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VIDEO: Joe Nathan Picks Off Jarrod Dyson

Jarrod Dyson committed one of the all-time boneheaded baserunning you’ll ever see on Tuesday night, and the Detroit Tigers’ Joe Nathan took advantage to lock up a save. With the Tigers clinging to a 4-2 lead in the ninth inning, Dyson, a pinch-runner at second base for Nori Aoki, was picked off despite the tying run standing at first. Nathan set, then wheeled toward second base...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Roundup: Tigers Dominate, Nathan Donates, and Schedule Change

After a big, crazy, Monday in downtown Detroit, the city has returned to a quieter scene. That will not last long though as the Tigers take on the Royals in the second game of their big three game series. The Tigers struck early and often in their game against the Royals yesterday. The big difference ended up being the eight run third inning that the Tigers were able to use en route...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Joe Nathan, Joakim Soria, Anibal Sanchez

Three Detroit Tigers pitchers who are dealing with injuries appear to be on the mend.  Closer Joe Nathan is experiencing elbow tenderness, but will most likely avoid the disabled list.  Relief pitcher Joakim Soria threw 25 pitches today and starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez is slowly rehabbing with hopes to possibly return to the rotation this season.Joe Nathan has been dealing...
Via MLB Injury News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
21 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...
29 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...
August 14, 2014  |  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
August 14, 2014  |  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
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers closer loses bet, dresses as Romo

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers evidently wasn’t the only one who had a little something extra riding on a week 1 NFL game. Last year’s MVP and R&B group Boyz II Men had an arrangement that if the Packers lost to the 49ers Rodgers would have to wear a San Francisco jersey this [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
September 12, 2012  |  1 Comment
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