Nathan said part of the continued harshness by fans could stem from the fact that fans might not see the improvement of him and Coke.
David Price’s first pitch at Comerica Park on Saturday night was to Austin Jackson.
Tigers rookie Robbie Ray (1-3) struggled while replacing injured Anibal Sanchez. He allowed four runs and seven hits in five innings
When David Price saw Brad Ausmus striding toward the mound in the eighth inning Saturday, Price figured his night was done.
Saturday night’s game between the Detroit Tigers and the Seattle Mariners could turn out to be a classic.
Scherzer always preaches improvement, and as usual, he continues to work to back up those words.
Max Scherzer struck out 14 batters in eight shutout innings, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.
Joe Nathan appeared to make a dismissive gesture toward Tiger fans at Comerica Park Wednesday night, apparently an answer to the tidal wave of criticism aimed at the veteran closer.
“We need another arm,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said.
Over Nathan’s last 15 outings, he has a 2.51 ERA and a batting average against of .208.
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