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Closing with Capps?

Cubs have serious interest in former Pittsburgh closer

Updated: December 21, 2009, 8:40 PM ET
By Bruce Levine

The next destination for former Pittsburgh closer Matt Capps may be the Chicago Cubs or the Washington Nationals.

The Capps' camp was hoping to have a contract in hand before the Christmas holidays begin. The former Pirate has been contacted by 14 teams, with at least eight or nine showing real interest to sign him. Capps is being pursued aggressively by the Nationals and the Cubs. A source close to the situation said the Nationals have offered a two-year deal with the promise of ...

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