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Matt Capps signs with Indians

Updated: January 31, 2013, 9:00 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians have signed free-agent reliever Matt Capps to a minor league contract.

Capps' deal, announced Thursday, includes a non-roster invitation to spring training.

The 29-year-old right-hander has 138 career saves in 444 appearances for Pittsburgh, Washington and Minnesota. He opened last season closing for the Twins and had 14 saves in his first 15 chances, but was slowed by shoulder inflammation and pitched just four innings after June 15.

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