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  1. Who was the Tigers' biggest disappointment?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Bless You Boys

    ... By the playoffs, he was not a good relief option. That did not prevent Brad Ausmus from sticking with his plan. Joe Nathan arrived as the sure-fire proven closer following a season with an ERA of 1.39 and WHIP under 0.90. He managed to have his ...

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  2. NLCS notebook: Molina out of lineup but availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WISN-TV

    ... Giants took a big chance after the 2003 season, dealing top pitching prospect Francisco Liriano, proven reliever Joe Nathan and minor-league starter Boof Bonser to the Minnesota Twins in order to plug a hole at catcher created when Benito Santiago ...

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  3. NLCS: 'Welcome' back, A.J.: Giants fans still hate PierzynskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Sporting News

    ... to endear him to the fans or his teammates. He was acquired from the Twins in the offseason for three pitchers: Joe Nathan, Francisco Liriano and Boof Bonser. The trade is widely considered to be one of the worst in Giants history. A fellow Giant ...

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  4. More Royals magic: The pitching coach may be a fortune-tellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | New York Post

    ... Alex Rodriguez hit game-tying home runs in the two dramatic home games - in the ninth inning against Twins closer Joe Nathan, and then in the 11th inning against Angels closer Brian Fuentes - and Johnny Damon stole two bases on one play against the ...

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  5. Lackey, and maybe Pierzynski, await for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | SFGate

    ... fans will recall Pierzynski's 2004 season with, at best, dismay, in large part because the team sent pitcher Joe Nathan , Francisco Liriano and Boof Bonser to the Twins for him, one of the worst deals in club history. Pierzynski had a decent season, ...

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  6. Explaining Detroit's Disaster of a BullpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Bless You Boys

    ... and let them walk; he gambled on Bruce Rondon being functional rather than on the DL all season; he gambled on Joe Nathan still having it in his tank at his advanced age; he gambled on Joba Chamberlain being a functional version of his old self for ...

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  7. Mitch Albom: Tigers can win Game 3, but not in long runRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... every pitching lemon in the parking lot. Not all his fault. The guys he brought in this year_Joba Chamberlain, Joe Nathan, Joakim Soria, Jim Johnson, Joel Hanrahan_all had nice resumes. Meanwhile, disappearing everyday players have meant quick fixes ...

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  8. It wasn't supposed to be like thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Bless You Boys

    ... help. So, the day after Doug Fister was traded, Dombrowski signed arguably the best closer on the market in Joe Nathan. Ahh, finally Detroit would have a shutdown closer for the first time in a very long while. The price tag was a hefty $20M over ...

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  9. Analysis: Anibal Sanchez could be X-factor for Detroit Tigers in Division Series vs....Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | MLive.com

    ... in Camden Yards, which is much more hitter-friendly than Comerica Park. (How will Tigers fans feel if they see Joe Nathan facing Nelson Cruz in Game 1 with the game on the line?) Sanchez surrendered just nine home runs in 182 innings in 2013. That's ...

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  10. 2014 ALDS predictions by the Bless You Boys staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Bless You Boys

    ... quiet in this series. The lone game the Tigers lose will be the one Verlander starts. JV will throw well, but Joe Nathan will blow the save and lose the game. Porcello will give up four or five runs in game four, but the offense is going to explode ...

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  11. Detroit Tigers' Brad Ausmus willing to use Anibal Sanchez in big situations out of bullpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | MLive.com

    ... can pitch multiple innings, and could be used as a seventh-inning setup man if Joakim Soria, Joba Chamberlain or Joe Nathan is unavailable to pitch on a particular day. Asked whether he would feel comfortable bringing in Sanchez in the middle of an ...

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  12. Detroit Tigers vs. Baltimore Orioles: ALDS PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Motor City Bengals

    ... the ninth inning. With two outs, Miguel Cabrera stepped to the plate and belted a three-run bomb to center field. Joe Nathan then came on in the bottom of the ninth to secure the win for the Tigers. May 13, 2014; Baltimore, MD, USA; Detroit Tigers ...

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  13. Tigers: Now for the hard partRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | ClickOnDetroit

    ... in the offseason was the hero with, knocking two runs in the most important game of the season. And yes, even Joe Nathan, the closer nicknamed Sloppy Joe for his mostly disappointing season in Motown, got the final three outs and the save. It all ...

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  14. Tigers 3, Twins 0: And that's the ballgameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Twinkie Town

    ... third inning. Josmil Pinto , who had been awful all month, was 1-for-2 with a walk. We also got to see old friend Joe Nathan notch his 35th save, to the chagrin of Tigers fans everywhere who are tired of his fallibility; for me it was an ...

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  15. Tigers Win Another Division Title, Stronger Thanks To Season's StrugglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | CBS Local

    ... 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 3-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) Tigers closer Joe Nathan, who got the save Sunday, said the fact the Tigers had to battle through the entire season to lock up their division makes the ...

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  16. Bob Wojnowski: What a relief for TigersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Detroit News

    ... to the final day, but now that it's over and the playoffs beckon, there's appreciation for the pain. There was Joe Nathan, the once-beleaguered closer, locking down the final three outs amid the din of "Let's Go, Joe!" chants. There was David Price, ...

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  17. Tigers win AL Central with 3-0 victory over TwinsRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | Tribune-Chronicle

    ... two, he stepped right up. He showed why he's a true No. 1." Joba Chamberlain relieved Price in the eighth, and Joe Nathan finished for his 35th save in 42 chances. Nathan has been a target of frustrated fans throughout the season, finishing with a ...

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  18. Ex-Ray David Price leads Tigers to AL Central titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | St. Petersburg Times

    Tigers pitcher David Price, facing camera, embraces Joe Nathan after the Tigers closer finishes off a 3-0 win over the Twins that gives the former Rays ace the victory and Detroit a fourth straight AL Central title. Baseball's postseason picture is complete, with all the races being wrapped up without having to go to a Game 163.

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  19. Kyle Gibson comes up just short in duel with David PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Star Tribune

    ... of the Twins on the final day of the season. A sellout crowd of 40,501 roared in appreciation as former Twin Joe Nathan recorded the final three outs, getting Oswaldo Arcia to pop up for the final out and setting off a raucous celebration on the ...

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  20. Twins look to futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | TwinCities

    ... a far cry from how the industry viewed Anderson when he was sending the likes of Johan Santana, Brad Radke and Joe Nathan into the arena, but Anderson knows he must be every bit as accountable as he asks his pitchers to be. "The bottom line is if ...

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