harris
# 102# 147
Mick Ciallela
# 96# 126
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 127# 151
Brendan Tuma
# 104
Carmen Maiorano
# 187
Corbin Young
# 364
Brad Camara
# 58
Who Should I Start? Player Statistics
  Tyler Clippard
Tyler Clippard
Zach Thompson
Zach Thompson
2021 Stats 
Games Played2626
Games Started014
Innings Pitched25.175.0
Blown Saves30
Hits Allowed2263
Earned Runs927
Home Runs Allowed36
Who Should I Start? Player Projections
  Tyler Clippard
Tyler Clippard
Zach Thompson
Zach Thompson
2021 Projections 
Games Played00
Games Started00
Innings Pitched0.00.0
Blown Saves00
Hits Allowed00
Earned Runs00
Home Runs Allowed00
Who Should I Start? Player Notes
  Tyler Clippard
Tyler Clippard
Zach Thompson
Zach Thompson
 RHP Tyler Clippard earned the save on Saturday when he allowed one unearned run on one hit with a walk in the D-backs extra-innings victory over the Astros.
Jon Mathisen
Sun, Sep 19th
Marlins manager Don Mattingly says RHP Zach Thompson will pitch out of the bullpen for the rest of the season.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Sep 2nd
 The Diamondbacks have placed reliever Tyler Clippard on the COVID-19 list with COVID-like symptoms, according to manager Torey Lovullo.
Andersen Pickard
Tue, Sep 7th
Marlins starter Zach Thompson allowed three earned runs on six hits and one walk while striking out just one batter over five innings in Friday's loss to the Reds.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Sat, Aug 28th
 RHP Tyler Clippard earned the save on Wednesday when he allowed just one hit with one strikeout over a scoreless ninth inning as the D-Backs beat the Pirates 5-2.
Jon Mathisen
Thu, Aug 26th
Marlins starter Zach Thompson allowed one earned run on four hits and no walks while striking out three over six innings in a no-decision against the Cubs on Saturday.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Sun, Aug 15th
 RHP Tyler Clippard earned the save on Wednesday when he worked a scoreless ninth inning while striking out one and walking one in the D-Backs' 4-2 win over the Phillies.
Jon Mathisen
Thu, Aug 19th
Marlins starter Zach Thompson allowed three runs (two earned) over four innings of work in a no-decision against the Mets on Wednesday.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Thu, Aug 5th
 RHP Tyler Clippard earned the save on Tuesday when he allowed one run on one hit with a walk and a strikeout over one inning pitched in the Diamondbacks' 3-2 win over the Phillies.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Aug 18th
Marlins pitcher Zach Thompson allowed three earned runs on six hits and one walk while striking out three over five innings in Friday's loss to the San Diego Padres.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Sat, Jul 24th
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Who Should I Start? Player Schedules
  Tyler Clippard
Tyler Clippard
Zach Thompson
Zach Thompson
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Thu, Apr 1st@ SDYu Darvish (8-11)vs TBTyler Glasnow (5-2)
Fri, Apr 2nd@ SDBlake Snell (7-6)vs TBRyan Yarbrough (9-7)
Sat, Apr 3rd@ SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)vs TBRich Hill (7-8)
Sun, Apr 4th@ SDChris Paddack (7-7)   
Tue, Apr 6th@ COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4vs STLJohn Gant (5-11)
Wed, Apr 7th@ COLAntonio Senzatela (4-9)#17vs STLJack Flaherty (9-2)
Thu, Apr 8th@ COLJon Gray (8-12)#13@ NYMTaijuan Walker (7-11)
Fri, Apr 9thvs CINTyler Mahle (13-6)   
Sat, Apr 10thvs CINJeff Hoffman (3-5)@ NYMJacob deGrom (7-2)
Sun, Apr 11thvs CINJose De Leon   
Mon, Apr 12thvs OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)@ ATLHuascar Ynoa (4-6)#5
Tue, Apr 13thvs OAKJesus Luzardo (6-9)@ ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2
Thu, Apr 15th@ WSHPatrick Corbin (9-16)@ ATLIan Anderson (9-5)#3
Fri, Apr 16th@ WSHMax Scherzer (15-4)vs SFAnthony DeSclafani (13-7)
Sat, Apr 17th@ WSHErick Fedde (7-9)vs SFAaron Sanchez (1-1)
Sun, Apr 18th@ WSHPaolo Espino (5-5)vs SFAlex Wood (10-4)
Wed, Apr 21st@ CINTyler Mahle (13-6)vs BALBruce Zimmermann (4-5)
Thu, Apr 22nd@ CINJeff Hoffman (3-5)@ SFAaron Sanchez (1-1)
Fri, Apr 23rd@ ATLHuascar Ynoa (4-6)#5@ SFAlex Wood (10-4)
Sun, Apr 25th@ ATLDrew Smyly (11-4)#6@ SFLogan Webb (11-3)
Tue, Apr 27thvs SDChris Paddack (7-7)@ MILAdrian Houser (10-6)
Wed, Apr 28thvs SDRyan Weathers (4-7)@ MILZack Godley (0-1)
Thu, Apr 29thvs COLAntonio Senzatela (4-9)#17   
Fri, Apr 30thvs COLJon Gray (8-12)#13@ WSHJon Lester (7-6)
Sat, May 1stvs COLAustin Gomber (9-9)@ WSHPatrick Corbin (9-16)
Sun, May 2ndvs COLChi Chi Gonzalez (3-7)@ WSHMax Scherzer (15-4)
Tue, May 4th@ MIASandy Alcantara (9-15)vs ARIRiley Smith (1-4)
Wed, May 5th@ MIARoss Detwiler (3-1)vs ARILuke Weaver (3-6)
Thu, May 6th@ MIAPablo Lopez (5-5)vs ARIMadison Bumgarner (7-10)
Fri, May 7th@ NYMDavid Peterson (2-6)vs MILBrent Suter (12-5)
Sat, May 8th@ NYMTommy Huntervs MILAdrian Houser (10-6)
Sun, May 9th@ NYMJacob deGrom (7-2)vs MILBrett Anderson (4-9)
Mon, May 10thvs MIAJordan Holloway (2-3)@ ARILuke Weaver (3-6)
Tue, May 11thvs MIAPablo Lopez (5-5)@ ARIMadison Bumgarner (7-10)
Wed, May 12thvs MIACody Poteet (2-3)@ ARIMatt Peacock (5-7)
Thu, May 13thvs MIATrevor Rogers (7-8)@ ARIMerrill Kelly (7-11)
Fri, May 14thvs WSHMax Scherzer (15-4)@ LADClayton Kershaw (10-8)
Sat, May 15thvs WSHJoe Ross (5-9)@ LADTrevor Bauer (8-5)
Sun, May 16thvs WSHErick Fedde (7-9)@ LADJimmy Nelson (1-2)
Mon, May 17th@ LADWalker Buehler (16-4)   
Tue, May 18th@ LADJulio Urias (19-3)@ PHIZack Wheeler (14-10)
Wed, May 19th@ LADClayton Kershaw (10-8)@ PHIZach Eflin (4-7)
Thu, May 20th@ LADDavid Price (5-2)@ PHIDavid Hale
Fri, May 21st@ COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4vs NYMMarcus Stroman (10-13)
Sat, May 22nd@ COLAntonio Senzatela (4-9)#17vs NYMJoey Lucchesi (1-4)
Sun, May 23rd@ COLJon Gray (8-12)#13vs NYMJordan Yamamoto (1-1)
Tue, May 25thvs SFKevin Gausman (14-6)vs PHIVince Velasquez (3-9)
Wed, May 26thvs SFJohnny Cueto (7-7)vs PHIAaron Nola (9-9)
Thu, May 27thvs STLCarlos Martinez (4-9)vs PHISpencer Howard (0-5)
Fri, May 28thvs STLJohan Oviedo (0-5)@ BOSMartin Perez (7-8)
Sat, May 29thvs STLAdam Wainwright (17-7)@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)
Sun, May 30thvs STLKwang Hyun Kim (7-7)   
Mon, May 31stvs NYMJacob deGrom (7-2)   
Tue, Jun 1stvs NYMMarcus Stroman (10-13)@ TORRobbie Ray (13-7)
Wed, Jun 2ndvs NYMDavid Peterson (2-6)@ TORAlek Manoah (9-2)
Thu, Jun 3rd@ MILBrett Anderson (4-9)@ PITTyler Anderson (7-11)
Fri, Jun 4th@ MILFreddy Peralta (10-5)@ PITMitch Keller (5-11)
Sat, Jun 5th@ MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)@ PITChase De Jong (1-4)
Sun, Jun 6th@ MILCorbin Burnes (11-4)@ PITChad Kuhl (5-7)
Tue, Jun 8th@ OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)vs COLAntonio Senzatela (4-9)#17
Wed, Jun 9th@ OAKSean Manaea (11-10)vs COLAustin Gomber (9-9)
Fri, Jun 11thvs LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)vs ATLCharlie Morton (14-6)#1
Sat, Jun 12thvs LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)vs ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2
Sun, Jun 13thvs LAAPatrick Sandoval (3-6)vs ATLDrew Smyly (11-4)#6
Mon, Jun 14th@ SFAlex Wood (10-4)@ STLAdam Wainwright (17-7)
Tue, Jun 15th@ SFZack Littell@ STLKwang Hyun Kim (7-7)
Wed, Jun 16th@ SFAnthony DeSclafani (13-7)@ STLJohan Oviedo (0-5)
Thu, Jun 17th@ SFKevin Gausman (14-6)   
Fri, Jun 18thvs LADTrevor Bauer (8-5)@ CHCZach Davies (6-12)
Sat, Jun 19thvs LADWalker Buehler (16-4)@ CHCJake Arrieta (5-14)
Sun, Jun 20thvs LADTony Gonsolin (4-1)@ CHCAlec Mills (6-7)
Mon, Jun 21stvs MILBrett Anderson (4-9)   
Tue, Jun 22ndvs MILFreddy Peralta (10-5)vs TORRoss Stripling (5-7)
Wed, Jun 23rdvs MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)vs TORRobbie Ray (13-7)
Fri, Jun 25th@ SDChris Paddack (7-7)vs WSHJon Lester (7-6)
Sat, Jun 26th@ SDDinelson Lamet (2-4)vs WSHPatrick Corbin (9-16)
Sun, Jun 27th@ SDYu Darvish (8-11)vs WSHMax Scherzer (15-4)
Mon, Jun 28th@ STLWade LeBlanc (0-2)   
Tue, Jun 29th@ STLCarlos Martinez (4-9)@ PHIVince Velasquez (3-9)
Wed, Jun 30th@ STLKwang Hyun Kim (7-7)@ PHIAaron Nola (9-9)
Thu, Jul 1stvs SFJohnny Cueto (7-7)   
Fri, Jul 2ndvs SFAlex Wood (10-4)@ ATLDrew Smyly (11-4)#6
Sat, Jul 3rdvs SFSammy Long (2-1)@ ATLKyle Muller (2-4)#10
Sun, Jul 4thvs SFAnthony DeSclafani (13-7)@ ATLCharlie Morton (14-6)#1
Tue, Jul 6thvs COLJon Gray (8-12)#13vs LADTony Gonsolin (4-1)
Wed, Jul 7thvs COLAntonio Senzatela (4-9)#17vs LADJake Reed
Thu, Jul 8thvs COLChi Chi Gonzalez (3-7)vs LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Fri, Jul 9th@ LADDavid Price (5-2)vs ATLCharlie Morton (14-6)#1
Sat, Jul 10th@ LADWalker Buehler (16-4)vs ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2
Sun, Jul 11th@ LADTony Gonsolin (4-1)vs ATLIan Anderson (9-5)#3
Fri, Jul 16thvs CHCKyle Hendricks (14-7)@ PHIZach Eflin (4-7)
Sat, Jul 17thvs CHCAdbert Alzolay (5-13)   
Sun, Jul 18thvs CHCZach Davies (6-12)@ PHIZack Wheeler (14-10)
Mon, Jul 19thvs PITChase De Jong (1-4)@ WSHJon Lester (7-6)
Tue, Jul 20thvs PITTyler Anderson (7-11)@ WSHPaolo Espino (5-5)
Wed, Jul 21stvs PITMax Kranick (2-3)@ WSHErick Fedde (7-9)
Fri, Jul 23rd@ CHCZach Davies (6-12)vs SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Sat, Jul 24th@ CHCAlec Mills (6-7)vs SDRyan Weathers (4-7)
Sun, Jul 25th@ CHCTrevor Williams (4-2)vs SDYu Darvish (8-11)
Tue, Jul 27th@ TEXDane Dunning (5-10)@ BALSpenser Watkins (2-7)
Wed, Jul 28th@ TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)@ BALJorge Lopez (3-14)
Fri, Jul 30thvs LADTony Gonsolin (4-1)vs NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)
Sat, Jul 31stvs LADMitch White (1-3)vs NYYDomingo German (4-5)
Sun, Aug 1stvs LADJulio Urias (19-3)vs NYYJordan Montgomery (6-7)
Mon, Aug 2ndvs SFAnthony DeSclafani (13-7)vs NYMTylor Megill (4-6)
Tue, Aug 3rdvs SFJohnny Cueto (7-7)vs NYMTaijuan Walker (7-11)
Wed, Aug 4thvs SFKevin Gausman (14-6)vs NYMCarlos Carrasco (1-5)
Thu, Aug 5thvs SFAlex Wood (10-4)vs NYMRich Hill (7-8)
Fri, Aug 6th@ SDRyan Weathers (4-7)@ COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4
Sat, Aug 7th@ SDYu Darvish (8-11)@ COLAustin Gomber (9-9)
Sun, Aug 8th@ SDBlake Snell (7-6)@ COLKyle Freeland (7-8)#8
Tue, Aug 10th@ SFAlex Wood (10-4)@ SDCraig Stammen (6-3)
Wed, Aug 11th@ SFKevin Gausman (14-6)@ SDRyan Weathers (4-7)
Thu, Aug 12thvs SDYu Darvish (8-11)   
Fri, Aug 13thvs SDBlake Snell (7-6)vs CHCAdbert Alzolay (5-13)
Sat, Aug 14thvs SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)vs CHCZach Davies (6-12)
Sun, Aug 15thvs SDCraig Stammen (6-3)vs CHCAlec Mills (6-7)
Tue, Aug 17thvs PHIKyle Gibson (10-9)vs ATLHuascar Ynoa (4-6)#5
Wed, Aug 18thvs PHIRanger Suarez (8-5)vs ATLCharlie Morton (14-6)#1
Thu, Aug 19thvs PHIZack Wheeler (14-10)@ CINLuis Castillo (8-16)
Fri, Aug 20th@ COLAustin Gomber (9-9)@ CINSonny Gray (7-9)
Sat, Aug 21st@ COLKyle Freeland (7-8)#8@ CINWade Miley (12-7)
Sun, Aug 22nd@ COLJon Gray (8-12)#13@ CINVladimir Gutierrez (9-6)
Mon, Aug 23rd@ PITWil Crowe (4-8)   
Tue, Aug 24th@ PITJT Brubaker (5-13)vs WSHErick Fedde (7-9)
Wed, Aug 25th@ PITBryse Wilson (3-7)vs WSHJosiah Gray (2-2)
Thu, Aug 26th@ PHIMatt Moore (2-4)vs WSHPatrick Corbin (9-16)
Fri, Aug 27th@ PHIAaron Nola (9-9)vs CINWade Miley (12-7)
Sat, Aug 28th@ PHIKyle Gibson (10-9)vs CINVladimir Gutierrez (9-6)
Sun, Aug 29th@ PHIRanger Suarez (8-5)vs CINTyler Mahle (13-6)
Mon, Aug 30thvs SDChris Paddack (7-7)   
Tue, Aug 31stvs SDBlake Snell (7-6)@ NYMTrevor Williams (4-2)
Wed, Sep 1stvs SDYu Darvish (8-11)   
Fri, Sep 3rdvs SEATyler Anderson (7-11)vs PHIKyle Gibson (10-9)
Sat, Sep 4thvs SEAMarco Gonzales (10-6)vs PHIRanger Suarez (8-5)
Sun, Sep 5thvs SEAChris Flexen (14-6)vs PHISam Coonrod
Tue, Sep 7thvs TEXSpencer Howard (0-5)vs NYMCarlos Carrasco (1-5)
Wed, Sep 8thvs TEXKohei Arihara (2-4)vs NYMRich Hill (7-8)
Fri, Sep 10th@ SEAMarco Gonzales (10-6)@ ATLIan Anderson (9-5)#3
Sat, Sep 11th@ SEAChris Flexen (14-6)@ ATLCharlie Morton (14-6)#1
Sun, Sep 12th@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)@ ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2
Mon, Sep 13th@ LADClayton Kershaw (10-8)@ WSHPaolo Espino (5-5)
Tue, Sep 14th@ LADTony Gonsolin (4-1)@ WSHErick Fedde (7-9)
Wed, Sep 15th@ LADJulio Urias (19-3)@ WSHJosh Rogers (2-2)
Fri, Sep 17th@ HOUBrandon Bielak (3-4)vs PITWil Crowe (4-8)
Sat, Sep 18th@ HOULance McCullers Jr. (13-5)vs PITBryse Wilson (3-7)
Sun, Sep 19th@ HOUZack Greinke (11-6)vs PITMax Kranick (2-3)
Mon, Sep 20thvs ATLHuascar Ynoa (4-6)#5vs WSHErick Fedde (7-9)
Tue, Sep 21stvs ATLJesse Chavez (3-2)#7vs WSHJosh Rogers (2-2)
Wed, Sep 22ndvs ATLIan Anderson (9-5)#3vs WSHJosiah Gray (2-2)
Thu, Sep 23rdvs ATLCharlie Morton (14-6)#1   
Fri, Sep 24thvs LADTony Gonsolin (4-1)@ TBDavid Robertson
Sat, Sep 25thvs LADClayton Kershaw (10-8)@ TBShane McClanahan (10-6)
Sun, Sep 26thvs LADJulio Urias (19-3)@ TBShane Baz (2-0)
Tue, Sep 28th@ SFLogan Webb (11-3)@ NYMNoah Syndergaard (0-1)
Wed, Sep 29th@ SFAlex Wood (10-4)@ NYMTaijuan Walker (7-11)
Thu, Sep 30th@ SFScott Kazmir (0-1)@ NYMRich Hill (7-8)
Fri, Oct 1stvs COLJon Gray (8-12)#13vs PHIRanger Suarez (8-5)
Sat, Oct 2ndvs COLAntonio Senzatela (4-9)#17vs PHIHans Crouse (0-2)
Sun, Oct 3rdvs COLAshton Goudeauvs PHIBailey Falter (2-1)
Mon, Apr 5th   vs STLDaniel Ponce de Leon (1-1)
Wed, Apr 14th   @ ATLCharlie Morton (14-6)#1
Tue, Apr 20th   vs BALMatt Harvey (6-14)
Sat, Apr 24th   @ SFKevin Gausman (14-6)
Mon, Apr 26th   @ MILCorbin Burnes (11-4)
Mon, May 24th   vs PHIZach Eflin (4-7)
Mon, Jun 7th   @ BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)
Thu, Jun 10th   vs COLChi Chi Gonzalez (3-7)
Thu, Jun 24th   vs WSHJoe Ross (5-9)
Mon, Jul 5th   vs LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Thu, Jul 22nd   vs SDBlake Snell (7-6)
Mon, Aug 9th   @ SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Mon, Aug 16th   vs ATLTouki Toussaint (3-3)#12
Thu, Sep 2nd   @ NYMCarlos Carrasco (1-5)
Thu, Sep 9th   vs NYMMarcus Stroman (10-13)