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Yahoo | Apr 20th, 3:00am
The Tigers gave their closer plenty of rest following that mess, and Nathan 's been on point in his two most recent appearances (two scoreless innings, 1 H, 2 K). Although he needed 18 pitches to put away the Indians on Thursday, 11 of them were strikes and the Tribe didn't get anything started. Nathan wasn't worried about his dead arm issues earlier in the month, so let's take him at his word. Back in the saddle. - Scott Pianowski
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MLB.com | Apr 19th, 9:35pm
Albert Pujols' ninth-inning solo homer against Tigers closer Joe Nathan on Saturday went for his team-leading sixth of the season and the 498th of his career.
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Sports Injury Alert | Apr 18th, 10:30pm
The Detroit Tigers head into a weekend series against the Minnesota Twins with a 7-5 record, first in the American League Central. Closer Joe Nathan, who struggled out of the gate, pitched a one-two-three ninth against the Indians on Thursday to record his second save of the season. He had been going through Nathan had blown two of his first three save opportunities, but doesn't attribute the...
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Roto Professor | Apr 14th, 5:55pm
He got pummeled by the Dodgers in what should've been an easy save.  Entering with a 3 R lead, Nathan allowed 3 ER on 3 H and 2 BB, striking out 1, in his inning.  Ultimately he was credited with a W, but that's of little consequence.  - Eric Stashin
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Roto Professor | Apr 14th, 5:40pm
He allowed 1 H with 1 K in a non-save situation.  It's not a lot, but at least it's a step in the right direction.  We'll have to wait and see, but hopefully this is a sign that his struggles could be behind him. - Eric Stashin
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Yahoo | Apr 14th, 2:32am
Joe Nathan is pitching like dirt and dealing with a dead arm. The good news? There's no major threat to his job, and "dead arm" isn't as problematic as the ominous name suggests. - Scott Pianowski
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Roto Professor | Apr 7th, 2:36am
He allowed 1 ER on 2 H with 1 K over 0.2 IP, but did lock down the save.  He's gotten off to a rocky start, but there's no need to worry about the veteran quite yet. - Eric Stashin