Minnesota Twins Acquire Matt Capps

The Minnesota Twins have upgraded the bullpen by acquiring Matt Capps from the Nationals. They gave up top prospect Wilson Ramos, a catcher, and lefty Joe Testa.

While the Twins gave up their top prospect, it was a needed addition; Capps will fill in for injured closer Joe Nathan. On top of that, Capps is under team control for 2011. He was non-tendered by the Pirates in the off-season and signed with the Nationals. Drew Storen or Ty Clippard will probably be the closer for the Nationals now.

Ramos should play a roll for the Nationals right away, while Testa should be assigned to Double A.

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