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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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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
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

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

#455455060 / 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
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Daily News Has Tremendous Jonathan Papelbon Crotch Cover

If this man pitches again this season for the Phillies I would be shocked. Jonathan Papelbon, ladies and gentlemen. [Via]   The post Daily News Has Tremendous Jonathan Papelbon Crotch Cover appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Papelbon crotch grab on Philly Daily News back page

Just in case there were any doubt about whether or not Jonathan Papelbon made a deliberate crotch grab towards the fans who were booing him, the Philadelphia Daily News ends the argument. Just remember … Papelbon said that he didn't do the crotch grab intentionally, but was adjusting himself after having trouble with his supporter […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Papelbon Ejected For Grabbing His Crotch At Fans (Video)

Jonathan Papelbon couldn’t take the booing fans.  As he was walking back to the dugout, Jonathan Papelbon decided to show who he really is. And because of this, he was ejected. Definitely not a classy move by him but who can blame the fans. [BSO] The post Jonathan Papelbon Ejected For Grabbing His Crotch At Fans (Video) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
Via Geeks and Cleats
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Sorry, Jonathan Papelbon, but Derek Lowe is Still King of the Obscene Gesture

So our old pal Jonathan Papelbon got tossed from a game today after making an “obscene” gesture to the fans who booed him for another **** performance. Here is said gesture: Pap claims he was adjusting himself, and the sad thing is, he half-assed it so bad with this gesture, it could have been mistaken for a simple cup shift. Or a guy dealing with sudden onset of swamp ass....
Via Surviving Grady
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Papelbon ejected for crotch grab at fans (Video)

Jonathan Papelbon was ejected from Sunday’s Phillies-Marlins game after doing a crotch grab gesture to the fans following his blown save. Papelbon entered with a 4-1 lead but allowed four runs to surrender the lead. As he was walking towards the dugout after recording the final out of the inning, he reacted to boos from […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Papelbon Gets Ejected For Grabbing His Junk At Booing Phillies Fans

Jonathan Papelbon is no stranger to booing Phillies fans, but this is probably the first time they’ve ever caused him to get ejected from a game. After surrendering four runs and the lead in the ninth inning Sundays game against the Marlins in Philadelphia, the Phillies reliever was tossed after grabbing his crotch on the way back to the dugout in response to booing hometown fans...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  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...
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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