For guys like Jonathan Papelbon, the vultures have already begun circling. Rumors of players being targeted in trade discussions will intensify as we approach MLB's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. Over the next six weeks, injuries...Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Phillies continue to hover near the.500 mark this season, but are a win-streak away from making a run at first place in the National League East. While no one knows whether the Phillies will become buyers or sellersShow More Summary
The news (via The Sporting News) was initially that Boston Red Sox closer Joel Hanrahan was deciding on whether to have season-ending surgery, but now, Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe reports that Hanrahan is done for the season. The Red Sox have suddenly gone from having one of the deepest bullpens in baseball to having a big question mark there. Show More Summary
Click here to view this media I'm not sure why we should care about insecure athletes who are afraid to walk through crowds at baseball stadiums unarmed. But we do. via USAToday Jonathan Papelbon, the former Boston Red Sox closer, once...Show More Summary
A day after the Boston Marathon Bombing, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jonathan Papelbon talked of how crazy the world has gotten and said, "Obama wants to take our guns from us and everything." Papelbon was discussing his fear of walking through a crowded stadium in this day and time, and of how "insane" things have become. Show More Summary
Papelbon is less confused after yesterday's Senate votes.
In the last two presidential elections, several members of the Philadelphia Phillies openly campaigned for Barack Obama. Jonathan Papelbon was not one of them. Yesterday, Papelbon was talking to CSN Philly about the bombings in Boston—Papelbon...Show More Summary
Pittsburgh Phillies hurler Jonathan Papelbon has decided that President Obama wants your guns. The pitcher, who came to prominence during his run with the Boston Red Sox (including as the team’s closer during their victorious 2007 World Series run), spoke with CSN Philadelphia and said, “Today’s day and age has gotten so crazy. Shoot man, [...]
In a candid interview Wednesday afternoon about the Boston marathon bombing, Philadelphia Phillies all-star pitcher Jonathan Papelbon explained his fears during these tumultuous times, namely that President Obama wants to take away guns.
On the same day that the Senate voted against modest gun control legislation, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jonathan Papelbon said that President Obama wants to "take our guns." Appearing on Comcast Sportsnet in Philadelphia, Papelbon talked about how he felt unsafe in a stadium environment where he is unprotected. Show More Summary
The Boston Marathon bombings have had a particular resonance for Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon, who spent seven seasons with the Red Sox and says he once lived above the spot where one of the bombs detonated. Papelbon is rightlyShow More Summary
Pack one#166 Dustin Ackley#102 Kirk Gibson#328 Patrick Corbin#104 Jonathan Papelbon#385 Glen Perkins#222 J.P. Arencibia #475 Edwin Encarnacion - SP #54 Ron Gardenhire#308 J.J. PutzPack two#5 R.A. Dickey / Clayton Kershaw / Cole Hamels...Show More Summary
Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera smashed a homer off the Phillies' Jonathan Papelbon.
Former Boston Red Sox closing pitcher Jonathan Papelbon may have opened up a can of worms with his remarks about his frequent use of the injectable anti-inflammatory drug Toradol (ketorolac) during his time with the Red Sox. Papelbon, who now plays for the Philadelphia Phillies, told ESPNBoston.com that several Red Sox players were frequently injected [...]
Pitching prospects will not decide the Philadelphia Phillies' fate in 2013. If Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels and Jonathan Papelbon do not perform as expected, the Phillies have virtually no chance to contend. But the emergence of a young arm or three could mean the difference between just contending and a return to the playoffs. Show More Summary
Current Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester and former closer Jonathan Papelbon routinely received Toradol injections, according to two articles by Gordon Edes in ESPNBoston.com. Now the team’s medical staff and management are reviewing its policy toward the use of Toradol, he writes. Show More Summary
According to ESPN's Gordon Edes, Jonathan Papelbon admitted Saturday that he regularly used Toradol —a legal painkiller—while he was pitching for the Boston Red Sox: Former Boston Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon, who was with the team...Show More Summary
One of the Philadelphia Phillies' biggest weaknesses in 2012 was their lack of reliable bullpen depth. Behind newly-signed closer Jonathan Papelbon, the Phillies lacked a true veteran presence to anchor their younger pitchers. Options...Show More Summary
It's safe to say that the Philadelphia Phillies had a boatload of obstacles in their way during the 2012 season. Despite the All-Star caliber play of guys like Carlos Ruiz, Jonathan Papelbon and Cole Hamels, and the success of Jimmy Rollins and Cliff Lee (win total not included), wins eluded this Phillies squad for a majority of the season. Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Phillies had a rough season, going 81-81 and missing the playoffs. Despite the poor showing, the team had three All-Stars—Cole Hamels, Carlos Ruiz and Jonathan Papelbon. If the Phillies are to rebound in 2013, they will need some big performances from a lot of players. Show More Summary