It's immediately apparent, seeing DK's PBC Blog post this morning, that Octavio Dotel and Matt Capps are going to be compared to each other all summer in Pittsburgh. Because I don't know what Capps wanted in arbitration (as I've said before, based on his salary and what guys like Heath Bell are settling for, I'm guessing he would've asked for at least $4 million, or maybe a little more) or what he would've been willing to settle with the Pirates for (it might've been the $3.5 million he signed with the Nats for, but seeing all of your offers laid out in front of you in free agency is different than negotiating with one team), I don't know if I'd compare their salaries straight up, but the general sentiment that the Pirates swapped two years of Capps as closer with two years of Dotel is...

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