Detroit Tigers to sign free agent closer Joe Nathan

Former Twins, Rangers closer headed to Tigers bullpen

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Joe Nathan

DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers have agreed to sign free agent closer Joe Nathan to a two-year deal, according to published reports.

Nathan, 39, is best known for spending the majority of his career with the Minnesota Twins. More recently he has been with the Texas Rangers.

In 2013, Nathan was 6-2 with 43 saves as the Rangers' closer.

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