Archive for February, 2011

Double-Barreled Finish

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

La Velle E. Neal III – Star Tribune:

Joe Nathan and Matt Capps hope to team up and provide a mighty one-two punch out of the Twins bullpen.

FORT MYERS, FLA. – If the Twins are clinging to a lead in the first game of a series, the ball is expected to go to righthander Joe Nathan, who is on track to being the closer on Opening Day just a year after Tommy John elbow surgery.

If the Twins are in the same situation the next night, Nathan is expected to get the ball again.

But if there is a third consecutive night of white-knuckle baseball, Twins pitching coach Rick Anderson probably will pick up the phone to the bullpen and ask for righthander Matt Capps.

To read the rest of the article on the Star Tribune site CLICK HERE.

New Year New Nathan

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

To read La Velle E. Neal’s feature on Joe’s rehab and preparation for Spring Training at the StarTribune site CLICK HERE.

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