When Jonathan Papelbon talks, there is usually quite a bit of reaction. Earlier this year, when Papelbon said that he doesn’t perform as well when the team isn’t winning, that reaction was generally negative. It seems it wasn’t only a lack of fire that caused Papelbon’s disappointing 2013 season.
To say Jonathan Papelbon’s time as Phillies closer has been rocky would be an understatement. His performance has been inconsistent, and his comments before and after games have drawn some ire from Phillies fans as well.
Jonathan Papelbon’s name, and the two years left on his contract, are being mentioned often in the MLB Winter Meetings rumor mill.
The Phillies gave up three runs in the 9th, but held on to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 Saturday.
Carlos Ruiz hit a tiebreaking RBI single, helping the Phillies edge the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Monday night.
The WIP Morning Show picks Darren Daulton as the Winner of the week, and Jonathan Papelbon as the Weasel.
Jonathan Papelbon says he’d rather be traded than put up with the way the Phillies have played.
By Bill Campbell I was browsing though a magazine recently and discovered that during the 1920’s there were 4 living legends in sports that everyone knew: Babe Ruth in baseball, Red Grange in football, Jack […]
Trading Chase Utley, Darren Daulton’s recovery, and the Sixers silence are outlined in this week’s Philly Top FIve power rankings.
Jonathan Papelbon says that Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig should not make the All-Star team.
Jonah Keri has never shied away from what he thinks about the Phillies, or their general manager Ruben Amaro.
Chris reviews his Alaskan cruise, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s decision to lower the flags yesterday to honor actor James Gandolfini, and the Obama administration’s efforts to apprehend Edward Snowden. He also talks to Dick Yuengling, from the Yuengling Brewery.
Ruben Amaro says to trade Lee and Papelbon, the price would be very high.
Phillies pinch-hitter Kevin Frandsen homered leading off the ninth, lifting Philadelphia to an 8-7 victory over New York on Saturday.
Domonic Brown hit a pair of homers, Erik Kratz and Ryan Howard also had solo shots to back Kyle Kendrick and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 Wednesday night.