Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

Joakim Soria Newsbeat

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Joe Nathan placed on DL with a strained right elbow

On Wednesday, general manager Dave Dombrowki announced that Nathan is headed to the disabled list with a right elbow flexor strain.

Nathan faced one batter in Monday’s 4-0 victory against the Minnesota Twins, striking out former teammate Torii Hunter to earn the save. But that might prove to be a costly save. On his final pitch, Nathan first felt discomfort, and according to manager Brad Ausmus it was determined on Wednesday that Nathan will require rest before being reevaluated later in the week.

“Actually on the very last pitch he threw, he kind of felt it grab on Monday,” Ausmus said. “Then he came in today, played catch and from what he said and how his face looked, you could tell it was bothering him quite a bit.

Veteran Joakim Soria, who has two 40-save seasons under his belt from his time with the Kansas City Royals, will step into the role immediately.

Win Big Stein's Money Posted: April 09, 2015 at 03:49 PM | 4 comment(s)
  Beats: joakim soria, joe nathan, tigers

 

 

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Harveys Wallbangers
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

Newsblog5-26-15 OMNICHATTER
(77 - 9:58pm, May 26)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - May 2015
(2475 - 9:55pm, May 26)
Last: Oriole Tragic

NewsblogOTP - May 2015: Jeb Bush would like to watch baseball with Teddy Roosevelt and Pitbull
(4150 - 9:53pm, May 26)
Last: Ray (RDP)

NewsblogSabermetric Research: Do defensive statistics overrate the importance of fielding?
(26 - 9:22pm, May 26)
Last: villageidiom

NewsblogPlayer’s View: Kill the Win | FanGraphs Baseball
(23 - 9:18pm, May 26)
Last: Tim M

NewsblogOT: Soccer March 2015
(1106 - 9:13pm, May 26)
Last: Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogAT&T Ad Showing First Woman In Major League Baseball Draws Strong Reactions
(280 - 9:07pm, May 26)
Last: Morty Causa

NewsblogPhillies fans 'don't understand the game,' Ruben Amaro says
(61 - 8:52pm, May 26)
Last: AROM

NewsblogCallaspo-for-Uribe trade falls through | www.ajc.com
(18 - 8:52pm, May 26)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

NewsblogMets Pitch Advantages of a Six-Man Rotation - WSJ
(10 - 8:50pm, May 26)
Last: Tim M

NewsblogVideo: Must C: Davis' eventful homer | MLB.com
(53 - 8:26pm, May 26)
Last: Rickey! isn't dirty, he just *hustles*

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 5-26-2015
(27 - 5:29pm, May 26)
Last: Wins Above Paul Westerberg

NewsblogHamilton Hitless in Return, Texas Wins 6th in a Row - NYTimes.com
(3 - 5:10pm, May 26)
Last: RMc and the slumping crisp

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 1905 Ballot
(3 - 4:46pm, May 26)
Last: Chris Fluit

NewsblogBernie Williams Day reminds us Yankees' glory days are over - Newsday
(11 - 4:08pm, May 26)
Last: Biff, highly-regarded young guy

Page rendered in 1.1414 seconds
47 querie(s) executed