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Jonathan Papelbon

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 10: Pitcher Jonathan  (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Sandberg: “This Generation Has A Hard Time Of Pitching Or Playing With Some Soreness”

Phillies closer, Jonathan Papelbon, is in the midst of 11 straight saves and has not allowed a run since April 2nd in Texas.

05/12/2014

Roberto Hernandez came in in the 9th inning Sunday against the Mets (Credit:  Al Bello/Getty Images)

Minus Papelbon, Phils Can’t Close; Mets Win In 11

The Phillies improvised bullpen gave up three runs in the 9th and lost to the New York Mets 5-4 in 11 innings Sunday.

05/11/2014

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Hernandez Outduels Gonzalez As Phillies Edge Nats 1-0

Roberto Hernandez pitched four-hit ball over 7 1/3 innings leading the Phillies past the Washington Nationals 1-0 Sunday.

05/04/2014

Relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts after defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks in the MLB game at Chase Field on April 27, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Phillies defeating the Diamondbacks 2-0. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Phils Shut Down Dbacks 2-0

The Phillies ended a 10-game road trip with a 2-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.

04/27/2014

Jonathan Papelbon #58 and Carlos Ruiz #51 of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrate a 6-5 win against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on April 26, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Phillies Rally For 6-5 Win Over Arizona

Pinch hitter Cody Asche hit a two-run double in Philadelphia’s four-run eighth inning and the Phillies rallied after a shaky start by Cliff Lee to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 on Saturday night.

04/27/2014

Domonic Brown #9 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits an RBI single in the 10th inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. (Credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Brown Lifts Phils Over Dodgers, 3-2 In 10th

Domonic Brown doubled home the go-ahead run in the 10th, and the Phillies beat the L.A. Dodgers 3-2 on Tuesday night.

04/23/2014

Jonathan Papelbon (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Giglio: Papelbon Is Right, Choose Results Over The Radar Gun

Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon is capable of causing a stir, both on and off the field. He did just that in the aftermath of Thursday afternoon’s victory over the Atlanta Braves by questioning the media’s obsession with his velocity.

04/18/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 17: Closer Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts after earning a save against the Atlanta Braves on April 17, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Papelbon: “Why Do You Guys Care About Velo So Much, Man?”

Jonathan Papelbon got his fourth save in five opportunities on Thursday afternoon, in a 1-0 Phillies win over the Braves. The Phils avoided the sweep and improved to 7-8 on the season with the win.

04/18/2014

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No More Tantrums

There are new rules in baseball this year that threaten to take some of the excitement out of the game. The expanded replay rules allow a manager to exit the dugout and walk to the umpire and ask for a replay if a disputed call occurs. It’s all very civilized.

04/17/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 26: Pitcher Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Philadelphia Phillies delivers a pitch against the New York Mets on August 26, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Phillies defeated the Mets 2-1.

Amaro: Phils Will ‘Sink And Swim’ With Papelbon

Ruben Amaro says the Phillies will sink or swim with Jonathan Papelbon.

04/08/2014

Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a solo home run in the 1st inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Utley Homers Again, Phillies Beat Cubs 2-0

Chase Utley went 3-for-3 and homered for the second day in a row to lead the Phillies to a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.

04/05/2014

Stigall Show Log 4.3.14

Chris analyzes the shooting at Ft. Hood yesterday, Sarah Palin’s performance on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and DeSean Jackson’s introduction with the Washington Redskins. He also talks with Senator Pat Toomey and Michael Reagan.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/03/2014

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Papelbon Falters, Phillies Lose To Rangers 4-3

Shin-Soo Choo drew a bases-loaded, game-ending walk against Jonathan Papelbon as the Rangers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 Wednesday to clinch the season-opening series.

04/03/2014

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Phillies Finalize Opening Day Roster

The Opening Day roster includes 12 pitchers, two catchers, six infielders and five outfielders.

03/29/2014

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 04: Craig Kimbrel #46 of the Atlanta Braves pitches in the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Turner Field on October 4, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Relief Pitcher

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top relief pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/12/2014

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