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  1. Health of Cabrera, Martinez key for TigersRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Daily Herald

    ... and newcomer Alfredo Simon, but the bullpen needs to improve if Detroit is hoping to finish in first place again. Joe Nathan is the closer for now, but he's been shaky in the Grapefruit League and is in danger of losing his job to Joakim Soria. ...

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  2. What Will Happen in 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Bless You Boys

    It's only a few more days until April 6. We will get the first inkling of what this new Tiger team will be like... Joe Nathan will blow 3 of his first 4 save opps; the last in spectacular fashion giving up 8 runs. Yes, Ausmus will hang him out to dry to prove the point.

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  3. Is Brad Ausmus on the hot seat in 2015?Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Bless You Boys

    ... of a rotation is potentially more fragile this year, making the work of the relievers even a bit more important. Joe Nathan's future as the closer appears to be serious danger, and we need to see Ausmus be much quicker to adapt if it goes ill for ...

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  4. Detroit Tigers: Joe Nathan's leash, first cuts, Justin Verlander pleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Motor City Bengals

    May 29, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joe Nathan reacts during the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum. The Tigers defeated the Athletics 5-4.

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  5. Ex-Twins closer Joe Nathan a target of unhappy Detroit fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Star Tribune

    ... about. Send stuff to UPLOAD here . All correspondence to UPLOAD is on the record unless requested otherwise. When Joe Nathan was the closer for the Twins, it wouldn't exaggerate to say that he was much beloved from his arrival in 2004 to his exit ...

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  6. Twinsights: Twins have no reason to believe Tim Stauffer is injuredRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | TwinCities

    ... his normal velocity levels until later in the spring. In that regard, Stauffer is a bit like former Twins closer Joe Nathan, who famously reported to his first Twins camp in 2004 and was pumping mid-80s fastball rather than the mid-90s stuff his ...

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  7. Spring training 2015: The Detroit Tigers are counting on a 40-year-old Joe Nathan at closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | MassLive.com

    In this Sept. 25, 2014, file photo, 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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  8. Joe Nathan Is Probably Never Going to Endear Himself to Detroit Tigers Fans: A RantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Big Lead

    ... to Spring Training results or performances is the peak of irrationality, obviously. Thursday, veteran closer Joe Nathan had a rough outing vs. the Phillies, allowing five hits and four earned runs in 2/3 of an inning to push his ERA to 9.82. ...

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  9. AL Central Notes: Gavin Floyd injured; Joe Nathan booedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Southside Showdown

    ... season. Now I'm also going to keep an eye on Kratz. Mar 8, 2015; Lakeland, FL, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joe Nathan (36) looks on in the dugout against the Houston Astros at a spring training baseball game at Joker Marchant Stadium. ...

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  10. Detroit Tigers Stock Report: Bruce Rondon rising, Joe Nathan tankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Motor City Bengals

    ... Training game in which those in attendance are usually more worried about sunburn than a blown save. Credit Joe Nathan for this accomplishment as he was booed off the mound in Lakeland after a vintage (for 2014) performance in one of the Detroit ...

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  11. Joe Nathan is still a messRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | MSNBC

    Joe Nathan spent the offseason talking about how he planned to have a bounceback year and show everyone he wasn't washed up after a decade as an elite closer, but the early results aren't promising. Nathan, whose first season in Detroit included a 4.81 ERA and lots of boos from Tigers fans, allowed six runs while recording two outs this afternoon.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Twitter Talk: On Alex Avila batting 2nd, Joe Nathan, potential first basemen and Royal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | 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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  15. Detroit Tigers bring back Joba ChamberlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | 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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  16. Young starting pitchers Buck Farmer, Kyle Ryan to compete for spots in Detroit Tigers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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  17. Is Joba Chamberlain A Fit For The Twins?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | 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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  18. Detroit Tigers' Joe Nathan Must Learn To Succeed Without The Help Of Blazing FastballRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | 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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  19. Detroit Tigers Links: Victor Martinez expectations, Rod's new role, K-RodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | 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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  20. A Surprise Team Finally Outspent The Twins On Free AgentsRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | 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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