It happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you’re lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it’s a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
Chris details Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s trip to Pat’s and Geno’s in South Philly, the Phillies trade of Jonathan Papelbon, and National Lasagna Day. He talked with Author Ron Kessler about his book, The First Family Detail, at 7:20 and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine about their Best of Philly issue at 8:00.
The Phillies have traded right-hander Jonathan Papelbon and cash considerations to the Washington Nationals in exchange for minor league right-hander Nick Pivetta, Senior Vice President & General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. announced Tuesday night.
According to media reports, the Phillies have agreed to trade Papelbon to the Nationals.
Jonathan Papelbon will reportedly be traded.
Scott Franzke addressed the state of the Phillies as they come out of the All-Star break and approach next week’s trade deadline.
Jonathan Papelbon attacks Odubel Herrera following his walk-off 10th inning single on Wednesday.
With Jonathan Papelbon likely to be traded this month, here’s a look back at his five best quotes as a Phillie.
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. discusses Jonathan Papelbon’s desire to be traded on the 94WIP Morning Show.
Jonathan Papelbon expresses his desire, again, to be traded.
Jonathan Papelbon says he would be surprised if he wasn’t traded.
Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon was named to his 6th All-Star team on Monday night.
Jonathan Papelbon set a Phillies record with 113 saves as the Phillies beat the Pirates.
MLB All-Star Game voting is underway and some Phillies are deserving of your vote.
A report suggests that the Phillies are looking to move Papelbon to the Red Sox.