Stay Classy, Joe Nathan: Tigers Closer “Chin Flicks” Comerica Park
The Tigers won last night 8-4 ending a four game losing streak. Closer Joe Nathan faced the boo birds when he walked a few batters in the 9th. When he finally did hit the strike zone, he got a huge sarcastic cheer from the crowd. He got the 3 outs then "chin flicked" the crowd as he walked off the field.
He's had his issues blowing saves for the Tigers this year. The fans can be unreasonable at times but I feel their frustration with Nathan is merited. Nathan's 6 blown saves are tied for second most in MLB.
He wasn't the only one angry with fans last night. Victor Martinez called out Tiger fans who think they are cruising. Click here to see that.
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