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Caption:LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 09: Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers is greeted by Austin Jackson #14 after Martinez' leadoff home run in the tenth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on April 9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Martinez’s HR In 10th Leads Tigers Over Dodgers

Victor Martinez helped the Detroit Tigers overcome the struggles of Joe Nathan.

97.1 The Ticket–04/10/2014

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Phil Coke: ‘Of Course I Feel Like I Can Get The Job Done’

Brad Ausmus offered the well-worn caveat that relievers often find it harder to pitch in no-pressure situations than in close games.

CBS Detroit–04/07/2014

LAKELAND, FL - FEBRUARY 23:  Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers poses for a portrait during photo day on February 23, 2014 at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Joe Nathan On Opening Day Jitters: ‘I Get Nervous Every Time I Step Out There’

“For me, the most important thing is for guys to relax,” Nathan continued. “We’ve got to go down there, continue to have fun.”

CBS Detroit–03/31/2014

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 04: Craig Kimbrel #46 of the Atlanta Braves pitches in the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Turner Field on October 4, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Relief Pitcher

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top relief pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/12/2014

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Chamberlain And Nathan Make Debuts With Tigers

Detroit newcomers Joba Chamberlain and Joe Nathan each pitched a scoreless inning Thursday, helping the Tigers beat the Atlanta Braves 5-2.

97.1 The Ticket–02/27/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 29:  Joe Nathan #36 of the Texas Rangers throws against the Los Angeles Angels in the 9th inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 29, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Joe Nathan Headlines A Revamped Tigers Bullpen

Last year, the Detroit Tigers never fully settled on a closer. With the arrival of Joe Nathan, that shouldn’t be a problem this season.

97.1 The Ticket–02/20/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 29:  Joe Nathan #36 and Geovany Soto #8 of the Texas Rangers celebrate after a 6-2 win against the Los Angeles Angels at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 29, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. The Rangers will now play a American League Wild Card tie-breaker game on Monday September 30, 2013.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

New Closer Joe Nathan Excited For What Revamped Roster Will Do For Tigers

As much of a topic as offense has been this off-season, Nathan believes the defense will make the difference in 2014.

CBS Detroit–01/31/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 15: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers walks to the dugout during Game Three of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park on October 15, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Tigers Busy, But Will They Be Better?

When the Detroit Tigers introduced new closer Joe Nathan this week, the news conference quickly became about a lot more than Joe Nathan.

97.1 The Ticket–12/06/2013

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Does Dombrowski Believe The Happy Story He’s Selling? [BLOG]

Dombrowski shot down reports of getting guys like Shin-Soo Choo and Carlos Beltran and made it very clear that the Tigers will not be players in the free agent market for the rest of the offseason.

97.1 The Ticket–12/05/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 24: Joe Nathan #36 of the Texas Rangers throws against the Houston Astros in the 9th inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 24, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

How’d He Get That Number? Joe Nathan Owes Luke Putkonen Dinner

I wonder if Luke knows yet? He should order the most expensive thing on the menu when he find out.

97.1 The Ticket–12/05/2013

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