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Capps, Byrd in Cubs' sights

With Bradley deal done, priority shifts to bullpen, center field

Updated: December 18, 2009, 6:28 PM ET
By Bruce Levine

Now that the Milton Bradley deal has been completed, the Chicago Cubs can go after their primary offseason goal of retooling for 2010. First on their hit list is free-agent pitcher Matt Capps, who saved 47 games over the past three seasons but was recently released by the Pittsburgh Pirates because they did not want to go to arbitration.

Last season wasn't a stellar year for Capps, who had 27 saves but also was 4-8 with a 5.80 earned-run average. Agents for Capps have had serious ...

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