Before digging into Matt Capps, it's worth recounting how bad things have been.The Nationals last year were last in the league with a 57% save conversion rate. Their relief pitchers overall were the worst in the league by a third of a run with 5.40 runs per game. In save situations, the average opposing player hit .285 / .374 / .468, about equal to David Wright or Matt Kemp. To me, things bottomed out when Kip Wells of all people was given the closer job, converting just two of seven save chances.When you have a bullpen as totally incompetent as the Nationals', no one player can be the answer. Matt Capps, we hope, will provide the Nationals with maybe 50 quality, high-leverage innings (even elite closers get used in some low-leverage situations, especially on bad teams). But they'll...

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