Joe Nathan says Tigers were No. 1 in his sights
DETROIT -- Throughout his introductory news conference on Wednesday, Joe Nathan never referred to money on his new contract -- it's $10 million per year -- or to how the Tigers were willing to give him a second guaranteed year on the deal. He didn't say anything about whether the Tigers offered the best contract of any team or showed the most interest in him. The right-hander said he joined the Tigers because they are the team he wanted to pitch for. "From the moment (I) became a free agent, this was the No. 1 club we had our eyes set on," Nathan said in his first comments as the Tigers' new ninth-inning closer. "It's a dream come true. Everybody has one goal in mind, and that's just ...