Rapada traded to Texas from Detroit

BY foxsports • December 12, 2009

Left-hander Clay Rapada has been acquired by the Texas Rangers from the Detroit Tigers for a player to be named or cash. The 28-year-old had a 5.40 ERA in 3 1-3 innings over three relief appearances for Detroit last season and was 4-2 with five saves and a 2.76 ERA in 42 games at Toledo. He struck out 47 and walked 17 in 45 2-3 innings for the Triple-A farm team, holding left-handed batters to a .210 average. Texas also sent right-hander Willie Eyre outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Monday.



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