“People can say what they want. I could really give two (expletive) to be honest with you. We know how good we are. At the end of the day, we’re going to go through bumps and bruises but everybody does. We know what we have and obviously we continue to do it and we’ve put ourselves in a good position.”
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At some points this season, it looked like the Tigers – a World Series favorite since before the season began – could end up as a wild card or even miss the playoffs altogether.
As fans chanted “Let’s go, Joe! Let’s go, Joe!” and stood together, Nathan threw a one-two-three inning, sealing the deal for Detroit, which has now won the division in four straight seasons.
How frustrated are the fans with the struggles of the Tigers?
Put that coffee down, Joe! Coffee’s for closers.
DETROIT (CBS Detroit) He’s only human, folks, so no matter how much you feel justified in spewing hate at the man who seems to let you down on the mound over and over — it may […]
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.