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JONATHAN PAPELBON RUMORS

Jonathan Papelbon Was Swagged Out On College GameDay

Philadelphia Phillies reliever Jonathan Papelbon was the guest of honor on this week’s edition of... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathon Papelbon's Maroon Suit is Freaking Awesome

Major League reliever Jonathan Papelbon was the celebrity picker on College GameDay, and the Mississippi State alum did not disappoint the fan base at all coming out in a maroon suit and cow bell clanging. His son may not be fond of it all, but that's a whole other matter.So with a very tough Auburn team in town who did he pick?via SBNationRead more »
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: Jonathan Papelbon open to Philly return

Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon is not opposed to returning to the club for next season.#488198669 / gettyimages.comThis is according to a report by Todd Zolecki on mlb.mlb.com:He also said he has no idea if he will be with the Phillies when Spring Training opens in February, although he said he would not mind it."I've said the perfect ending to this equation...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Jonathan Papelbon catch Mariano Rivera?

When discussing the best closers of the modern era one name leads every list: Mariano Rivera. Trevor Hoffman, Joe Nathan, Francisco Rodriguez, and Billy Wagner are part of the next tier down but are short the dominance over many years of the guy above them. Some of their tickets to the Hall of Fame will likely be regular-priced admission rather than induction ceremony. One guy who...
Via The Sports Post
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Umpire suspended for grabbing Jonathan Papelbon after pitcher grabbed himself (vid)

Major League Baseball announced in a press release issued Wednesday that umpire Joe West has been suspended for one game without play for initiating contact with Jonathan Papelbon after he had ejected the Philadelphia Phillies pitcher during Sunday’s game with the Miami Marlins. After West ejected Papelbon, the pitcher and umpire argued, with Papelbon blocking […] The post Umpire...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB hands Jonathan Papelbon seven-game suspension

After giving up a career high four runs while blowing a save on Sunday, Jonathan Papelbon appeared to grab his crotch in response to fans booing him. Umpire Joe West thought the gesture was worthy of an ejection, and now we have learned that MLB thinks it was worthy of a seven game suspension. He will begin serving the suspension tonight, and will not appeal. Video of the crotch...
Via Phillies Nation
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Papelbon's Gestures Aside, Umpire "Cowboy" Joe West's Behavior Is Unacceptable

#455455060 / gettyimages.com Jonathan Papelbon says he made an "adjustment" to his athletic supporter as he headed back to the Phillies' dugout. If you were watching on television it happened so quickly and you could only see his back, so you likely did not know what happened. Waiting for Papelbon...
Via Philliedelphia
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Papelbon ejected for obscene gesture, then has meltdown

Jonathan Papelbon’s frustration reached a new level Sunday afternoon. The Philadelphia Phillies closer has, at times, had a tumultuous relationship with the home fans in his three seasons in Philly. That might have hit a new low on Sunday at Citizens Bank Ballpark. Papelbon blew a four-run lead in the ninth inning against the Miami Marlins. The ex-Boston Red Sox pitcher allowed...
Via NESN.com
September 14, 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

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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