JONATHAN PAPELBON NEWS

Fresh to the Farm: Phillies acquire Nationals top prospect Nick Pivetta

The Phillies acquired Nick Pivetta , pictured above on the right, from the Nationals in exchange for Jonathan Papelbon The Phillies finally pulled the trigger on a trade today, sending their all-time leader in saves, Jonathan Papelbon, along with cash to NL East Division rival Washington. In exchange for the...
Via Philliedelphia
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

After trading Papelbon, Phillies beat Blue Jays 3-2

TORONTO (AP) The Philadelphia Phillies won their first game after trading All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon to Washington, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Tuesday night for their ninth victory in 10 games since the All-Star break. Adam Morgan stopped a four-start winless streak and Cody Asche drove in two runs for the Phillies, who had lost their previous eight games against Toronto...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Papelbon gets his wish

Closer Jonathan Papelbon got his wish… He’s been traded to a contender, the Washington Nationals. The deal was in negotiations for a couple of days for a few reasons. 1. Papelbon wanted to be the closer and Washington has a pretty good one in Drew Storen, but the Nats gave in. 2. He wanted to have his vesting option for next year and he got that wish as he is now signed through...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

No Papelbon, no problem: Phils stay hot, pick up win north of the border

View image | gettyimages.com Final: Phillies 3, Blue Jays 2 WP: Adam Morgan (2-3, 4.05) LP: Felix Doubront (1-1, 4.76) SV: Ken Giles (1) Toronto, Ontario, Canada--The Phillies' bullpen filled in nicely when Jonathan Papelbon, announced MIA in the visitors' clubhouse at Toronto's Rogers Centre, was traded to the Nationals...
Via Philliedelphia
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Find Home for Jonathan Papelbon, Cole Hamels Next

The Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals have agreed to terms on a trade that will send closer Jonathan Papelbon to Washington in exchange for RHP Nick Pivetta while also sending cash considerations to the Nationals, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. announced. The 34-year-old Papelbon has pitched to a 1.59 ERA with 40 strikeouts against just seven unintentional walks...
Via Baseball News Source
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Red Sox Closer Jonathan Papelbon Traded To Washington Nationals

Update (8:14 p.m. ET): Jonathan Papelbon officially has been traded from the Philadelphia Phillies to the Washington Nationals. Both teams confirmed the trade via Twitter. #Phillies have traded RHP Jonathan Papelbon and cash considerations to the Nationals for RHP Nick Pivetta.—   (@Phillies) July 29, 2015 The #Nats have acquired RHP Jonathan Papelbon in exchange for MiLB RHP...
Via NESN.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nationals acquire Jonathan Papelbon from the Phillies

The Washington Nationals have acquired former Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon in exchange for prospect pitcher Nick Pivetta.  The move is expected to move Papelbon into the closer role, with current closer Drew Storen moving to a setup role. The Nats bullpen has been far from a disaster.  Overall, the bullpen ranks seventh in the National League in ERA and WAR.  Furthermore...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies: Papelbon traded to Washington Nationals

Jonathan Papelbon has recently been traded to the Washington Nationals. This may be the first of many trades that the Philadelphia Phillies will make before the trade deadline. In return for trading the closer, the Phillies received Double-A pitcher, Nick Pivetta. What this means is most likely Ken Giles, who has performed very well this season, will now become the Phillies closer...
Via isportsweb.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies listening to multiple teams on Hamels

Jonathan Papelbon is headed to the Nationals, but what about Cole Hamels? Sources told MLB.com on Tuesday that Hamels is expected to be traded before Friday's 4 p.m. ET non-waiver Trade Deadline, although nothing is imminent. But the Phillies moved Ham...
Via Philly Sports Live
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Phillies agree to trade Papelbon to Nationals

PHILADELPHIA (AP) A person familiar with the trade says the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to trade All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon to the Washington Nationals. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the deal has not been finalized. MLB.com reported the Phillies will receive Double-A right-hander Nick Pivetta for Papelbon. The 34...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Source: Phillies agree with Nats on Papelbon deal

Jonathan Papelbon has asked to be traded for more than a year. He is getting his wish. Sources told MLB.com on Tuesday evening that a trade between the Phillies and Nationals for Papelbon is imminent, and the Phillies will receive Double-A right-hander...
Via Philly Sports Live
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies agree to send Jonathan Papelbon to Nationals

The Jonathan Papelbon saga is over. The Philadelphia Phillies finally pulled the trigger on trading their closer, agree to deal him within the NL East to the Washington Nationals for AA pitcher Nick Pivetta. Interestingly enough, as part of the agreement, Papelbon will be Washington’s closer in 2015 and his option for 2016 will become guaranteed. Source: the Phillies will...
Via The Outside Corner
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies agree to deal sending Jonathan Papelbon to Nationals

The Jonathan Papelbon saga is over. The Philadelphia Phillies finally pulled the trigger on trading their closer, agree to deal him within the NL East to the Washington Nationals for AA pitcher Nick Pivetta. Interestingly enough, as part of the agreement, Papelbon will be Washington’s closer in 2015 and his option for 2016 will become guaranteed. Source: the Phillies will receive...
Via Bloguin Best
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Papelbon traded to the Washington Nationals

The Philadelphia Phillies have reportedly agreed to a trade that will send pitcher Jonathan Papelbon to the Washington Nationals, according to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. Papelbon will be the closer for the first place Nationals and will be signed for 2016. He also said the pitcher will be taking millions less to leave Philadelphia. This was a trade that has been in the works for several...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nationals reportedly acquire closer Papelbon from Phillies

The Washington Nationals have acquired closer Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia Phillies, FOX Sports Insider Jon Morosi and The Washington Post report. Papelbon, 34, is 2-1 with a 1.59 ERA and 17 saves in 37 appearances this season. He has struck out 40 batters in 39 2/3 innings. Among active relievers, Papelbon ranks third with 342 career saves --€“ 219 saves in seven seasons...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Papel-Gone: All-Star Closer Dealt to DC

Per Barry Svrluga of the Washington Post with confirmation from Fox’s Jon Morosi, Phillies’ closer Jonathan Papelbon is headed to DC and will assume the closer’s role. As part of the deal, Papelbon’s 2016 option has been picked up but has been restructured, meaning Papelbon will be paid millions for the opportunity to leave the Phillies. The Phillies will receive Nick Pivetta...
Via Phillies Nation
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies Trade Jonathan Papelbon to Washington Nationals

View image | gettyimages.com The Washington Nationals have acquired Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia Phillies.  Papelbon has saved 123 games for Philly over four seasons, posting a 2.31 ERA with a 1.02 WHIP, striking out 252 batters in 237.2 IP.  Only Craig Kimbrel, Fernando Rodney, Aroldis Chapman and Greg Holland have saved more games since 2012.   Papelbon...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies career closed: Jonathan Papelbon to the Washington Nationals

View image | gettyimages.com After much speculation, much trade talk, and even some demands out of his mouth, the Philadelphia Phillies have finally traded Jonathan Papelbon. He has waived his no-trade protection to accept a trade to the division-rival Washington Nationals, according to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports. In return,...
Via Philliedelphia
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Papelbon to Nationals “agreed upon”

A deal sending closer Jonathan Papelbon from the Philaldephia Phillies to the Washington Nationals has been agreed upon, according to source to Jon Paul Morosi of FOXSports.com. Papelbon to Nats deal agreed upon, source confirms @barrysvrluga report. — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 28, 2015  
Via Baseball Essential
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Papelbon Headed To Nationals?

According to Washington Post reporter Barry Svrluga, former Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon may be headed from one of the league's worst teams (the Phillies) to one of the best (the Nationals). While even Svrluga states that the deal could "implode" for various reasons, he says it's "very unlikely it doesn't go through". Stay tuned!
Via FenwayNation
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

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 CSNPhilly.com, 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
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

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 eight...
Via Bloguin Best
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
13 hours ago  |  Discuss
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