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36 Joe Nathan RP

Detroit Tigers

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
94%85%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
7.22-037.0484
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014DET207.048000357.29662248

Player Updates

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Joe Nathan record third save Sunday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Tigers closer Joe Nathan nailed down his third save of the year Sunday against the Angels.

Nathan entered the game with a one-run lead in the ninth inning. After getting two quick outs, Nathan allowed a single to Howie Kendrick. Raul Ibanez entered the game as a pinch hitter, but struck out on a slider in a seven-pitch at-bat.

Nathan pitched one inning, and gave up one hit, with two strikeouts.

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Joe Nathan: Pitches 'a lot livelier' in last outing
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

What Tigers veteran closer Joe Nathan described as a "dead arm period" is over, he told MLB.com after shutting down Cleveland for a save Thursday afternoon.

"Today was more how I felt, being able to finish," he said after retiring the Indians in order in the ninth. "My velocity is what it's going to be, but moreso I was locating where I wanted to. But it did feel like it was a lot livelier. There's different 91s, different 92s, but today, at least finishing pitches, it felt like it was jumping out of my hand better."

Nathan had yielded five earned runs, seven hits and four walks in his previous 3 1/3 innings covering four appearances.

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Joe Nathan finally collects second save
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Just 12 days removed from his first save, Tigers closer Joe Nathan slammed the door shut on the Indians Thursday afternoon for his second save of the season.

Nathan entered the game in the ninth and forced Mike Aviles to foul out, followed by a Carlos Santana strikeout and a Michael Brantley fly out to end the game, securing a 7-5 victory. The right-hander has not allowed a run over his last five innings pitched. He owns a 7.94 ERA and 1.94 WHIP along with 4:4 K:BB ratio over 5 2/3 innings pitched.

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Joe Nathan downplays "dead arm" comments
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

Tigers closer Joe Nathan walked his earlier comments back Wednesday, telling MLB.com he is not concerned about the "dead arm" he told a local radio station he was dealing with.

"It's not an injury. It's something that every pitcher goes through every year," Nathan said. "It's not even newsworthy. You guys shouldn't even waste your time writing about dead arm, because it's basically like knowing there's second base on the field."

Nathan told MLB.com he is neither in pain nor particularly sore, and will just have to continue pitching until he feels better. He is averaging just 90.2 miles per hour on his fastball, down two MPH from his average last year.  

Nathan has blown one of two save opportunities so far, allowing two runs on three hits and two walks in 2 2/3 innings of work. 

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Joe Nathan dealing with 'dead arm' phase
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Tigers pitcher Joe Nathan admitted Wednesday that he's dealing with a "dead arm" phase, Mad Dog Sports Radio reports.

Nathan says he's still "fine-tuning" things. He'll just have to pitch through the dead arm until it feels better. Nathan has given up two earned runs in 2 2/3 innings this season while converting one of his two save opportunities.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Relievers 304 147 -32.29
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs LHB 4.000 9.00023
vs RHB 3.200 4.91025
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
4/2KC0001.01120
4/5BAL0010.22101
4/9@LAD1001.03321
4/12@SD0001.01001
4/17CLE0011.00001
4/19LAA0001.01102
4/20LAA0011.01002
Two Week Schedule
APRIL /MAY
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
20
LAA
W2-1
21
CHW
L1-3
22
CHW
W8-6
23
CHW
7:08 pm
Tickets
24
CHW
1:08 pm
Tickets
25
@Min
8:10 pm
Tickets
26
@Min
2:10 pm
Tickets
27
@Min
2:10 pm
Tickets
28
29
@CHW
8:10 pm
Tickets
30
@CHW
2:10 pm
Tickets
1
2
@KC
8:10 pm
Tickets
3
@KC
7:10 pm
Tickets
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Fantasy Points by Week
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
1999SF74 4.1819140011 90.18445421714654
2000SF52 5.2120150001 93.18963541246361
2002SF00 0.00400000 3.21000002
2003SF124 2.967800003 79.0512626733383
2004MIN12 1.62730004447 72.1481413322389
2005MIN74 2.70690004348 70.0462221502294
2006MIN70 1.58640003638 68.1381212311695
2007MIN42 1.88680003741 71.2541515411977
2008MIN12 1.33680003945 67.2431310521874
2009MIN22 2.10700004752 68.2421616722289
2010MIN00 ---000000 0.00000000
2011MIN21 4.84480001417 44.2382624731443
2012TEX35 2.80660003740 64.1552320721378
2013TEX62 1.39670004346 64.2361010212273
2014DET20 7.04800035 7.29662048
Total 5930 2.797222900344384 866.16342912698122315920
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
1999SF192815012600 .233 .214 .179
2000SF203235231900 .176 .406 .156
2002SF4000000000 --- --- ---
2003SF78100000100 .000 .000 .000
2004MIN73100000000 .000 .000 .000
2005MIN69000000000 --- --- ---
2006MIN64100000100 .000 .000 .000
2007MIN68000000000 --- --- ---
2008MIN68000000000 --- --- ---
2009MIN70000000000 --- --- ---
2011MIN48000000000 --- --- ---
2012TEX66000000000 --- --- ---
2013TEX67000000000 --- --- ---
2014DET8000000000 --- --- ---
Total 722634102431700 .194 .302 .159
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
1999SFP191414311001.000
2000SFP201519811001.000
2002SFP40202001.000
2003SFP780945011.000
2004MINP730716011.000
2005MINP69092610 .889
2006MINP640103521 .800
2007MINP68051310 .800
2008MINP680103611 .900
2009MINP700125611 .917
2011MINP480954001.000
2012TEXP66083411 .875
2013TEXP6701257001.000
2014DETP8000000 ---
Total  72229126437676 .944
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
1999SF0104106 1.0862002 .243395 13.1 .4480
2000SF495114 0.8895105 .255426 15.0 .4441
2002SF027 0.2900000 .08312 2.5 .1670
2003SF34799 0.5251014 .186316 9.9 .2993
2004MIN34577 0.6243005 .187284 9.1 .2573
2005MIN14371 0.6321002 .183276 8.7 .2875
2006MIN44864 0.7720003 .158262 7.2 .2422
2007MIN26467 1.0170003 .209282 9.3 .3104
2008MIN46757 1.3050002 .179261 8.4 .2796
2009MIN15363 0.8750004 .171271 8.7 .3055
2010MIN000 ---00000 ---0 --- ---0
2011MIN24152 0.7980003 .222191 11.1 .4153
2012TEX15356 1.0531005 .231257 9.8 .3573
2013TEX34573 0.6341004 .162250 8.2 .2253
2014DET079 0.7810010 .28137 15.3 .5002
Total 28714915 0.8361141242 .2023520 10.1 .33040
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2003SF01 81.00200001 0.14331011
2004MIN01 3.60300011 5.02220056
2006MIN00 0.00100000 0.21000001
2009MIN00 9.00200001 2.05221012
2012TEX00 18.00100000 1.02220011
Total 02 9.00900013 9.0149920811
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
1995-Dnp00 ---00000 0.00000000
1996-Restricted00 ---00000 0.00000000
1997 A-Salem-Keizr21 2.47185002 62.0532217742644
1998 AA-Shreveport13 8.8044000 15.120151542910
1998 A-San Jose86 3.322222000122.01005145131048118
1999 AA-Shreveport01 3.1222000 8.25430177
1999AAA-Fresno64 4.461313100 74.26844371153682
2000 A-San Jose01 3.6011000 5.04221012
2000 A-Bakersfield10 5.0611000 5.12330176
2000AAA-Fresno02 4.4033000 14.115874079
2001 AA-Shreveport36 6.93217000 62.17349481143733
2001AAA-Fresno05 7.771010000 46.16347401353321
2002AAA-Fresno612 5.603125100146.1167979120374117
2011AAA-Rochester Red Wings00 0.0031000 3.02100015
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/230
Birthdate:
11/22/1974
Age:
39
Hometown:
Houston, TX
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Detroit Tigers
College:
Stony Brook
MLB Experience:
14
Awards:

2009: AL Rolaids Relief Winner

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