PTToday: Closer games - Nathan, Papelbon find new homes

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Rangers sign Nathan, move Feliz to starter

Joe Nathan (RHP, TEX) will get the chance to fully re-establish himself as a frontline closer with Texas in 2012, as the Rangers inked him to a two-year contract. After sitting out 2010 due to Tommy John surgery, Nathan struggled in 2011's first half, but regained his mojo after the break:

Year     IP   ERA  xERA  Ctl   Dom  Cmd  hr/9  hr/f   S%  BPV
====    ===  ====  ====  ===  ====  ===  ====  ====  ===  ===
2007     72  1.88  3.22  2.4   9.7  4.1   0.5    6%   84  128
2008     68  1.33  2.87  2.4   9.8  4.1   0.7    9%   91  138
2009     69  2.10  2.93  2.9  11.7  4.0   0.9   10%   84  151
-----------------missed 2010 with TJS------------------------
2011     45  4.84...

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