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CLAY RAPADA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Orioles sign pitcher Clay Rapada to minor league deal

The Baltimore Orioles have brought back pitcher Clay Rapada. Rapada, 33, had been pitching at Triple-A Tacoma for the Seattle Mariners before earning his release. During that time he had a 4.12 ERA with 16 strikeouts in 19 2/3 innings of relief. Sources: #Orioles sign LHP Clay Rapada, who will report to AAA Norfolk on Tuesday, pending physical. #Tides — David Hall (@DavidHallVP...
Via Tireball.com
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels sign reliever Clay Rapada to minor league deal

The Angels have signed veteran left-handed relief specialist Clay Rapada to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. Rapada, 32, has a 4.06 earned run average in 152 big league games over seven seasons with six teams -- the Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, Texas Rangers, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians. He has held left-handers to a .164...
Via Fox Sports West
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees Release Clay Rapada

Photo Courtesy of Flickr CC In surprising news Wednesday morning, the Yankees have released LHP Clay Rapada, who was a strong addition to the Yankee bullpen in 2012.  Rapada, frequently called on by Joe Girardi, posted an ERA of 2.82 in 70 games, earning 3 victories.  In 5 playoff games, Rapada did not allow a run, yet spent all of this season at AAA Scranton-Wilkes Barre.  I...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Clay Rapada re-signed with the Yankees to a minor league contract

Clay Rapada has re-signed with the Yankees (Photo: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Left-handed reliever Clay Rapada has signed with the New York Yankees on a minor league contract. Rapada, 32, has been in the major leagues for six years, his last year spent with the Yankees. In 2012, Clay Rapada had a 3-0 record with a 2.82 ERA. He struck out 38 in 38.1 innings. In 2012, Rapada held...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees release injured Clay Rapada

After designating Clay Rapada for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster, the New York Yankees have now released the lefty.  Capada is battling a shoulder injury but was thought to have a chance at remaining on the Yankees' roster.  Unfortunately, that was not the case. Andy McCullough of the New Jersey Star-Ledger says the Yankees granted Rapada his unconditional...
Via MLB Injury News
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees' Clay Rapada out with Bursitis

The New York Yankees can't catch break.  While Clay Rapada's injury is not considered serious, he will have to miss time.  It's just another injury to add to the mounting list.  Rapada will miss at least  week with bursitis in his shoulder. According to Sweeny Murti of WFAN in New York, Rapada will be out and Boone Logan hasn't pitched in a week.  It'...
Via MLB Injury News
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

The Clay Rapada Poem

I didn't think today Could be worse than yesterday.And then Rapada -- Clay Tried to turn his doubleplay.I thought there was no wayThat we would lose today.And then Rapada -- Clay,Tried to turn his doubleplay.Who cares whate'er I say?I should simply go away.Never watch Rapada -- Clay,Try to turn his doubleplay.

Yankeetorial: Considering how well the marginals are playing, we should keep the Triple A team homeless every year

Quick: Who are the stars of the 9-game streak? Nope, sir... not A-Rod or Jeet. Not CC or Robbie. Try Hughes and Nova, Rapada and Eppley. Think Dewayne Wise. And what do they all have in common?They've been on the cusp of being demoted to baseball's biggest hellhole, the Scranton-Wilkes Barre Yankees -- the Traveling Wilkes Barres - who haven't set a footprint into...

Yanks on Verge of Signing Clay Rapada

From Zack Meisel:The Yankees are near an agreement with reliever Clay Rapada on a Minor League contract with an invite to Spring Training, a source told MLB.com. Rapada will likely fill the void created when left-handed reliever Hideki Okajima failed his physical this week. Okajima, 36, had signed a Minor League contract with a Spring Training invitation in late December. In...
Via Sliding Into Home
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Pirates Will Look At Clay Rapada

Tom Singer of MLB.com reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates will look into left handed reliever Clay Rapada. Rapada was designated for assignment today by the Baltimore Orioles. If the Pirates were to add him, it would either have to be via a waiver claim, or through a trade. Either way, they’d have to clear a 40-man roster spot. Rapada has 52.2 innings in the majors, and the results...
Via Pirates Prospects
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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