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JONATHAN PAPELBON RUMORS

Pitchers give combined no-hitter ball to ill team president

After starter Cole Hamels and relievers Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon threw the first combined no-hitter in Philadelphia Phillies history on Monday, there was no argument on who the prized final game ball should go to — and, to a player, there was only one choice.The game ball, they decided, will be delivered to team president David Montgomery, who took a medical...
Via The Other Paper
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies throw combined no-hitter against Braves

Your browser does not support iframes. The Philadelphia Phillies have not had much success this season, but Monday’s 7-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves gave the team a rare reason to celebrate. Cole Hamels and three relievers combined for a complete-game no-hitter against the Braves at Turner Field. Hamels, who walked five and hit a batter, threw six no-hit innings before the...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Papelbon’s Legacy in Philly

  Love him, or hate him, Jonathan Papelbon is quietly having one of the best seasons of his career, and is climbing the ranks on the Phillies’ all-time closers list. Last night, Papelbon converted his 33rd save on the season, and his 100th save overall in a Phillies’ uniform, which ties him with Brad Lidge for 4th all-time in Phillies’ history. Since signing a 4-year, $50...
Via Phillies Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ruben Amaro is still shocked no one wants Jonathan Papelbon

The Phillies had a surfeit of expendable players that were perfect for other teams, but the club stood pat as the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline passed. GM Ruben Amaro said other GM’s were overvaluing prospects, and that his demands for his own players were reasonable. With the August 31 waiver deadline just a week away, Amaro is still shocked he hasn’t been able to arrive...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why is Jonathan Papelbon still in a Phillies uniform?

Trading Papelbon before waiver deadline an absolute must for Ruben Amaro...
Via PhilsBaseball
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: Philadelphia 'unreasonable' in their demands for Jonathan Papelbon

Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has cleared waivers, but the Phillies are said to be trying to sell high on him.Papelbon could certainly help teams down the stretch such as the Detroit Tigers, Baltimore Orioles, and Los Angeles Dodgers in a run for a playoff berth but unless the Phillies drop the price to acquire their closer, it won't happen, according to Nick...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Papelbon Wont Go to Team Unless He is a Closer

Papelbon unwilling to be a set up man As if there weren’t enough obstacles for the Phillies in regards to trading closer Jonathan Papelbon, “Cinco Ocho” just added one more. Joel Sherman of the New York Daily News is reporting that Papelbon is unwilling to waive his no-trade clause to go to a team who plans on using him as anything but a closer. The good news is Papelbon can...
Via Phillies Nation
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Papelbon invites 'whole park' of Phillies fans to boo him

Jonathan Papelbon has a message for Philadelphia Phillies fans: Bring it on. The Phillies closer, who had allowed four runs over his last two appearances, was welcomed to the mound Thursday night with a smattering off boos from his home fans at Citizens Bank Park. It was harsh treatment for a pitcher who’s surrendered just nine runs all season, but Papelbon told reporters after...
Via NESN.com
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Rumors: Jonathan Papelbon is on the radar

The Los Angeles Dodgers bullpen is one many fans enjoy to watch. With Chris Perez and Brian Wilson, the Dodgers relief corps have much personality. However, personality does not always turn into results. Their bullpen has a 3.74 ERA, which ranks 19th in the major leagues. They currently reside in first place in a very competitive National League West, but they want some more relief...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 17, 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
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