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Capps takes over Bucs' closer role, Torres moves to setup

Updated: June 1, 2007, 7:29 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Salomon Torres' latest blown save cost him his job as the Pittsburgh Pirates' closer, with right-hander Matt Capps taking over the role Friday and Torres again becoming a setup reliever.

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Manager Jim Tracy made the move after Torres couldn't hold a 2-0 lead in the ninth inning of a 4-2, 11-inning loss to the San Diego Padres on Thursday night -- the third time Torres has given away a multirun lead in the ninth ...

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