Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/19/14

Jonathan Papelbon has been one of the most cold-blooded closers in the major leagues over the past seven years. And it appears that through his role as a late-inning stopper Papelbon has developed an overly confident alter-ego. "Cinco," as Papelbon enjoys referring to himself, has settled into his new home in Philadelphia and is now lashing out against his previous team in Boston, which he begrudgingly references as the "other city." Papelbon granted an interview to WEEI's Rob Bradford on Thursday, appearing on the Mut and Merloni Show and making some choice remarks about his former club. "I don’t feel...

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  • Looking forward if by chance he's in the game this weekend to seeing him blow another SAVE like history shows when he was counted on by the Red Sox.
  • I hope the Phillies sweep these pricks and Papelbon gets a save in all 3 games. I've always hated the sux,but with valentine managing them it's possible to hate them even more. They also managed to hire the biggest assshole they could find as a manager....well maybe he's tied with ozzie in Miami for that title.

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