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Clay Rapada MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
8-0 4.06 93.0 82 1.37

Clay Rapada Bio

  • Full Name: Clayton Anthony Rapada
  • Born: 3/9/1981 in Portsmouth, VA
  • College: Virginia State
  • Debut: June 14, 2007
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 8 0 4.06 152 0 0 93.0 82 1.37

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Awards

Clay Rapada Awards

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 West Tenn SOU

MID Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2004 Lansing MID

Clay Rapada Leaderboards

Games

Season G Rank
2012 70 15th in AL

Clay Rapada Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 6, 2015 LHP Clay Rapada elected free agency.
March 8, 2015 LHP Clay Rapada assigned to San Francisco Giants.
February 17, 2015 LHP Clay Rapada assigned to Sacramento River Cats.
February 6, 2015 San Francisco Giants signed free agent LHP Clay Rapada to a minor league contract.
August 5, 2014 Norfolk Tides released LHP Clay Rapada.
June 18, 2014 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent LHP Clay Rapada to a minor league contract.
June 18, 2014 LHP Clay Rapada assigned to Norfolk Tides.
June 16, 2014 Tacoma Rainiers released LHP Clay Rapada.
June 9, 2014 Tacoma Rainiers activated LHP Clay Rapada from the 7-day disabled list.
May 17, 2014 Tacoma Rainiers placed LHP Clay Rapada on the 7-day disabled list.
April 3, 2014 LHP Clay Rapada assigned to Tacoma Rainiers.
April 1, 2014 Seattle Mariners signed free agent LHP Clay Rapada to a minor league contract.
March 23, 2014 Los Angeles Angels released LHP Clay Rapada.
December 15, 2013 Los Angeles Angels signed free agent LHP Clay Rapada to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 16, 2013 LHP Clay Rapada elected free agency.
October 7, 2013 Cleveland Indians sent LHP Clay Rapada outright to Columbus Clippers.
October 2, 2013 Cleveland Indians designated Clay Rapada for assignment.
October 2, 2013 Clay Rapada roster status changed by Cleveland Indians.
September 2, 2013 Cleveland Indians selected the contract of LHP Clay Rapada from Columbus Clippers.
July 13, 2013 Clay Rapada roster status changed by Columbus Clippers.
July 11, 2013 Columbus Clippers placed LHP Clay Rapada on the temporarily inactive list.
June 13, 2013 LHP Clay Rapada assigned to Columbus Clippers.
June 12, 2013 Cleveland Indians signed free agent LHP Clay Rapada to a minor league contract.
June 4, 2013 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders released LHP Clay Rapada.
May 6, 2013 LHP Clay Rapada assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
April 9, 2013 New York Yankees signed free agent LHP Clay Rapada to a minor league contract.
April 3, 2013 New York Yankees released LHP Clay Rapada.
March 31, 2013 New York Yankees designated LHP Clay Rapada for assignment.
April 4, 2012 New York Yankees selected the contract of Clay Rapada from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
April 4, 2012 New York Yankees activated LHP Clay Rapada.
February 20, 2012 New York Yankees signed free agent LHP Clay Rapada to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
February 20, 2012 Clay Rapada assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
February 14, 2012 Baltimore Orioles released LHP Clay Rapada.
February 6, 2012 Baltimore Orioles designated LHP Clay Rapada for assignment.
September 6, 2011 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of LHP Clay Rapada from Norfolk Tides.
July 4, 2011 Clay Rapada roster status changed by Norfolk Tides.
July 1, 2011 Baltimore Orioles sent LHP Clay Rapada outright to Norfolk Tides.
June 29, 2011 Baltimore Orioles designated Clay Rapada for assignment.
April 18, 2011 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of LHP Clay Rapada from Norfolk Tides.
April 5, 2011 Clay Rapada assigned to Norfolk Tides.
February 3, 2011 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent LHP Clay Rapada to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
January 14, 2011 Texas Rangers released LHP Clay Rapada.
January 3, 2011 Texas Rangers designated LHP Clay Rapada for assignment.
November 2, 2010 Texas Rangers activated LHP Clay Rapada.
October 27, 2010 Texas Rangers reassigned LHP Clay Rapada to the minor leagues.
October 15, 2010 Texas Rangers activated LHP Clay Rapada.
October 6, 2010 Texas Rangers reassigned LHP Clay Rapada to the minor leagues.
September 3, 2010 Texas Rangers selected the contract of LHP Clay Rapada from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 24, 2010 Clay Rapada roster status changed by Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 17, 2010 Oklahoma City RedHawks placed LHP Clay Rapada on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 15, 2010. Left shoulder soreness.
December 16, 2009 Texas Rangers sent LHP Clay Rapada outright to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
December 16, 2009 Texas Rangers invited non-roster LHP Clay Rapada to spring training.
December 7, 2009 Detroit Tigers traded LHP Clay Rapada to Texas Rangers.
September 25, 2009 Detroit Tigers recalled Clay Rapada from Toledo Mud Hens.
May 5, 2009 Detroit Tigers optioned Clay Rapada to Toledo Mud Hens.
April 28, 2009 Detroit Tigers recalled Clay Rapada from Toledo Mud Hens.
March 12, 2007 LHP Clay Rapada assigned to Iowa Cubs.

Clayton Anthony Rapada Bio Info

Clay Anthony Rapada...Has pitched in the most all-time Major League games (152) without being charged with a loss...Braves lefty Luis Avilan ranks second on the list at 106 games...His eight wins without a loss for his career are the most in Major League history...Since 1916, his 152 games pitched to start a career without a loss are also the most in big league history...Made first career Opening Day roster in 2012 with Yankees...Has held lefties to a .164 (37/225) combined batting average in his Major League career...Attended Deep Creek High School (Chesapeake, CA) and Virginia State University...Originally signed by Cubs scout Billy Swoope as a non-drafted free agent.

2012 Made his first career Opening Day roster and went 3-0 with a 2.82 ERA (38.1 IP, 12 ER) in a career-high 70 relief appearances...retired 54 of 70 first batters faced...allowed just seven of his 57 inherited runners to score...opponents batted .215 (29-for-135, 2 HR); LH .186 (19-for-102, 2 HR), RH .303 (10-for-33, 0 HR)...Held left-handed batters to a .186 batting average, allowing just 19 H in 102 AB...marked the sixth-lowest batting average against vs. lefty batters among southpaw AL relievers, and the 11th-lowest in the Majors (min. 38.0 IP)...Appeared in 32 games vs. the AL East and allowed seven of his 12 total ERs allowed on the year, going 1-0 with a 4.97 ERA with 8 BB and 14 K (12.2 IP)...against all other competition, went 2-0 with a 1.75 ERA (25.2 IP, 5 ER) in 38 relief appearances, registering 24 Ks with 9 BB...Made 30 one-batter relief appearances, the most in the American League and third-most in the Majors...Began the season with a 9.00 ERA (5.0 IP, 5 ER) in 10 road outings (through 5/16)...over his final 25 appearances away from Yankee Stadium (beginning 6/1), yielded just a 1.69 ERA (10.2 IP, 2 ER) and held opponents to a .184 (7-for-38) batting average...Made his first career Opening Day roster after being signed to a Major League contract and selected to the Yankees' 25-man roster on 4/4...went 1-0 with a 0.90 ERA (10.0 IP, 1 ER) and 13 Ks in 12 Spring Training outings...Made his Yankees debut in 4/7 loss at Tampa Bay, allowing 2 H, 2 ER and 2 BB in 0.2 IP...Held opponents hitless over a career-high 21-AB stretch from 6/7-22 (previous best was 18 AB in 2010 w/ Texas)-credit: Elias...Did not allow an earned run in 21 consecutive appearances from 6/9-7/22, holding opponents to just 5 H (11.0 IP, 1 R, 2 B, 16 K)...tied Mike Myers (2006) for the second longest such streak by a Yankees lefty since 1920, trailing only Boone Logan's 25-game stretch without allowing an earned run in 2010...Pitched on four straight days from 6/9-12 and five of six days overall from 6/7-12...Retired 19 consecutive left-handed hitters from 6/7-27...Struck out each of his four batters faced in 6/20 loss vs. Atlanta (1.1 IP), establishing a career high in strikeouts...Allowed just 1 ER over final 15 outings (8/18-10/3), recording 8 Ks in 5.2 IP during the span...Made five postseason relief appearances, holding opponents scoreless over 1.2 IP (2 BB/1 IBB, 1 K). 2011 Had two stints with the Orioles (4/18-6/29 and 9/6 through the end of the season), going 2-0 with a 6.06 ERA (16.1IP, 11ER) in 32 relief outings...held left-handed hitters to a .104 (5-for-48) batting average, the second-lowest mark in the majors (min. 50 batters faced)... righties batted .692 (9-for-13)... stranded 19-of-22 inherited runners... both wins came in September (9/8 vs. the Yankees and 9/21 at Boston)... went 0-1 with one save and a 3.92 ERA (20.2IP, 9ER) in 26 games with Triple-A Norfolk. 2010 Joined the Rangers as a September call-up after having his contract purchased from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Sept. 3...Held opponents scoreless in all but two of his 13 relief appearances, stranding 11 of 12 inherited runners...Worked 5.2 hitless innings over first nine appearances with the Rangers, retiring 17 of 19 faced (two walks) after contract was purchased Sept. 3...Was the most hitless relief outings to begin a season since Mets' Billy Wagner had nine hitless outings to start April 2008, most in A.L. since White Sox' Kelly Wunsch opened April 2003 with nine straight...Left-handers went 1-for-19 (.053) with four K's, lone hit coming on Michael Saunders' bunt single, Sept. 28 vs. Seattle...Made Texas debut Sept. 3 @MIN, his first ML game since Oct. 2, 2009 vs. CWS...Spent the balance of the season at Oklahoma City (AAA), going 1-2 with two saves and a 1.82 ERA(12 ER/59.1 IP) in 50 relief outings...Posted lowest average (.158, 32-202) and baserunners-per-9.0 IP ratio (8.65) among all Pacific Coast League relievers...Ranked second with 9.25 K-per-9.0 IP, striking out 61 and walking 11 and allowing just one HR...Lefties batted .120 (11-92) with 10 walks and 37 strikeouts...Stranded 23 of 28 inherited runners...Posted an 0.63 ERA(14.1IP, ER) over 12 June appearances...Finished season with 12.0 scoreless innings over his final 11 games 2009 Posted no record with a 5.40 ERA (2 ER/3.1 IP), 2 strikeouts and 2 walks in 3 relief outings for Detroit...had a pair of stints with the big league club, April 28-May 4 and Sept. 25 to the end of the season...allowed a pair of runs in his season debut on April 29 vs. New York-AL (1.1 IP), including a solo homer by Nick Swisher...matched a career-high with 2 strikeouts on May 4 vs. Minnesota (1.0)...tossed 1.0 scoreless frame on Oct. 2 vs. Chicago-AL...spent the balance of the season at Triple-A Toledo, where he went 4-2 with a 2.76 ERA (14 ER/45.2 IP) over 42 relief appearances...had 47 strikeouts against 17 walks and held International League lefthanded batters to a .210 (13-62) average and no home runs...right-handers batted .322 (37-115) with one homer...converted 5 of 6 save opportunities...tossed 12.2 scoreless innings over 8 outings from May 25-June 21...fanned a season-high 4 batters on June 3 at Durham...posted a 1.88 ERA (3 ER/14.1 IP) after the All-Star break...worked a season-high 9 scoreless outings (7.2 IP), July 16- Aug. 11. 2008 Split the 2008 season between Triple A Toledo and Detroit -- appeared in 25 games during three separate stints with the Tigers...Recalled from Toledo by the Tigers on April 11 -- did not allow a run in his first eight outings with the Tigers April 13-May 3, a stretch of eight scoreless innings...Retired the only two batters he faced to earn his first major league win on April 15 versus Minnesota...Sidelined May 21-June 8 with biceps tendinitis -- appeared in one game with Toledo as part of an injury rehab assignment on June 7, taking the loss after allowing one run as he retired two of the four batters he faced...Tossed a career-high three innings of relief on June 9 versus Cleveland...Optioned to Toledo by the Tigers on June 13 -- did not allow a run in his first 10 outings following his return to Toledo June 15-July 17, tossing 11.2 scoreless innings...Recalled from Toledo by the Tigers on July 31 -- allowed three runs (two earned) in 1.2 innings of relief that day at Cleveland and he was optioned back to Toledo following the game...Posted a 0.84 ERA (10.2IP/1ER) and 12 strikeouts over his final nine outings with the Mud Hens August 7-28...Recalled from Toledo by the Tigers on September 2 -- posted a 4.05 ERA (6.2IP/3ER) in 10 outings during September...Compiled a 1-0 record and 3.38 ERA (10.2IP/4ER) in 13 appearances on the road for the Tigers...finished 2-0 with a 5.06 ERA (10.2IP/6ER) in 12 outings at Comerica Park. 2007 Spent the majority of the season with Triple A Iowa in the Chicago Cubs organization, before being acquired by the Tigers on August 30...Tied for fourth in the Pacific Coast League with 55 appearances for Iowa, while he was fifth with 17 saves...Posted a 2-0 record, 3.52 ERA 15.1IP/6ER) and six saves in 15 outings during May -- fifth in the Pacific Coast League with six saves during the month...Recalled by the Cubs from Iowa on June 13...Made his major league debut on June 14 versus Seattle, retiring the only batter he faced...Optioned back to Iowa on June 17...Tied for third in the Pacific Coast League with five saves during June -- compiled a 2-0 record and 2.79 ERA (9.2IP/3ER) in 10 outings...Did not allow a run in nine straight appearances June 29-July 29, tossing 10.1 scoreless innings...Limited lefthanded hitters to a .159 batting average (11x69) with Iowa...righties in the Pacific Coast League batted .331 (44x133) with Rapada on the mound...Assigned to Triple A Toledo by the Tigers after the club acquired him on August 30...Appeared in one game with Toledo during the International League playoffs, fanning three batters in two scoreless innings of relief...Recalled by the Tigers from Toledo on September 8. 2006 Combined to post a 6-4 record, 1.60 ERA (12 ER/67.1 IP) and 21 saves over 61 games for Double-A West Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa...began season at West Tenn. and finished among Southern League leaders with 1.65 walks-per-9.0 IP (3rd) and 21 saves (T5th)...selected to Southern League mid-season All-Star team...pitched in the Arizona Fall League following the season. 2005 Was limited to 27 appearances for Single-A Daytona due to a pair of DL stints...was sidelined April 7-June 1 with a left shoulder strain and from Aug. 17 to the end of season after undergoing an appendectomy. 2004 Was named to the Midwest League's postseason All-Star team after registering a 2.33 ERA (22 ER/85.0 IP) over 57 appearances for Single-A Lansing...his 57 games ranked 2nd in the league. 2003 In his first full professional season, made one appearance for Single-A Boise before being promoted to Single-A Lansing on June 23...pitched in 21 games for the Lugnuts. 2002 Posted no record and a 1.50 ERA (3 ER/18.0 IP) in his professional debut at Single-A Boise (12 games)...signed with the Chicago-NL organization as a non-drafted free agent on July 14, 2002.