Joe Nathan looks as dominant as ever

No matter the situation, the Rangers' 37-year-old closer has been up to the task

Updated: May 31, 2012, 5:18 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Earlier this month, 37-year-old closer Joe Nathan, two years removed from Tommy John elbow surgery, pitched on four consecutive days and five times in six days.

One thought crossed my mind. Yours too, probably.

Dude, have you and Rangers manager Ron Washington lost your collective minds?

"I've told you age is just a number. It's something people label you with," Nathan said with a grin. "I don't feel like I'm an old man, or I'm losing a step. It's the ...

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