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Clay Rapada # - P

Seattle

  • Age: 33
  • DOB: 1981/03/09
  • POB: Portsmouth, VA
  • Height: 6-5 Weight: 195lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/L
  • MLB Seasons: 7
  • Signed by Chicago Cubs in 2002.
  • Current Status: In the minors

Scouting Report

AssetsHas the ability to strike batters out, particularly left-handed hitters in Major League Baseball. Can be a solid bullpen arm if used judiciously.
FlawsWhen he loses command at the big-league level, he gets hammered. Also needs to reduce the number of walks he surrenders in the bigs.
Career potentialJourneyman situational lefty.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/04/01Signed by the Seattle Mariners to a minor league contract.
2014/03/17Assigned by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to their minor league camp.
2013/12/05Signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a minor league contract.
2013/10/16Refused minor league assignment from the Cleveland Indians and opted for free agency.
2013/10/07Outrighted to Columbus (AAA).
2013/10/02Designated for assignment by the Cleveland Indians.
2013/09/02Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA).
2013/06/13Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2013/04/03Released by the New York Yankees.
2013/03/31Designated for assignment by the New York Yankees.
2012/05/16Missed 1 game (viral infection).
2012/05/15Viral infection, day-to-day.
2012/04/04Contract purchased from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2012/02/18Signed by the New York Yankees to a minor league contract.
2012/02/14Released by the Baltimore Orioles.
2012/02/06Designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles.
2011/09/05Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA).
2011/07/01Outrighted to Norfolk (AAA).
2011/06/29Designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles.
2011/04/18Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA).
2011/03/28Assigned by the Baltimore Orioles to their minor league camp.
2011/01/25Signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a minor league contract.
2011/01/14Released by the Texas Rangers.
2011/01/03Designated for assignment by the Texas Rangers.
2010/10/27Not on the Texas Rangers playoff roster for the World Series.
2010/10/15Added to the Texas Rangers playoff roster.
2010/09/03Contract purchased from Oklahoma City (AAA).
2009/12/16Outrighted to Oklahoma City (AAA).
2009/12/07Acquired from the Detroit Tigers.
2009/09/25Recalled from Toledo (AAA).
2009/05/05Optioned to Toledo (AAA).
2009/04/28Recalled from Toledo (AAA).
2009/04/01Optioned to Toledo (AAA).
2009/02/24Re-signed by the Detroit Tigers to a one-year contract.
2008/09/02Recalled from Toledo (AAA).
2008/08/01Optioned to Toledo (AAA).
2008/07/31Recalled from Toledo (AAA).
2008/06/13Optioned to Toledo (AAA).
2008/06/08Missed 16 games (biceps injury).
2008/05/21Biceps injury, 15-day DL.
2008/04/11Recalled from Toledo (AAA).
2008/03/30Optioned to Toledo (AAA).
2008/02/27Re-signed by the Detroit Tigers to a one-year contract.
2007/09/08Recalled from Toledo (AAA).
2007/08/23Acquired from the Chicago Cubs.
2007/06/17Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2007/06/13Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2007/03/12Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2007/03/05Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2006/11/20Contract purchased from West Tenn (AA).

Trades

2014/04/01Signed by the Seattle Mariners to a minor league contract.
2013/12/05Signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a minor league contract.
2013/06/13Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2012/02/18Signed by the New York Yankees to a minor league contract.
2011/01/25Signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a minor league contract.
2009/12/07Detroit Tigers traded Clay Rapada to the Texas Rangers for a player to be named later or for cash considerations.
2007/08/30Detroit Tigers traded Craig Monroe to the Chicago Cubs for Clay Rapada.
2002/07/14Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Chicago Cubs.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2013ClevelandAL40000002.01000201.500.00
2013ColumbusAAA2700010024.0185319201.121.12
2013Scranton/WBAAA100101009.213551441.764.66
2012NY YankeesAL7003000038.1291412217381.202.82
2011BaltimoreAL3202000016.114111137181.296.06
2011NorfolkAAA2600110020.22410914201.353.92
2010TexasAL130000009.06442751.444.00
2010Oklahoma CityAAA5001220059.1321612121610.891.82
2009DetroitAL30000003.14221221.805.40
2009ToledoAAA4204250045.2501514117471.472.76
2008DetroitAL2503000021.1191110014151.554.22
2008ToledoAAA2800120035.032109214451.312.31
2007DetroitAL40000002.13332242.1511.57
2007Chicago CubsNL10000000.10000000.000.00
2007Total ChN/DetMLB50000002.23332241.8710.15
2007IowaAAA55072170055.1552422425501.453.58
2007ToledoAAA20000002.15330132.5811.57
2006IowaAAA2803200023.22788015211.773.04
2006West TennAA33032210043.23074110450.920.82
2005DaytonaA2701350042.1402118216611.323.83
2004LansingA5706630085.0653022230911.122.33
2003BoiseA10000003.02000131.000.00
2003LansingA2141200042.1462925319241.545.31
2002BoiseA1200010018.0187308121.441.50
TotalMLB15208000093.07645421051821.374.06
TotalAL15108000092.27645421051821.374.08
TotalNL10000000.10000000.000.00
TotalAAA268016102900275.22569685111102711.332.78
TotalAA33032210043.23074110450.920.82
TotalA1184811900190.217187687741911.283.21

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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