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Sunday, December 4, 2011
Cards going 'hard' for Dotel

By Adam Rubin

If the Mets are focused on second-tier closing candidates, Octavio Dotel may not materialize. An NL executive said the St. Louis Cardinals are pushing "hard" to sign Dotel.

The same executive projected Matt Capps would be a perfect match for the Mets at the salary the club is looking to spend.