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Report: Jonathan Papelbon will be traded, possibly to Nationals

The Philadelphia Phillies are not going to make Jonathan Papelbon suffer any longer. According to Jim Salisbury of, the Phillies are going to trade Papelbon. However, it is unclear if the team will find a suitor for him before the trade deadline on Friday at 4 p.m. or if the veteran reliever will be...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Jonathan Papelbon might get his wish after all

The Washington Nationals are making a push to acquire the Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon, if it’s on his terms. The Nationals first approached the Phillies over the weekend and have continued through today. Complicated by the fact that Drew Storen is the Nats’ closer and has been doing a good job of it and Papelbon doesn’t want to go anyplace where he won...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
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Jonathan Papelbon will be traded … somewhere

The Jonathan Papelbon saga is approaching its close. According to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia, the unhappy Phillies closer will be traded this week to a still unknown suitor. You wouldn’t know it from the scorn lobbed Papelbon’s way, but he’s actually pitched quite well this season. In 39 2/3 innings, he’s pitched to a 1.59 ERA, punching out 40 and walking just...
Via The Outside Corner
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Report: Nationals “Making Progress” on Papelbon

Sources: #Nationals making progress on acquiring Papelbon from #Phillies. Papelbon has said he will only approve deal if he can close. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 28, 2015   Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Nationals and Phillies are progressing on a deal that would send closer Jonathan Papelbon to DC. Papelbon is signed through 2015 with a vesting option for 2016...
Via Phillies Nation
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nationals "making progress" in acquiring Jonathan Papelbon from Phillies

View image | The Phillies may have made some leeway in trading one of their players to a division rival. In the past, that may have been considered a faux paus, but the rebuilding Phillies may know that they will not be better for the duration of a player's...
Via Philliedelphia
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Papelbon being eyed by the Washington Nationals

Recent reports have stated that the Washington Nationals have expressed interest in Philadelphia Phillies‘ closer Jonathan Papelbon. Papelbon is this year’s most valuable reliever that will likely be traded by the deadline. He has made it known that he is unhappy with his time in Philadelphia and that he is ready to leave, whether it be by trade or if he will have to wait until...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Papelbon to Phillies: 'S*** or get off the pot'

Jonathan Papelbon has seemingly wanted out of Philadelphia since the day he signed a four-year, $50 million contract with the team after the 2011 season. While speaking at the site of the MLB All-Star Game on Monday, the 34-year-old reiterated that he wants to be traded. When Papelbon was asked about wanting to play for...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Papelbon still wants out of Philly

I feel like I’ve written a version of this headline about five times over the past year, but it’s really only been four. My apologies. Anyway, as we roll along towards the All-Star Break and the trade deadline, lone Philadelphia Phillies All-Star Jonathan Papelbon is reiterating his desire to be traded to a contender before the end of the month. Via… “I would...
Via The Outside Corner
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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