Found February 22, 2013 on NESN.com:
Jonathan Papelbon is again raising some eyebrows. Papelbon, who is generally outspoken when asked his opinion, may have just ruffled a few feathers in the Philadelphia locker room, as he called the Phillies’ leadership into question while discussing the state of the team. “Since I’ve been here I haven’t seen any leadership,” Papelbon said, according to the Allentown Morning Call. That’s a bold statement by Papelbon, especially given the veteran-laden roster in Philadelphia. The All-Star closer seems to also understand, though, that his team underachieved big time last season, and that there needs to be some changes before the Phillies can once again compete in the NL East — something that’s even more difficult now with the emergence of the Nationals and the talent in place down in Atlanta. “I think we’re capable of greatness,” Papelbon reportedly said. “I think we’re capable of a world championship. I really, truly believe that. But the biggest key for us is that we’re going to hav
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  • Well Jonathan it is time to put up or shut up, you have been around long enough to be part of a leadership group, just get it going.
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