Joe Nathan worked a perfect ninth for a $300,000 save. Nathan realized the final incentive bonus in his contract: $300,000 for his 60th game finished. He has earned an additional $1 million based on games finished. Nathan has had five consecutive scoreless appearances since a blown save against Cleveland on Sept. 13. … Oscar Marin, pitching coach with the rookie level Arizona League club, will serve the same role for manager Hector Ortiz with Ponce in the Puerto Rican winter league. Ortiz is the Rangers' minor league catching instructor and is currently working with the major league team. … The Rangers have not lost three consecutive home games this season.
Scoreless ninth earns Joe Nathan a save and $300,000
Dallas Morning News | Sep 28