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.
Thin skin and the position of MLB closer mix like water and oil.
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.
Over Nathan’s last 15 outings, he has a 2.51 ERA and a batting average against of .208.
Sometimes, actions really can speak louder than words.
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