Joe Nathan wants multiyear deal

Updated: October 31, 2013, 3:16 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

Closer Joe Nathan is waiting and wondering what the Texas Rangers are going to do about his option for 2014.

But he knows what he would like to do: negotiate a multiyear deal.

The Rangers have three days to either exercise Nathan's $9 million option for next season or cut him a check for $750,000 as a buyout. If the club decides to exercise the option, Nathan has the right to void it thanks to finishing at least 55 games in 2013.

"I want at least two years," Nathan said Thursday. ...

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