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  1. Settled with Twins, Perkins has 'zero desire' to leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WKBT

    ... continuity there. Glen's just taken the torch." Indeed, from Jeff Reardon to Rick Aguilera to Eddie Guardado to Joe Nathan to now, the Twins have enjoyed a long run of stability in the closer role, with the exception of a season here or a season ...

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  2. Settled With Twins, Perkins Has 'Zero Desire' To LeaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | CBS Local

    ... continuity there. Glen's just taken the torch." Indeed, from Jeff Reardon to Rick Aguilera to Eddie Guardado to Joe Nathan to now, the Twins have enjoyed a long run of stability in the closer role, with the exception of a season here or a season ...

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  3. Twitter Talk: On Alex Avila batting 2nd, Joe Nathan, potential first basemen and Royal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | MLive.com

    Most of the time, I use the introduction to Twitter Talk to discuss some Detroit Tigers topic or rant about something. But it's early in spring and I'm not in the best writing shape of my life just yet.

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  4. Detroit Tigers bring back Joba ChamberlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Motor City Bengals

    ... two seasons last year for Chamberlain. He was the most consistent Tigers' reliever and was doing fairly well when Joe Nathan was struggling. On June 7, he had an ERA of 2.39 and seemed destined to cash in this offseason. That never materialized, ...

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  5. Young starting pitchers Buck Farmer, Kyle Ryan to compete for spots in Detroit Tigers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | MLive.com

    ... team as relievers at this point." If Bruce Rondon is healthy, the Tigers have five spots filled in the bullpen: Joe Nathan, Joakim Soria, Rondon, Al Alburquerque and Tom Gorzelanny. Ausmus would prefer the final two spots to be filled by one ...

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  6. Is Joba Chamberlain A Fit For The Twins?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Twinkie Talk

    ... as the reason they wouldn't advance through the playoffs. That came to fruition as pitchers like Joakim Soria and Joe Nathan continued to implode on the mound. While Chamberlain wasn't as bad, he also struggled plenty on his own. 2014 saw ...

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  7. Detroit Tigers' Joe Nathan Must Learn To Succeed Without The Help Of Blazing FastballRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Rant Sports

    On Dec. 4, 2013, the Detroit Tigers signed closer Joe Nathan to a reported two-year, $20 million deal. Given the team's problems with the closer's role ever since Jose Valverde went 49-for-49 in save opportunities back in 2011, most fans were ecstatic.

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  8. Detroit Tigers Links: Victor Martinez expectations, Rod's new role, K-RodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Motor City Bengals

    ... that Rodriguez would instantly become Detroit's top reliever. He's an unequivocally better closing option than Joe Nathan , 2014's nightmarish late-game selection who posted a 4.81 ERA and 1.53 WHIP. Nathan is also 40-years-old. Joakim Soria is a ...

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  9. A Surprise Team Finally Outspent The Twins On Free AgentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Twinkie Town

    ... history. Granted, this completely ignores the extensions they had handed out to Torii Hunter , Johan Santana , Joe Nathan , and Joe Mauer over the past decade that were as large or even larger than those free agent contracts. Because of the refusal ...

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  10. Tougher AL Central Division may give Tigers hidden advantageRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | Bless You Boys

    ... skeptical. Unknown doesn't necessarily equate to instability but it certainly doesn't help boost confidence. Will Joe Nathan be able to close games like he did in the final month of the season? Is Joakim Soria capable of being lights-out like he was ...

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  11. Nathan hoping for better start in 2nd season with TigersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Washington Post

    In this Sept. 25, 2014, file phot, Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joe Nathan throws against the Minnesota Twins in the the ninth inning of a baseball game in Detroit.

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  12. Will Tigers add another free agent relief pitcher?Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Bless You Boys

    ... we've been listening to the same old song: "We're staying in house... Bruce Rondon will play a major role... Joe Nathan is a proven closer... the kids are alright". It sounds more like a broken record than music to the ears of Tigers' fans. The ...

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  13. Ex-Minnesota Twins Pitcher Boof Bonser Reportedly RetiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Twinkie Talk

    ... e answers about one of the best, if not the best, trades in Twins history. Boof came over to the Twins along with Joe Nathan and Francisco Liriano in exchange for A. J. Pierzynski.

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  14. Without Soria and Nathan, The Detroit Tigers Will Not Win It AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Motor City Bengals

    Sep 25, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila and relief pitcher Joe Nathan celebrate after the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park. Detroit won 4-2.

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  15. A.J. Pierzysnki Signs With The Atlanta BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Twinkie Talk

    ... son as the Twins and Braves do not face off against each other in the 2015 season. Good luck, A.J. You brought us Joe Nathan and Francisco Liriano and for that we should be forever greatful.

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  16. White Sox vs. Tigers: Who Is Now the Team to Beat in the AL Central?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... which makes the unit better by subtraction, but he has been replaced by Joel still has 40-year-old right-hander Joe Nathan in line to handle the ninth-inning. Now there were stretches last season when Nathan was filthy, but those periods figure to ...

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  17. Winter Meetings Preview: AL CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... he did in 2014 (can he?). The re-signing of Martinez, coming off a career year, keeps the offense afloat. But can Joe Nathan (4.81 ERA, seven blown saves) re-establish himself as a closer at age 40? If not, can Joakim Soria (4.91 ERA after midseason ...

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  18. Five Underrated Free Agent Relievers the Detroit Tigers Should Consider SigningRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Sports Media 101

    ... a cheaper option given he's coming off his own bout with Tommy John surgery. In the event the team didn't trust Joe Nathan , they could have another capable replacement ready to go. It will take a major leap of faith considering Motte's injury ...

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  19. Could the Detroit Tigers Bullpen be Better in 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Motor City Bengals

    Sep 16, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joe Nathan delivers a pitch in the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. The Twins won 4-3.

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  20. Carl Willis and Neil Allen finalists for pitching coach; Guardado in as bullpen coach?Read the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Twinkie Town

    ... closer in 2002 and 2003. His 116 saves were second in franchise history, behind Rick Aguilera's 254, until Joe Nathan took over the role from 2004 to 2011 and surpassed them both. To the best of my knowledge this move isn't written in stone yet, but ...

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