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Twins bring Capps back from DL

Twins bring Capps back from DL

The Associated Press – As Seen on Yahoo! Sports MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins will reinstate closer Matt Capps from the 15-day disabled list. The Twins announced Thursday that Capps will return for Friday’s game against Oakland. He has been out for three weeks due to shoulder inflammation. To make room on the roster, the Twins optioned right-handed reliever Kyle Waldrop back to Triple-A Rochester. Capps pitched two innings on a rehab assignment with Class A Fort … Read entire article »

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The Matt Capps Era, Umm Month Begins

The Matt Capps Era, Umm Month Begins

Matt Capps entered today’s game for his first save opportunity since taking over as closer of the Minnesota Twins. The good news, he was given a three run lead and got the save. The bad news, he gave up a bomb to Luke Scott. This will be the problem with Capps. He has become a contact pitcher and no longer has the zip to get the ball past good hitters on a consistent basis. His time … Read entire article »

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