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JONATHAN PAPELBON RUMORS

Phillies Rumors: Philadelphia 'unreasonable' in their demands for Jonathan Papelbon

Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has cleared waivers, but the Phillies are said to be trying to sell high on him.Papelbon could certainly help teams down the stretch such as the Detroit Tigers, Baltimore Orioles, and Los Angeles Dodgers in a run for a playoff berth but unless the Phillies drop the price to acquire their closer, it won't happen, according to Nick...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The One Where Jonathan Papelbon Gets Eaten By Sharks

So I hear that Sharknado 2 was supposed to debut today, and I kept hearing that it was at Citi Field. So I went to the game yesterday afternoon against Philadelphia. And I didn’t see any damn sharks. I was told the sharks were “coming to Citi Field!” So I expected that they would swoop in from the sky, eat the Phillies, and then be on their merry way. I feel like I got ripped...
Via Metstradamus
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Papelbon Wont Go to Team Unless He is a Closer

Papelbon unwilling to be a set up man As if there weren’t enough obstacles for the Phillies in regards to trading closer Jonathan Papelbon, “Cinco Ocho” just added one more. Joel Sherman of the New York Daily News is reporting that Papelbon is unwilling to waive his no-trade clause to go to a team who plans on using him as anything but a closer. The good news is Papelbon can...
Via Phillies Nation
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Papelbon invites 'whole park' of Phillies fans to boo him

Jonathan Papelbon has a message for Philadelphia Phillies fans: Bring it on. The Phillies closer, who had allowed four runs over his last two appearances, was welcomed to the mound Thursday night with a smattering off boos from his home fans at Citizens Bank Park. It was harsh treatment for a pitcher who’s surrendered just nine runs all season, but Papelbon told reporters after...
Via NESN.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Should The Dodgers Trade For Jonathan Papelbon?

On Wednesday, Mark Saxon posted the following: Spoke to a baseball source today who said he expects the #Dodgers to pursue Jonathan Papelbon — Mark Saxon (@markasaxon) July 16, 2014 Ah, trade season. This tweet doesn’t mean that the Dodgers are actually going to pursue Jonathan Papelbon. The “baseball source” appears to be speculating. Given the Dodgers’ tendencies, it’s...
Via Dodgers Digest
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Rumors: Jonathan Papelbon is on the radar

The Los Angeles Dodgers bullpen is one many fans enjoy to watch. With Chris Perez and Brian Wilson, the Dodgers relief corps have much personality. However, personality does not always turn into results. Their bullpen has a 3.74 ERA, which ranks 19th in the major leagues. They currently reside in first place in a very competitive National League West, but they want some more relief...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Papelbon want to be traded to contender?

The hot news out of Milwaukee isn’t the fact that the Phillies took three straight from the team that entered their series with the best record in the National League. No, it is the fact that Jonathan Papelbon has reportedly stated his desire to play for a team in contention before the end of the month. His quotes and post game actions are captured here by Ryan Lawrence: After...
Via Phillies Nation
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Possible trade destinations for Papelbon

Philadelphia is in the cellar of the National League East once again but are far from out of the playoff race. Only 5.5 games back of the Braves and Nationals who each hold 35-32 records, the 29-37 Phillies hold a trade piece that could get them back to the top of their division.Jonathan PapelbonThrough 66 games in the 2014 season, Papelbon has only seen the mound 27 times, 16 of...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Papelbon, Philly reporter had to be separated

This may have been something brewing for a while, but Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon and sports media veteran Howard Eskin apparently needed to be separated in the Phillies clubhouse before Saturday afternoon’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Whoa. Eskin and Papelbon just got into a heated verbal argument by the Phils dugout. Both had to be restrained. — Ant Scaramuzzi...
Via Macho Row
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Papelbon annoyingly direct a fart at reporters?

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jonathan Papelbon has been known at times over his career for being something of a surly interview subject. Following Thursday’s 1-0 win over the Atlanta Braves in which the closer converted his fourth save of the season, Papelbon expressed extreme annoyance at a line of questioning regarding how his velocity is […] The post Did Jonathan Papelbon...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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