Matthew Paul Clement
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: August 12, 1974 in McCandless, PA
High School: Butler Area HS (Butler, PA) by the Drafted San Diego Padres in the 3rd round of the 1993 amateur draft. Signed August 24, 1993.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 6, 1998 (Age 24)
vs. COL 1.0 IP, 4 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 3 ER Teams (by GP): Cubs/Padres/RedSox/Marlins 1998-2006 Agents: Barry Axelrod [*] Final Game: June 14, 2006 (Age 31)
About biographical information
News -- March 2014
3/16 Cubbies Crib: Countdown to Opening Day: 15 Days...No. 15 briefly stood for Aramis Ramirez: 15 Days to Opening Day and the number 15 does not have a long history with a single player, but a short season with two players ... News -- November 2013
11/18 Batting Leadoff: Homer Bailey Breaks Out: Cincinnati Reds pitcher Homer Bailey broke out in 2013. He built on a solid 2012, which was his first full season. The big ... News -- October 2013
10/17 Billy-Ball.com: The Jake Peavy “So You Had a Bad Day” Report: Jake Peavy last night became the 100th pitcher to allow at least seven runs in a post season game The most recent (2009-2013) ... News -- September 2013
9/16 Padres Public: Why Not Kotsay?: On Saturday, Mark Kotsay announced to the media that he would be retiring from Major League Baseball at the end of this season. ... News -- August 2013
8/18 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: Game 126 Thread – Red Sox (73-52, 1st) vs. Yankees (8/18/13): First Pitch – 8:05PM Ryan Dempster (6-8, 4.50) vs. C.C. Sabathia (10-10, 4.66) Note: Brian Johnson gets the start for Greenville ... News -- July 2013
7/31 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: Game 109 Thread – Red Sox (64-44, 1st) vs. Mariners (7/31/13): First Pitch – 7:10PM John Lackey (7-8, 3.19) vs. Hisashi Iwakuma (10-4, 2.87) Note: I think a big reason for a lot of us disliking ... News -- May 2013
5/19 Redbird Dugout: Garcia shut down again with shoulder issues: Jaime Garcia will be shut down once again, the Cardinals announced today as they placed Garcia on the 15-day Disabled List and ...
5/17 Cubbies Crib: Cubs Should Consider a Six Man Rotation: Matt Garza tossed six innings of shutout ball Thursday in a rehab start for AAA Iowa. He only allowed two hits with no walks while ...
5/7 Jays Journal: Blue Jays Pitcher J.A. Happ Leaves Game After Being Hit In Head With Liner: A scary moment at Tropicana Field on Tuesday night, as Toronto’s starting pitcher J.A. Happ was taken off the field in a ... News -- January 2013
1/5 MetsToday.com: Dodgers Sign Howell and Other Updates: On random blogs and Twitter streams, it was reported that the Mets were interested in lefthanded reliever J.P. Howell. Well, scratch ...
1/4 MLBTradeRumors: Cubs Sign Dontrelle Willis: The Cubs have signed Dontrelle Willis according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com (Twitter links). The left-hander officially gets ... News -- November 2012
11/26 BoSox Injection: Going Slow and Making It Last. Sox Exercising Patience.: For Red Sox fans used to the off season bombast and fireworks of the past few years ... News -- September 2012
9/10 MetsToday.com: Do the Mets Have Difference Makers?: NOTE: This is a guest post by longtime, loyal MetsToday commenter “Argonbunnies.” Enjoy. After Omar Minaya’s ... News -- July 2012
7/3 Marlin Maniac: Miami Marlins: Former Marlins star pitcher Dontrelle Willis Retires: Yesterday was a sad day for Florida Marlins fans and it’s history. A huge part of the Marlins 2003 World Series Championship ... News -- April 2012
4/27 Bronx Baseball Daily: Schilling thinks Pineda will be fine after surgery:
Just saying the words, ‘Michael Pineda needs shoulder surgery,’ makes me shutter because that is often the beginning ... News -- March 2012
3/31 Red Sox Beacon: Saying it Without Saying it: The Boston Red Sox came into the 2006 season a hopeful bunch. They had qualified for the postseason in 2005 but failed to win ...
3/15 Crashburn Alley: An Emotional Diatribe Against the Designated Hitter in the National League: I sort of knew it was coming. The increase in number of interleague games after the Astros move to the American League next year ... News -- February 2012
2/15 Pitchers Hit Eighth: John Mozeliak’s contract hits and misses: Reading a couple of posts over at STLCardinalBaseball this weekend led me into a bit of a debate with Ray over whether the Cardinals ... News -- November 2011
11/12 PaulLebowitz.com: The Papelbon Aftershocks: Let’s separate the Jonathan Papelbon aftershocks by reaction and affect. — Jonathan Papelbon Papelbon has never been ... News -- October 2011
10/22 All of Baseball: So how good was Theo Epstein?: He was hailed as a boy wonder. Theo Epstein was 28 when he took the Red Sox general manager position …Continue reading » ...
10/15 Obstructed View: Evaluate GM Decisions At The Time They Are Made!: You've probably read similar articles elsewhere and are sure to read them in the future, but the Boston Globe took a look at Theo's ...
10/4 MLBTradeRumors: Theo Epstein And Starting Pitching:
Theo Epstein was hired as GM of the Red Sox on November 25th, 2002, so he's coming up on nine years at the helm. The fatal ... News -- September 2011
9/29 MLBTradeRumors: Red Sox Notes: Francona, Epstein, Ortiz, Papelbon: On September 3, the Red Sox had a 99.6% chance of making the postseason, according to statistican Nate Silver. The next day, ... News -- August 2011
8/29 Neurotic Sports Fan: Jim Hendry as a General Manager: Jim Hendry was fired this past week as Cubs General Manager and Vice President. This ended his ten-year tenure as GM, which had ...
8/9 PaulLebowitz.com: Reyes’s Key Word: Recurrent: Jose Reyes hasn’t pulled his hamstring once. He’s pulled it numerous times and required surgery to repair having torn ... News -- July 2011
7/16 mlbreports.com: Welcome Back Dontrelle Willis: D-Train Comeback with the Reds: Friday July 15, 2011 MLB reports: The D-Train is back baby. Kind of. It’s too early to tell. Dontrelle ...
7/6 B-R Blog: Starting pitcher goes 4 innings allowing no hits: Jon Lester pitched 4 innings last night, allowed no hits, and then left with an injury. Here's an interesting list of starting ... News -- June 2011
6/23 Fungoes.net: Add Batista to the long list of midseason cuts: Another Dave Duncan reclamation project ended Wednesday when the Cardinals released veteran Miguel Batista. The 40-year-old formerly ... News -- May 2011
5/28 The "Mc" Effect: Happy 7th Birthday, Garrett Mackowiak!: May 28, 2004. The Pittsburgh Pirates were hosting the Chicago Cubs in a day-night doubleheader. Kip Wells took the hill for the ...
5/15 Through The Fence Baseball: Supernatural side of Wrigley Field fuels the Cubs curse: Every Chicago fan knows the Cubs have not won a World Series since 1908. The Cubs have earned the nickname “Loveable Losers” ...
5/15 Baseball Happenings: Sunday Notes: Baseball on the DeclineThere is an element of sports media that seems to take every opportunity to disparage Major League Baseball ...
5/12 MLBTradeRumors: Los Angeles Notes: Selig, Kuo, Kendrick, Trumbo: It was on this day in 2004 that Alex Cora (then with the Dodgers) engaged the Cubs' Matt Clement in an epic at-bat. In the ... News -- November 2010
11/26 Obstructed View: Larry Rothschild's Impact: We've shown how pitchers under Rothschild have not only increased their strikeout rate (obvious), but also decreased their walk ... News -- October 2010
10/18 B-R Blog: 7+ ER & 4 IP Or Less In A Post-Season Game: In Game 2 of the 2010 ALCS, the Yankees Phil Hughes allowed 7 earned runs while only throwing 4 innings. How often does that happen? ...
10/6 B-R Blog: More Random Division Series Notes: Tacking on to Andy's playoff thoughts from earlier today... Familiarity Breeds Contempt The 2010 Yankees-Twins ALDS represents ... News -- September 2010
9/13 MLBTradeRumors: Teams With Potential Interest In Upside Starters: It's easy to be tempted by talented pitchers like Ben Sheets, Rich Harden, Chien-Ming Wang and Brad Penny. Those starters ...
9/3 MLBTradeRumors: The Cardinals' 2011 Rotation: With a 4-13 record over their last 17 games, an eight-game deficit to make up in the NL Central, and a weekend series against ... News -- June 2010
6/10 B-R Blog: Wearing out young pitchers (?): These days there always seems to be lots of attention put on the issue of whether young pitchers' careers can be ruined by having ...