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  1. 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
  2. Joe Nathan of Texas Rangers wants multiyear deal

    Richard Durrett

    Closer Joe Nathan is waiting and wondering what the Texas Rangers are going to do about his option for 2014. But he knows what he would like to do: negotiate a multiyear deal.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2013
  3. Don't worry about closer Joe Nathan

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Twitterverse was panicking and the in-game chat on ESPN Dallas was buzzing about Joe Nathan's blown save Sunday afternoon. Some of you were worried Nathan was beginning to lose his mojo just as the calendar was ready to flip t...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  4. Walk helps lead to Joe Nathan's blown save

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The big hit for the Los Angeles Angels in the ninth inning of Sunday's 5-4 comeback win was Torii Hunter's two-out, two-RBI double. But the inning became a stressful one for the Rangers and an opportunistic one for the Angels when...

    Blog | September 30, 2012
  5. Confidence boost for Joe Nathan?

    Richard Durrett

    It wasn't a save situation, but after Joe Nathan's last appearance, did it matter? Nathan was loose and ready and even after the Rangers scored a couple of runs late to make it a 6-2 game Saturday, manager Ron Washington and pitching coach Mike M...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  6. Rangers keep faith in Joe Nathan

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers haven't even played their first road game of 2012 and already there are fans wanting a change at closer. Rangers manager Ron Washington made it clear Thursday that Nathan's role isn't changing based on one inc...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  7. Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan can figure it out, but improvemen...

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers' Joe Nathan can figure it out, but improvement must match expectations.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2012
  8. Joe Nathan not focused on results ... yet

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Joe Nathan's line from Monday's Cactus League game against the Milwaukee Brewers wasn't a memorable one. He gave up three runs on three hits with one walk and one strikeout in his lone inning of work. The Rangers were leading at th...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  9. Notes: Free agents, C.J. Wilson, Joe Nathan, etc.

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- A few other random notes that came out during or after the Joe Nathan news conference: * Nathan's current Texas Rangers number is 63. He wore 36 in Minnesota, but that's C.J. Wilson's number. If the Rangers don't re-sign Wilson...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  10. Joe Nathan ponders playing for U.S. in WBC

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan is considering playing for the United States in the World Baseball Classic this year. Nathan was approached by U.S. manager Joe Torre, who wanted to gauge the veteran reliever's interest. "I as...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  11. Joe Nathan still likes wild-card format

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan knows a thing or two about win-or-go-home games right after the regular season. He played in two while in Minnesota, losing one and winning another. He's now 1-2 in those games after the Rangers los...

    Blog | October 06, 2012
  12. Koji Uehara has earned manager's trust

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington and his coaching staff had decided to give closer Joe Nathan another day of rest before Sunday's game even started. So with his club up 2-1 and runners on the corners in the ninth inning with t...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  13. Joe Nathan blows first save in five months

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- You have to turn the calendar back more than five months to find the last time Joe Nathan took the mound with a save opportunity on the line and didn't get the job done. That's why Thursday's blown save in the ninth inning of a...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  14. Texas Rangers offense comes alive in rally over Los Angeles Angel...

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers need to build on momentum from amazing rally over Angels.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  15. Joe Nathan enjoys Stony Brook's CWS run

    Richard Durrett

    Joe Nathan is trying to make the Texas Rangers clubhouse an unofficial Stony Brook Seawolves fan club. Nathan, the most famous baseball alum of the school, watched the Seawolves' winner-take-all Game 3 of their super regional against LSU during th...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  16. Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan keeping a close eye on Stony Broo...

    Richard Durrett

    Stony Brook alum Joe Nathan keeping a close eye on the Seawolves' CWS run.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2012