Despite giving up a run, Joe Nathan picked up his 26th save as the Tigers beat the Rays 8-6 in 11 innings Tuesday.
Joe Nathan picked up his 25th save despite allowing a run in the ninth inning on Saturday.
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus told reporters Saturday that he's sticking with Joe Nathan at closer.
Joe Nathan was saddled with his sixth blown save of the season in Saturday's loss to the Blue Jays, surrendering a run on two hits and two walks in his 1/3 of an inning.
Joe Nathan made things interesting by loading the bases in the ninth inning on Friday, but managed to escape with a one-run lead to earn his 24th save of the year.
Joe Nathan closed the door on the Yankees, pitching a scoreless 12th inning to pick up his 23rd save on Tuesday.
Joe Nathan was able to navigate the ninth inning without surrendering a run on Friday, despite allowing a hit and a walk in the frame.
Joe Nathan struck out the side to emphatically shut out the lights on the Angels in a 6-4 Thursday victory.
Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski said Joe Nathan will remain the Tigers' closer despite Wednesday's trade for Joakim Soria, according to MLB.com's Jason Beck.
Joe Nathan worked around a single to toss a scoreless ninth, preserve a 4-3 win, and earn his 20th save of the season Monday against Arizona.
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Saturday that he's "not near that point" to replace Joe Nathan at closer.
Joe Nathan slammed the door on the Royals in the ninth inning on Friday, preserving a one-run advantage and earning his 19th save of the season.
Joe Nathan struck out two over a perfect inning to convert his 18th save of the season in Wednesday's win over the Dodgers.
Joe Nathan earned his 16th save of the season Wednesday in the Tigers' defeat of the Rangers.