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Rapada Turning his Old Tricks

Left-hander Clay Rapada is what some across the pond might describe as a clever biscuit. On the field, Rapada knows when something isn't right with his pitching, and likewise what he needs to do in order to rectify any mistakes.

Away from the field, the depth of Rapada's intellectual prowess was recently relayed by his Triple-A Iowa teammate Chris Walker. "Don't ever play him in Madden," Walker jokingly warned. "We were playing one day (last year) and he started talking about all these different defensive schemes ... just out of the blue." Video games aside, Rapada knows a rat – and a rut – when he smells one. Take...

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