Braves sign former All-Star closer Matt Capps

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Matt Capps, who’s missed most of the past two seasons with shoulder problems, has agreed to a minor-league contract with the Braves.

Capps was a closer for the Pirates, Nationals, and Twins, totaling 137 saves from 2007-2012, but he hasn’t pitched in the majors since then and spent the past two seasons at Triple-A for the Indians and was mostly on the disabled list there.

Capps is still just 31 years old and if healthy could be a potential setup man for Braves closer Craig Kimbrel.