DETROIT (AP) When the Detroit Tigers introduced new closer Joe Nathan this week, the news conference quickly became about a lot more than Joe Nathan.
How active will the Tigers be in free agency for the rest of this offseason? Did they get enough in return for Doug Fister? Could Detroit now be in a position to sign Max Scherzer to a long-term deal?
And, more generally: Is this team in a better position to contend for a World Series than it was before?