ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves have signed two more veteran right-handed relievers to minor league deals, giving Jose Veras and Matt Capps a chance to audition for bullpen jobs in spring training. The 34-year-old Veras combined for 21 saves with Houston and Detroit in 2013. But he lasted only 12 games with the Chicago Cubs last season before being released. He finished in Houston...
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February 11, 2015 | Discuss
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves signed relief pitcher Matt Capps to a minor-league deal on Tuesday, according to a report from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The 31-year-old Capps hasn't pitched in a major-league game since 2012 due to ongoing issues with his shoulder. He had surgery in 2013 to repair a tendon that runs behind the shoulder blade, and then strained his shoulder trying...
The Atlanta Braves have managed to get the name of eight year veteran Matt Capps circulating around major league baseball once again. The closer hasn’t seen big league play since 2012, his third and final year with the Minnesota Twins. The 2010 All-Star has since been struggling with shoulder issues at the minor league level. The veteran spent his time in the Indians organization...
Lefty reliever Mike Zagurski signed a minor league deal with the Cleveland Indians on Thursday that includes an invitation to spring training. The team confirmed the deal this morning, as shared on Twitter. Zagurski, 30, pitched for the Yankees, Diamondbacks and Athletics organizations during the 2013 season. He has struggled in limited time in the majors throughout his career, posting...
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