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  1. Yankees release Clay Rapada

    Apr 3, 2013, 4:06 PM EDT

    Clay Rapada

    After designating Clay Rapada for assignment last week the Yankees have released the left-handed reliever. Rapada is currently sidelined by a shoulder injury, but the Yankees needed the 40-man roster space more than they wanted to keep him around on the disabled list. Rapada was pretty effective for the Yankees last season, posting a 2.82…

  2. Clay Rapada expected to begin season on disabled list

    Mar 22, 2013, 12:16 PM EDT

    Clay Rapada

    Clay Rapada, who was very effective as a situational left-hander for the Yankees last year, is expected to begin the season on the disabled list with a shoulder injury. Rapada latched on with the Yankees last February after being released by the Orioles and appeared in 70 games, posting a 2.82 ERA and holding left-handed…

  3. Scott Boras really thinks the Yankees should sign Rafael Soriano

    Nov 5, 2012, 10:32 AM EDT

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    Scott Boras, you will not be surprised to hear, believes that the Yankees should sign Rafael Soriano. From Jon Paul Morosi’s latest: “If the Yankees didn’t sign Soriano, they wouldn’t have won the AL East,” Boras said flatly. “This is the value of depth. If the Yankees signed Soriano (after the 2010 season) when Rivera…

  4. Orioles pull ahead of Yankees in 13th inning

    Oct 12, 2012, 12:02 AM EDT

    J.J. Hardy Getty

    The Orioles have a little bit of life left. J.J. Hardy just delivered an RBI double off David Phelps in the top of the 13th inning to give the Orioles a 2-1 lead over the Yankees. It broke the team’s 0-for-15 streak with runners in scoring position. Manny Machado got the inning started with an…

  5. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 29, 2012, 5:40 AM EDT

    Detroit Tigers v Pittsburgh Pirates

    Pirates 5, Phillies 4: All of you who predicted that A.J. Burnett was going to rattle off eight straight wins at some point this year, please cut it out because you’re lying. Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m gonna go piss off a bunch of Yankees fans by suggesting that Brian Cashman should trade for…

  6. Yankees to fill Okajima void with Clay Rapada

    Feb 18, 2012, 6:13 PM EDT

    St Louis Cardinals v Baltimore Orioles

    The Yankees were on the hunt for another lefty relief candidate after Hideki Okajima failed his physical and apparently have found one in veteran Clay Rapada, says MLB.com. Rapada, who turns 31 next month, is expected to get a minor league contract. The sidearmer had a 6.06 ERA in 16 1/3 innings for the Orioles…

  7. Tweet of the Day: Cut by Orioles, Clay Rapada needs work

    Feb 6, 2012, 2:14 PM EDT

    Texas Rangers pitcher Rapada throws against the Minnesota Twins during their American League baseball game in Minneapolis

    Baltimore trimmed reliever Clay Rapada from the 40-man roster this morning to make room for Jason Hammel and Matt Lindstrom, so the 30-year-old left-hander is now looking for work via Twitter: anybody need a lefty… lefty are 6-67 last two years… #justsayin — Clayton Rapada (@pada5something) February 6, 2012 Rapada correctly notes that left-handed hitters…

  8. Rangers drop Clay Rapada from roster, add Mark Lowe

    Oct 27, 2010, 2:19 PM EDT

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    San Francisco made no changes to its roster for the World Series, but Texas made a minor switch in the bullpen by dropping left-hander Clay Rapada and replacing him with right-hander Mark Lowe. Rapada was added to the ALCS roster to help combat the Yankees’ left-handed hitters, and particularly Robinson Cano, but he failed to…

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