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  1. Detroit Tigers' Dave Dombrowski says Joakim Soria trade 'a necess...

    The Detroit Tigers had seen enough from their shaky bullpen to know something had to be done. So the American League Central leaders acquired right-hander Joakim Soria.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
  2. Rangers bullpen holding its own with A's

    Richard Durrett

    So much for conventional wisdom. April in the American League West is yet another reminder of why you have to play the games before you can truly figure out where everyone stands. It's not a surprise that the top three teams in this division are the ...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  3. Five home MLB teams win in walk-off fashion

    A lot of fans around major league baseball went home happy on Wednesday. The same cannot be said for visiting teams' closers.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  4. Position battle: Rangers closer

    AJ Mass

    Last season, Joe Nathan saved 43 games for the Texas Rangers. This season, he won't save any, as the reliever opted for free agency and will now be closing out victories for the Detroit Tigers. That leaves manager Ron Washington with a problem that n...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  5. Ian Kinsler's venom directed at GM Jon Daniels should make Texas ...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    Ian Kinsler's venom directed at GM Jon Daniels should make Texas Rangers fans ecstatic.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014
  6. Feliz struggles, Soria sharp, White Sox top Texas

    Feliz struggles, Soria sharp, White Sox top Texas

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 02, 2014
  7. Spring question: Who is the closer?

    Richard Durrett

    Note: This is part of a series analyzing the questions facing the Texas Rangers as spring training gets set to begin. Today's question: Who closes for the club in 2014? One frequent question from fans this offseason involves why the club hasn...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  8. Max Scherzer agrees to 1-year, $15.5M deal with Detroit Tigers to...

    Max Scherzer agreed to a one-year contract that leaves his future with the Detroit Tigers as uncertain as ever.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2014
  9. Ranger Resolutions: Find a closer

    Richard Durrett

    Note: This week, we're running a series titled "Ranger Resolutions" as we look at some things the Texas Rangers hope to do better in 2014. Today's resolution: Find a closer It's one of the few remaining questions for the Rangers as they steam t...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  10. Detroit Tigers finalize two-year deal with Joe Nathan

    Joe Nathan expects to fit in just fine in Detroit -- and now the Tigers don't have to face the closer who has dominated them more than perhaps any other in baseball.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2013
  11. Joe Nathan, Detroit Tigers close to deal

    The Detroit Tigers are close to a deal with free-agent closer Joe Nathan, a source has told ESPN's Buster Olney.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2013
  12. One deal for every AL team

    Jim Bowden

    On Monday I offered up one move I'd like to see for every team in the National League, and today we will cover the AL clubs. AL East Baltimore Orioles The Move: Sign Matt Garza to a four-year, $60 million deal. Why: The Orioles have ...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  13. Nelson Cruz has week to decide on offer

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers made it official Monday, tendering a $14.1 million qualifying offer to outfielder Nelson Cruz prior to today's 4 p.m. deadline. The move wasn't a tough decision for the club. It's likely not a tough one for Cruz, either. He's exp...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  14. Joe Nathan thanks fans, eyes 2-year deal

    Richard Durrett

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Former Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan is thankful he got a chance to play for two seasons at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, but believes that the teams calling him to consider two-year deals won't include the Rangers. Nathan ...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  15. Rangers looking at internal options at closer

    Richard Durrett

    It wasn't surprising that Joe Nathan became a free agent today. The Texas Rangers did, in fact, exercise the option on the 38-year-old Nathan's contract for 2014, but they were honest about the bullpen situation with him and he opted to seek a multiy...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  16. Closer Joe Nathan voids Texas Rangers option, becomes free agent

    Richard Durrett

    Joe Nathan is officially a free agent after the 38-year-old closer declined the Texas Rangers' option to keep him for the 2014 season Friday.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013