Updates on Joe Nathan and Detroit Tigers Agreeing to 2-Year Contract

Mike ChiariFeatured ColumnistDecember 3, 2013

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Updates from Wednesday, Dec. 4

The Detroit Tigers confirmed the signing of Joe Nathan on the team's Twitter account:

OFFICIAL: The #Tigers have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with Joe Nathan.

— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) December 4, 2013

Jason Beck of MLB.com had more on Nathan:

Joe Nathan presented with number 36 jersey. Luke Putkonen is going to need a new number.

— Jason Beck (@beckjason) December 4, 2013

Nathan discussed the move as well (via Matthew B. Mowery of The Oakland Press):

Nathan: "That (World Series) has eluded me. That's what it's all about now." #Tigers

— Matthew B. Mowery (@matthewbmowery) December 4, 2013

Nathan on being 40+ when contract ends: "I feel very strong. I feel as strong as I ever have." #Tigers

— Matthew B. Mowery (@matthewbmowery) December 4, 2013