The sample size is small and manager Ron Washington is loyal, so don't expect Joe Nathan to suddenly lose his job as the Texas Rangers' closer. But the early results aren't favorable for Nathan, especially when he works on consecutive days. He was the losing pitcher in the Rangers' first defeat of the season while working on back-to-back days, and he suffered a similar fate Wednesday night.
Nathan rocked for three-run ninth as Rangers fall
Fort Worth Star-Telegram | Apr 12