3:49 PM EST, Sat February 28, 2015

Brewers focused on K-Rod after Papelbon talks fizzled

Phoenix - Brewers general manager Doug Melvin told me Friday the decision was made to close a deal with free-agent closer Francisco Rodriguez after ongoing talks with Philadelphia regarding closer Jonathan Papelbon hit a dead end.
philly.com Feb 26, 2015

The Man show: Papelbon mentors Giles

CLEARWATER, Fla. - A Ric Flair championship wrestling belt hangs in Jonathan Papelbon's locker. A figure of a strutting Flair sits on the top shelf. One of the wrestler's feathery robes is tucked inside a Phillies equipment bag. Each time Papelbon enters a game, the stadium speakers pump Flair's voice, who often proclaimed himself to be the man.
Fenway Nation Feb 26, 2015

Will Papelbon Wind Up Back In The AL East?

Papelbon (Top Left)There's something appealing about the idea of facing Jonathan Papelbon lots of times in 2015. That eventuality could come about if the latest rumors pan out and he's dealt to AL East rival Toronto. After a simmering deal with the Brewers fizzled, the Blue Jays have popped up as a landing spot for the 34-year old ex-Red Sox closer. Would he go to the Great White North?: "Yes, Toronto, interests me...I know some of the guys on their coaching staff. They’re a good team...I’d be interested." Anheuser-Busch (brewers of Bud Light) couldn't be reached for comment.
philly.com Feb 20, 2015

'Fan favorite' Papelbon seems to soften over leaving Phillies'

Closer Jonathan Papelbon says he's 'not sold' on Phillies' rebuilding process, expresses some optimism about 2015 season.
philly.com Feb 20, 2015

Papelbon: 'We can compete . . . is that crazy?'

CLEARWATER, Fla. - Jonathan Papelbon insisted Friday he didn't hear nor pay attention to offseason trade speculation. Judging from his first public comments from spring training, it's also worth wondering how much he heard or read the Phillies front office's stated intentions to rebuild. The 34-year-old closer said he's not so sold on this entire rebuilding m
Express-Times Feb 20, 2015
Is Jonathan Papelbon stuck in purgatory with the Phillies?

Is Jonathan Papelbon stuck in purgatory with the Phillies?

The Phillies closer addressed the media on Friday afternoon and spoke about his future in Philadelphia.

Papelbon "not so sold" on Phillies' rebuilding

Jonathan Papelbon spoke Friday afternoon for the first time this spring, and despite all the front office’s stated intentions of rebuilding, the 34-year-old closer doesn’t seem so sure about the direction of the club.
KFFL Feb 15, 2015

Phillies | Mystery team interested in Jonathan Papelbon?

A mystery team may be expressing interest in trading for Philadelphia Phillies CL Jonathan Papelbon. ...
KFFL Feb 12, 2015

Brewers | Milwaukee not talking Jonathan Papelbon

Philadelphia Phillies RP Jonathan Papelbon and the Phils have had a tough time trying to ...
KFFL Feb 12, 2015

Brewers | Jonathan Papelbon talks dormant

Philadelphia Phillies RP Jonathan Papelbon was the center of trade talks with the Milwaukee Brewers, ...
Rotoworld Feb 11, 2015

Brewers', Phillies' Papelbon talks 'dormant' - Jonathan Papelbon (R) Philadelphia Phillies

Talks between the Brewers and Phillies regarding Jonathan Papelbon are currently dormant, a source tells Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.
KFFL Feb 8, 2015

Blue Jays | Jonathan Papelbon remains on radar

Philadelphia Phillies RP Jonathan Papelbon remains a target of the Toronto Blue Jays. Papelbon has ...
philly.com Feb 5, 2015

Still nothing firm about whether Papelbon will remain with Phillies

Two weeks ago, Milwaukee reportedly expressed interest in the closer, but nothing has happened since to show the deal is close.
CSN Washington Feb 5, 2015

Report: Phillies still talking Papelbon trade with several teams

The Phillies are still shopping closer Jonathan Papelbon with two teams in particular seen as favorites.
KFFL Feb 4, 2015

Brewers | Milwaukee still considering Papelbon

Philadelphia Phillies RP Jonathan Papelbon remains a trade target of the Milwaukee Brewers, but the ...

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