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The Sandlot Report 23: Why your playoff outcast sucks

  The Sandlot Report is back this week as Dorf and Shawn chart just why the most recent playoff elminations suck and why the most recent playoff clinchers are awesome. They also get into Jonathan Papelbon and Joe West going head to head and Chris Davis getting busted for drugs!  
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End of season post-mortem: Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies just don’t know when to quit. They really should quit. It was another season of the Phillies trying to win with almost the exact same roster that lost 89 games the year before, only older. As you, but not Ruben Amaro Jr., probably guessed, it didn’t go very well. Preseason Prediction: I think third place is the ceiling for the Phillies, and the bottom of the National...
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End of season post-mortem: Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies just don’t know when to quit. They really should quit. It was another season of the Phillies trying to win with almost the exact same roster that lost 89 games the year before, only older. As you, but not Ruben Amaro Jr., probably guessed, it didn’t go very well. Preseason Prediction: I think third place is the ceiling for the Phillies, and the bottom of the National...
Via The Outside Corner
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Ref Joe West Gets 1-Game Suspension For Grabbing Papelbon’s Jersey

When the Jonathan Papelbon incident happened on Sunday, there were many who wondered if anything would happen to umpire Joe West after he grabbed Papelbon’s...
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MLB Suspends Umpire Joe West For PapelGate

(AP Photo)File this one under: "Man Bites Dog". In a stunning turn of events, Major League Baseball has suspended umpire Joe West (he of the country and western obsession) for "grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon." This whole mess came about after Papelbon grabbed his crotch to salute booing Philly fans and was then ejected by...
Via FenwayNation
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Umpire suspended one game for contact with Phillies' Papelbon

  Umpire Joe West was suspended for one game without pay for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon. Major League Baseball executive Joe Torre said in a statement Wednesday that West ''admitted that there was a better way to handle the situation.'' Papelbon was suspended seven games and fined Monday for making a lewd gesture and then...
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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...
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CrotchGate Update: Joe West Suspended

#455487974 / gettyimages.com On Monday night, Jonathan Papelbon received word that he would be suspended seven games for his gesture made towards the fans after blowing a save on Sunday against the Marlins. After Papelbon was ejected, he stormed the field and got in umpire Joe West's face. After 10-15...
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Umpire West suspended 1 game for grabbing jersey

NEW YORK (AP) Umpire Joe West was suspended for one game without pay for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon. Major League Baseball executive Joe Torre said in a statement Wednesday that West ''admitted that there was a better way to handle the situation.'' Papelbon was suspended seven games and fined Monday for making a lewd gesture...
Via AP on Fox
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MLB suspends umpire Joe West

Your browser does not support iframes. Umpire Joe West was suspended for one game without pay Wednesday for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jonathan Papelbon during Sunday’s game against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park. Joe Torre, Major League Baseball’s executive vice president for baseball operations, said: “Joe West handled himself appropriately...
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MLB suspends umpire Joe West 1 game for Papelbon flap

Major League Baseball suspended Joe West for one game after the umpire grabbed Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon following Papelbon's ejection from a game on Sunday. Papelbon was suspended for seven games for making a lewd gesture toward fans at Citizens Bank Park after he blew a save on Sunday. West promptly ejected him, and grabbed Papelbon and moved him out of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Baseball Professor: 1st Annual LVP Awards

In Episode 136, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) recap all the fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Today’s topics include: LVP (Least Valuable Player) awards are handed out for each position Who’s crotch Jonathan Papelbon grabbed, and whether it is Ken Giles time...
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Closed down in Philly: Dealing with Papelbon's suspension

Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has received a seven-game suspension for crotch grabbing and then bumping an umpire during Sunday's loss to the Marlins. Ken Giles is likely to close games during Papelbon's absence, and fantasy owners needing saves should jump on Giles immediately. As noted in last week's edition of Free Agent Frenzy, Giles has posted Craig Kimbrel-like...
Via Fox Sports
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Jonathan Papelbon Suspended For 7 Games For Grabbing Crotch At Fans

Jonathan Papelbon made a big mistake as he did this to fans.  Seven games is a lot considering the season is almost over and it was over for the Phillies in July. Jonathan Papelbon was booed off the mound and in response, he grabbed his crotch at fans. And in bigger response, MLB slapped him with a 7 game suspension.  He also got a fine for that, an undisclosed amount of course...
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Jonathan Papelbon Gets 7-Game Suspension For Grabbing Crotch

Jonathan Papelbon has always been a player to stir the pot in one form or another. Sunday afternoon may have been Papelbon’s lowest moment though....
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Jonathan Papelbon suspended 7-games for obscene gesture

Your browser does not support iframes. Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has been suspended for seven games and fined an undisclosed amount for his actions in the top of the ninth inning Sunday at Citizens Bank Park. Papelbon, who made contact with umpire Joe West, was ejected after he made an obscene gesture, adjusting his groin, toward the crowd. West explained...
Via Sports-Glory
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Jonathan Papelbon suspended 7 games after lewd gesture

  Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has been suspended seven games and fined by Major League Baseball for making a lewd gesture and then bumping an umpire. Papelbon said in a statement Monday night that he would immediately begin serving the suspension given by the commissioner's office and that he was sorry for making contact with umpire Joe West on Sunday. But...
Via AP on Fox
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Papelbon suspended 7 games by MLB

SAN DIEGO (AP) Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has been suspended seven games and fined by Major League Baseball for making a lewd gesture and then bumping an umpire. Papelbon said in a statement Monday night that he would immediately begin serving the suspension given by the commissioner's office and that he was sorry for making contact with umpire Joe West on...
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Phillies Papelbon suspended 7 games, fined for obscene gesture

Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has been suspended seven games and fined after making an obscene gesture at fans at Citizens Bank Park after being pulled from Sunday's loss to the Florida Marlins. Papelbon grabbed his crotch and glared in the direction of booing Phillies fans after he was pulled from the game and was later ejected by umpire Joe West. "The Phillies fully...
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Jonathan Papelbon Fined, Suspended Seven Games After Obscene Gesture

Jonathan Papelbon claims he was just re-adjusting his uniform, but Major League Baseball is having none of it. The league announced Monday night that it has fined the Philadelphia Phillies closer and suspended him for seven games after he made an obscene gesture toward fans at Citizens Bank Ballpark on Sunday. After blowing a four-run lead in the ninth inning against the Miami Marlins...
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MLB Suspends Papelbon Seven Games

#455455034 / gettyimages.com Jonathan Papelbon came into last night's game with a 4-1 lead. The Phillies closer gave up four runs in the loss to Miami. While going back to the dugout, Papelbon was showered with boo's from fans and as you see in the picture above, he made a...
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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
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Jonathan Papelbon Suspended Seven Games For Crotch Grab

Papelbon: 7 game suspension & undisclosed fine, #MLB announces. — Scott Miller (@ScottMillerBbl) September 16, 2014 Jonathan Papelbon has been suspended seven games for his ‘readjustment.’ Papelbon, who registered the loss after giving up four runs in the 9th inning, was greeted with heavy boos from the Phillies fans. How did Papelbon respond to the […] The post Jonathan...
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Jerome Williams Kicks Off West Coast Trip in San Diego

#455204084 / gettyimages.com Yesterday will be a day for Phillies fans and Jonathan Papelbon to forget about. Going into the ninth inning, the Phils led 4-1 but Papelbon blew a rare save, his fourth of the season, allowing four runs on four hits to Miami, leading to an eventual 5-4...
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Marlins rally in the 9th to beat Phillies, snap 4-game skid

After going through a tough time emotionally, the Marlins badly needed a reason to smile. They had watched their best player felled by a pitch to the face, had lost four in a row, and were down 4-1 in the ninth on Sunday to the Phillies. And then it happened. The Marlins rallied for four runs in the ninth off Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon and held on for a 5-4 victory that...
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