Found November 22, 2011 on
TEAMS: Texas Rangers
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Back-to-back AL championships got the Texas Rangers another prize in veteran Joe Nathan.

Nathan eager to begin career with Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers and closer Joe Nathan seem to be the perfect fit for each other. Texas was looking for a high-character pitcher who would allow it to shift Neftali Feliz from the bullpen to the starting rotation. Nathan, who turned 37 on Tuesday, was looking for a team he believed he could win a World Series with. He thinks he found that with the Rangers. ...

Nathan Likes Facing AL West Foes

Yes, Joe Nathan is 37 years old. Yes, pushing Neftali Feliz to the starting rotation is far from guaranteed success. Yes, $14.5 million is a lot to give a 37-year-old closer who's had arm trouble. But one thing can be universally recognized about the Texas Rangers' free agent signing of the veteran closer: Joe Nathan loves facing the AL West. Thanks to our Rangers information...

Rangers aren't forced to re-sign C.J. Wilson

The Rangers are in a position where they aren't forced to re-sign C.J. Wilson.

Halo Headlines: Angels Wine and Dine C.J. Wilson, Show Interest in Linebrink and Madson, Rangers Appear Done With Wilson

The November 22nd, 2011 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including the Angels wine and dine C.J. Wilson, also show interest in Madson and Linebrink, Rangers look like they have moved on from Wilson and much ...

Nathan Signing Comes With Marginal Risk

The Texas Rangers again struck hot in the free agent market by signing Joe Nathan, the former Twins' closer to a two year $14.5 million contract. The move is not about Neftali Feliz's problems closing out Game Six of the World Series. If anything, Joe Nathan's post season record is even spottier than Feliz's. This is not about Feliz not having enough "steel...

Signing All-Star closer sets Rangers in motion

Neftali Feliz is moving to the rotation after Joe Nathan signs 2-year deal.

Rangers sign closer Joe Nathan, move Feliz to rotation

The Rangers have signed former All-Star closer Joe Nathan to a two-year contract with a club option and have moved Neftali Feliz to the starting rotation.

Rangers Moments: No. 5

As part of a season-ending series, we'll take a look at the 13 most memorable moments from the 2011 Texas Rangers season. No. 5 When: Oct. 20 What: The Texas Rangers weren't supposed to lose to Jaime Garcia. Chris Carpenter? Yeah, you can handle that. But the Rangers were supposed to have the advantage with the rest of the pitching matchups. But in Game 2 of the World Series...

Rangers Moments: No. 6

As part of a season-ending series, we'll take a look at the 13 most memorable moments from the 2011 Texas Rangers season. No. 6 When: Oct. 23 What: Derek Holland had one of those moments that could cripple a young pitcher forever in the 2010 Fall Classic when he went on a walk spree, pitching in relief, against the San Francisco Giants, at one point throwing 12 straight balls...

Rangers sign closer Nathan; Feliz to rotation

The Rangers have agreed to terms with RHP Joe Nathan on a two-year contract with a club option for a third year. The move means closer Neftali Feliz will move into the rotation, something the club has already informed him about.
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