Thu, 22 May 2014 12:52:44 -0700
Cleveland Indians SP Shaun Marcum (shoulder) and RP Matt Capps (shoulder) have both been shut down in extended spring training due to recurrent shoulder problems. There is no timetable for their return.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:11:52 -0800
Cleveland Indians RP Matt Capps (shoulder) is still at least a week away from resuming a throwing program.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:37:23 -0800
Cleveland Indians RP Matt Capps (shoulder) said Monday, Feb. 24, that he has felt improvement each day since suffering a setback with his strained right shoulder last week. He is currently shut down from throwing, and is limited to rehabbing and range-of-motion activities.
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:51:19 -0800
Cleveland Indians RP Matt Capps (shoulder) will be sidelined two weeks with a strained subscapularis muscle in his right shoulder. It's the biggest muscle located in the rotator cuff. Capps had surgery on his right shoulder last June to fix the biceps tendon, but an MRI exam showed the new injury isn't related to his surgery.
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:31:39 -0800
Cleveland Indians RP Matt Capps (shoulder) had been pitching with a torn tendon in his right shoulder for about two years, but he had surgery June 4 to correct the issue, and said Tuesday, Feb. 11, that he is feeling much better. "There's no comparison to the way I feel now and the way I felt last year at this time," said Capps.
Mon, 27 Jan 2014 20:03:42 -0800
The Cleveland Indians have 22 non-roster invitees headed for spring training. The pitchers include David Aardsma, Scott Atchison, Travis Banwart, Matt Capps, Tyler Cloyd, Shaun Marcum, J.C. Ramirez and Michael Zagurski. The catchers include Luke Carlin, Jake Lowery, Roberto Perez, Matt Treanor and Tony Wolters. The infielders are Elliot Johnson, Jason Giambi, Francisco Lindor, Ryan Rohlinger and Joey Wendle, while the outfielders are comprised of Matt Carson, Jeff Francoeur, Nyjer Morgan and Tyler Naquin.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:43:46 -0800
If the Cleveland Indians do not bring in a candidate to close from outside of the organization, RPs Cody Allen, Matt Capps, Vinnie Pestano and Bryan Shaw are the likely leading candidates to replace RP Chris Perez in the closer's role.
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:34:40 -0700
The Cleveland Indians re-signed RP Matt Capps to a minor league deal Thursday, Oct. 17. He'll receive an invitation to spring training.
Tue, 26 Mar 2013 11:32:20 -0700
The Cleveland Indians re-signed SP Daisuke Matsuzaka and RP Matt Capps to minor league deals Tuesday, March 26, after both were released from their previous deals. Both will likely be reassigned to Triple-A Columbus this weekend.
Fantasy Tip: This was merely a way for Cleveland to avoid paying both pitchers $100,000. Neither should be considered fantasy-relevant unless they are recalled, but even then, they'll probably be relegated to the deepest of AL-only leagues.
Mon, 25 Mar 2013 12:24:25 -0700
The Cleveland Indians released RP Matt Capps Monday, March 25, to avoid paying him $100,000. They could decide to re-sign him.