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    Joe Nathan signs with Rangers

    Thanks for everything you did in Minnesota Joe and good luck.

    New Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan confident he's healthy, ready - ESPN Dallas



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    Re: Joe Nathan signs with Rangers

    It's too bad to see him go. I know he had some injury problems but he was a solid closer. I'll miss him



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    Re: Joe Nathan signs with Rangers

    Man, I love the numbers these releivers are getting...



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    Re: Joe Nathan signs with Rangers

    The Twins got more out of Joe Nathan, than they would had of out A.J. Pierzynski, whom they traded to the Giants in exchange for Nathan.

    The Twins are screwed if they plan on going with Capps in the 9th inning.




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    Re: Joe Nathan signs with Rangers

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    Man, I love the numbers these releivers are getting...
    How long is your brother signed for and what's the chances of getting him to Minny?



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    Re: Joe Nathan signs with Rangers

    Quote Originally Posted by RhoadsRage View Post
    How long is your brother signed for and what's the chances of getting him to Minny?
    He is in his second year of arbitration... If he has another good year he will probably price himself out of the Twins range...



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    Re: Joe Nathan signs with Rangers

    Good relievers can be created. Aguilera was a starter first, Guardado also, and Nathan himself was only a middle reliever until he came untested to the Twins. Nathan's numbers were outstanding but it will have just have to be the next man up.

    Capps was on a one year deal. Doubt they bring him back period, let alone as the closer.

    Perkins?



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    Re: Joe Nathan signs with Rangers

    He'll be a great replacement for Feliz as a reliever! Feliz is moving into rotation now. Nice pick up!



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    Re: Joe Nathan signs with Rangers

    Quote Originally Posted by Danger View Post
    Good relievers can be created. Aguilera was a starter first, Guardado also, and Nathan himself was only a middle reliever until he came untested to the Twins. Nathan's numbers were outstanding but it will have just have to be the next man up.

    Capps was on a one year deal. Doubt they bring him back period, let alone as the closer.

    Perkins?

    Can be, yes... But the success rates are not good.... Just look how many guys get trotted out as closers and fall on their face. It takes a different kind of mentality that many don't have or arent able to find.



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    Re: Joe Nathan signs with Rangers

    Bummer for the Twins. He is one of the better closers in the league although he has struggled with injuries.



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