The New York Yankees have signed left-hander Clay Rapada to a minor league deal according to Bryan Hoch of mlb.com. The deal follows Hideki Okajima's failed physical, voiding his contract with the Yankees:
Yankees agree to Minor League deal with left-hander Clay Rapada - Bryan Hoch | mlb.com
"Rapada, 30, will step into the competition for a roster spot as a lefty specialist after 36-year-old Hideki Okajima was unable to pass a physical this week, voiding the veteran's Minor League deal."
- Twitter / @DavidWaldstein - "Can confirm MLB.Com report that Yankees signed tall lefty reliever Clay Rapada to replace Hideki Okajima, who failed physical. That's a minor league deal, of course."
Orioles Trade Guthrie to Rockies for Lindstrom, Hammel - MLB Daily Dish
Ken Rosenthal is reporting that Guthrie has agreed to a 1-year deal with the Rockies, confirming the trade. The Orioles have designated lefty Clay Rapada for assignment to make room for the additions, according to Brit Ghiroli.