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league team. The Indians’ manager also informed veteran Matt Capps he also wouldn’t be breaking camp with the big league team. Both Matsuzaka and Capps were with the Indians on minor-league deals. “Just
with a bit of tail from Twins closer Matt Capps . Ross unloaded on it, and it sailed over ..... ball to right field. He had faced Capps seven times in his career, and knew that ..... told reporters. “I’ve faced Capps quite a bit. He comes right at you
modified Type A free agents (Kelly Johnson, Josh Willingham ) or Type B free agents (Rod Barajas, Clint Barmes, Matt Capps , Bruce Chen, Francisco Cordero, David DeJesus, Octavio Dotel , Ryan Doumit, Mark Ellis , Frank Francisco, Freddy Garcia , Aaron
Sox have watched Jonathan Papelbon leave and have seen other game-ending relievers such as Joe Nathan , Heath Bell, Matt Capps , Frank Francisco, Jon Rauch, Sergio Santos and Huston Street come off the board while coming nowhere near the asking
even Hiroki Kuroda . Jonathan Papelbon , Heath Bell, Matt Capps and Joe Nathan are all no longer options, and, in the ..... mean bad news for those Francisco Cordero fans), and Capps simply was valued more by the Twins than the Sox
but my sense is that he’d be fine." MATT CAPPS ' DEMAND MIGHT HAVE JUST AMPED UP Like Nathan, Capps represented an affordable, back end of ..... who wouldn't necessarily have to anoint Capps as the closer thanks to the presence of
represents something of a lottery ticket for a team this coming winter, rather than a reliable late-innings option. MATT CAPPS , TWINS 27 years old 3-5, 4.31 ERA, 15 saves, 7 blown saves, 4.3 K/9, 1.1 BB/9 His age works in his favor, and
14.5 million over two years from the Rangers, Heath Bell (3 years, $27 million) has signed as a free agent, Matt Capps got $4.75 million for one more year with the Twins and the Mets signed both Frank Francisco (two years, $12 million
deal. The Marlins signed Heath Bell . The Rangers added Joe Nathan on a two-year deal. The Twins re-upped with Matt Capps on a one-year deal. The Blue Jays, meanwhile, struck a deal with the White Sox to send highly regarded pitching prospect
have reportedly come to terms with reliever Matt Capps on a one-year contract worth $4.75 million. Capps will make $4.5 million in 2012 with a ..... Nathan in July. It was later revealed that Capps had been pitching with a sore forearm
into form. Other closers who remain available via free agency include Madson, Bell, Cordero, Francisco Rodriguez , Matt Capps ( who is open to a short-term deal as either a setup man or closer) and Frank Franciso , among others.
in 2007, general manager Neal Huntington has given just one, a two-year, $3.05 million contract to then-closer Matt Capps in 2008. The other option for Pittsburgh? Trade Hanrahan before possibly losing him to free agency in two years.