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The Rangers may be operating a revolving door. Joe Nathan coming in, but is C.J. Wilson going out?
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MINNEAPOLIS Now that Joe Nathan has officially signed with the Texas Rangers, the search for a new closer is under way for the Minnesota Twins.
"We're going to look at the market and look at the possibility of trades any avenue, actually," Twins general manager Terry Ryan said Tuesday. "But there's plenty of people out there in that market this year. It...
The Red Sox are looking for a new closer now that Jonathan Papelbon has left for Philadelphia. Apparently, the team wasn't looking too hard at Joe Nathan. The Sox had spoken to Nathan but never officially made him an offer, according to WEEI.com. That would suggest then that the team isn't all too bummed out that Nathan agreed to a two-year, $14.5 million deal with the Texas...
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...
The Texas Rangers have reached an agreement with free agent closer Joe Nathan on a two-year contract.
Nathan's signing will allow the Rangers to move hard-throwing righty Neftali Feliz into the starting rotation. Terms of the deal were not yet known.
Nathan, a former All-Star, missed the entire 2010 campaign after having Tommy John surgery. He finished with 14 saves last season...
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...
Joe Nathan, the Twins' all-time saves leader, has agreed to a two-year, $14.5 million deal with the AL champion Texas Rangers.
The Rangers are in a position where they aren't forced to re-sign C.J. 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 ...