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New Phillies closer, hours before picking up his first career save in Citizens Bank Park as a member of the Phillies (and fifth career save in CBP), Jonathan Papelbon was a guest on MLB Network's Intentional Talk, with Chris Rose and Kevin Millar. As expected, it was Papelbon being Papelbon during the interview segment, so it was an enjoyable segment.
Papelbon talked about his closing music, life with a new contract, the possibility of swinging a bat at the plate (he's going to swing "ass to ass"), which ballpark is tougher to pitch in (Fenway or CBP)
"Charlie came up to me after the game and said welcome to the club," Papelbon said of his first home game in Philly, when he gave up a home run to the flower bed.
Oh, and special guest appearances by Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels. Papelbon also rips on Chris Rose's shoes. Here is the full video, courtesy of MLB.com.
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