• In this May 5, 2016, file photo, Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Tyler Clippard throws against the Minnesota Twins in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis. Clippard agreed Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, to a $12.25 million, two-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

    Clippard says D-backs’ potential drew him to Arizona

    PHOENIX (AP) — Reliever Tyler Clippard says that Arizona’s potential to contend for a title was a big reason he signed with the Diamondbacks.

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  • Phoenix Suns' Markieff Morris, right, gets fouled by Oklahoma City Thunder's Steven Adams, center, of New Zealand, as he goes up for a shot while Thunder's Kevin Durant, left, watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Durant, Thunder pull away to beat Suns 122-106

    PHOENIX (AP) — Once Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant found his shot, it was all over for slumping Phoenix.

  • In this May 5, 2016, file photo, Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Tyler Clippard throws against the Minnesota Twins in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis. Clippard agreed Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, to a $12.25 million, two-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

    Clippard, Diamondbacks agree to 2-year contract

    PHOENIX (AP) — Reliever Tyler Clippard agreed Monday to a $12.25 million, two-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, who also settled their arbitration case with A.J. Pollock by giving the All-Star outfielder a $10.25 million, two-year deal.