Twins Decline Option On Nathan
The Twins have declined the club option worth $12.6 Million on closer Joe Nathan. Twins General Manager Bill Smith says the team is interested in bringing him back for less money. Nathan receives $2 Million in the buyout when the option was declined.
Nathan was 2-1 with a 4.84 ERA and 14 saves in 48 games for the Twins in 2011. Nathan is 36 years old.