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JOE NATHAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Detroit Tigers Closer Joe Nathan Reads Mean Tweets About Himself (Video)

Detroit Tigers closer Joe Nathan is having an off year. Fans had high hopes for Nathan when he signed a two-year, $20 million contract with the team this past offseason, but things quickly turned around. Nathan — who currently has the seventh-most saves in MLB history at 369 — has seen his ERA skyrocket to 5.25 from 1.39 last season with the Texas Rangers. And fans have been...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Joe Nathan edition

The Detroit Tigers have one of the worst bullpens in all of baseball and for pitcher Joe Nathan who was supposed to be the man who manager Brad Ausmus could count on, the 39-year-old pitcher has been far from reliable. After last night’s performance again the Tampa Bay Rays giving up a run and leaving two men on base, I have officially given up on Nathan. In the last eight appearances...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Nathan apologizes to Tigers fans for rude gesture, says, ‘I will be better’ (video)

An already-beleagured Joe Nathan found himself in the center of a swirling controversy in light of the “Chin Flick” gesture he appeared to direct at Detroit Tigers fans following a so-so appearance in the team’s 8-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday at Comerica Park. Nathan took his medicine on Thursday, apologizing for the […] The post Joe Nathan apologizes to...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Nathan apologizes for gesture directed at Tigers fans

Detroit Tigers closer Joe Nathan and his relationship with the home crowd has been rocky — to say the least —  this season. But the frustration finally boiled over the for the 39-year-old Wednesday night. Nathan, who is in the midst of a career-worst season in his first year with the Tigers, was booed upon taking the mound in the ninth inning with Detroit leading the Pittsburgh...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Nathan appears to make rude ‘Chin Flick’ gesture towards Tigers fans (video)

Detroit Tigers closer Joe Nathan is suffering through one of the worst seasons of his career. Given his surly conduct following the conclusion of Wednesday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Comerica Park, he’s had just about enough of hearing about it from the hometown fans. It appeared as players were shaking hands and […] The post Joe Nathan appears to make rude...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Joe Nathan Motion To Fans To “F-Off”?

Tigers closer Joe Nathan sure picked the wrong time to wipe that awful looking facial hair on his chin. Caught by ROOT Sports (Pirates feed), Nathan appears to motion something to the fans after the 3rd and final out of Wednesday’s 8-4 Tigers win. Nathan yet again could not get the opposing team 1-2-3, and fans definitely let him know their displeasure with his performance this...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Nathan does F— yourself gesture to Tigers fans (Video)

Joe Nathan appeared to tell Detroit Tigers fans to go f— themselves after they booed him during a shaky 9th inning in which he closed out an 8-4 win on Wednesday night. Nathan was signed in the off-season after putting together an All-Star year with the Rangers last year and was expected to be a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Did Joe Nathan do f--- you gesture to home fans?

Detroit Tigers fans long ago lost their patience with closer Joe Nathan, who again was booed Wednesday night after walking the first two batters of the ninth inning with his team up four. Nathan worked out of the jam by getting a deep fly out to left and a 5-3 double play. But as he walked up to exchange a fist bump with Tigers catcher Alex Avila, Nathan appeared to make an unseemly...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers trade rumors: Jonathan Papelbon edition

The trade deadline is upon us as it is just over a week away and for the Detroit Tigers, making a move for help in the bullpen is the area to address still as they look to pull away in the American League Central. While it may take a lot to offer, trading for Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon is just one of the many relief pitchers the Tigers could look into bringing...
Via isportsweb.com
July 22, 2014  |  1 Comment

Detroit Tigers trade rumors: Joakim Soria edition

With just about three and a half weeks left until the trade deadline, the Detroit Tigers are looking for answers to a bullpen that is still questionable ranking 28th in all of baseball in total ERA and is the Achilles heel of their World Series title hopes. Texas Rangers closer Joakim Soria could be that answer to provide some stability to a Tigers bullpen that has been anything...
Via isportsweb.com
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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