(AP Photo. Welcome to Washington, Matt Capps.)
"They are giving me an opportunity to close out the ballgame, which was important to me. I feel that is an opportunity I'm going to have. It's going to be a lot of fun in Washington. I'm looking forward to 2010 and beyond. ... If I pitch the way I know I can pitch and the team has the success they should have, it's going to be a lot of fun."
(Matt Capps, via Nationals.com, 12/24/2009)
Capps chooses Nats over Cubbies.
Merry Christmas, NatsTown. It's official, almost: Nats strike $3.5 million, one-year deal with Matt Capps.