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Nationals Journal Archive: Matt Capps

Nationals bullpen moves on without Matt Capps

In spring training, Drew Storen approached Matt Capps with a hint of apprehension. Capps, a veteran, had signed with the Nationals to become their closer. Storen, a rookie, had been drafted and anointed the closer of the future. Storen saw...

By Adam Kilgore  |  July 30, 2010; 7:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Drew Storen , Matt Capps , Tyler Clippard , bullpen  | Tags: Drew Storen, Matt Capps, Sean Burnett, Tyler Clippard  
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Mike Rizzo on the trade deadline

Apologies for the slap-dash nature of the Journal today. Lots to get to. Here are the highlights of General Manager Mike Rizzo's brief meeting with reporters, which happened before he met Miss Iowa: *The Nationals will receive Class AA right-handed...

By Adam Kilgore  |  July 30, 2010; 5:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Adam Dunn , Matt Capps , trade deadline  | Tags: Adam Dunn, Matt Capps  
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The Matt Capps-Wilson Ramos trade from all angles

Most any trade will create some kind of ripple effect, and the one the Nationals pulled off late Thursday night certainly qualified. They traded Matt Capps, their closer of the present, for Wilson Ramos, their catcher of the future. Here's...

By Adam Kilgore  |  July 30, 2010; 12:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (65)
Categories:  Matt Capps , trade deadline  
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Poll: What do you think of the Matt Capps trade?

By washingtonpost.com Sports editor  |  July 30, 2010; 12:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
Categories:  Matt Capps , trade deadline  
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Nationals trade Matt Capps to Twins

UPDATED 12:15 a.m. The Nationals traded all-star closer Matt Capps and cash to the Minnesota Twins for heralded catching prospect Wilson Ramos and minor league left-hander Joe Testa. The trade of Capps brings the Nationals a catching prospect their scouts...

By Adam Kilgore  |  July 29, 2010; 10:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  Matt Capps , bullpen , minors & farm system , trade deadline  
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Mike Rizzo taking calls, considering options before trade deadline

With the trade deadline looming, the Nationals are considering a multitude of options and offers on several players, biding their time in order to gather as many choices as they can before weighing them all. Calls have been pouring into...

By Adam Kilgore  |  July 28, 2010; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (44)
Categories:  Adam Dunn , Adam Kennedy , Cristian Guzman , Josh Willingham , Matt Capps , trade deadline  
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