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Boston Herald Apr 10, 2015
Red Sox Notebook: Koji Uehara's so close

Red Sox Notebook: Koji Uehara's so close

PHILADELPHIA — Jonathan Papelbon might have left his heart in Boston, but the Red Sox already have a closer, thank you very much.And by the time they return home on Monday, Koji Uehara could be there to meet them.While Papelbon continues a feeble attempt to punch his ticket out of Philadelphia by saying he feels more like a Red Sox than a Phillie, Uehara is scheduled to pitch tomorrow for Single-A Greenville. If all goes well, it might be the only minor league rehab appearance the 40-year-old right-hander needs before being ready to rejoin the Red Sox.
philly.com Apr 9, 2015

Papelbon has millions of reasons not to disrespect Phillies

Shane Victorino was asked Thursday night if he still felt like a Phillie after two full seasons in Boston, including one that ended with a parade down Boylston Street celebrating the second World Series title of his career. The question was intended as a joke in light of the latest Papelgate incident that surfaced Wednesday night in the home clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park.
Express-Times Apr 9, 2015
Phillies react to Jonathan Papelbon's comments to Boston Globe

Phillies react to Jonathan Papelbon's comments to Boston Globe

Closer said Wednesday that he "Doesn't feel like much of a Phillie."
Fenway Nation Apr 9, 2015

Is Papelbon Fishing For A Return To Red Sox?

In case you had any uncertainty about Jonathan Papelbon's feelings about The City of Brotherly Love, he's just cleared it up for you. Said the former Boston closer, "The Red Sox are a part of who I am, man. I don’t really feel much like a Phillie. Boston’s where I was born and raised. It’s kind of like that, you know. It’s the city you were born and raised in." I can vividly recall being at Spring Training in 2005, when Papelbon and Jon Lester were being featured as power arms of the future. How things have changed since then! Papelbon's four years in Philly have been anything but...
The Republican Apr 9, 2015

Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon: 'The Red Sox are a part of who I am'

The Phillies closer still identifies more with the Red Sox.
Full Count | WEEI Apr 9, 2015

Jonathan Papelbon: Philadelphia fans will never embrace me

PHILADELPHIA — He had just finished his somewhat bizarre post-game press conference when Jonathan Papelbon sat down in front of his locker, took a deep breath and attempted to soak in what could be classified as a microcosm of his entire tenure as a Phillie. There was a solid four-out save (bringing him within five […]

Ken Giles struggles in season debut

The pitcher that seemed unhittable last season looked unreliable in Wednesday’s 4-2 win over Boston. He walked three batters, allowed two runs, and left the bases loaded for Jonathan Papelbon with two outs in the eighth inning.
Toronto Sun Apr 9, 2015
Blue Jays bullpen could sure use an upgrade

Blue Jays bullpen could sure use an upgrade

Maybe the same thing would have happened had Jonathan Papelbon come out of the left field bullpen.

Papelbon: "The Red Sox still run deep in me"

Six more saves will make Jonathan Papelbon the Phillies' all-time saves leader. But the fourth-year Philadelphia closer on Wednesday told the Boston Globe “I don’t really feel much like a Phillie."
Full Count | WEEI Apr 8, 2015

Jonathan Papelbon’s somewhat bizarre post-game press conference

PHILADELPHIA — It was pure Jonathan Papelbon. The Phillies closer comes on to get Hanley Ramirez to end the Red Sox‘ eighth-inning threat with a bases-loaded, warning track fly out before locking down his first save of the season in his team’s 4-2 win over the Red Sox Wednesday night. The game was punctuated with […]
Express-Times Apr 8, 2015

Jonathan Papelbon says "I don't really feel much like a Phillie"

Enigmatic closer has been a lightning rod in Philadelphia since signing as a free agent in 2012.
Boston Herald Apr 6, 2015
Papelbon not in Sox’ plans

Papelbon not in Sox’ plans

PHILADELPHIA — Never mind Cole Hamels. Maybe the Red Sox should trade for another Phillies pitcher. Maybe they should bring back Jonathan Papelbon.Sorry. Not happening.According to multiple major-league sources, it is highly unlikely the Sox would make a move for Papelbon, even if 40-year-old closer Koji Uehara struggles to come back from the strained left hamstring that sidelined him for most of spring training and has forced him to begin the season on the disabled list.
Fenway Nation Mar 29, 2015
Is Jonathan Papelbon Headed North Of Border?

Is Jonathan Papelbon Headed North Of Border?

Toronto Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos was in attendance at a Spring Training game this week. Not surprising, right? Except it wasn't one in which his team was participating. Anthopoulos was behind the plate at a Phillies-Yankees game—presumably to scout disgruntled Philadelphia closer Jonathan Papelbon. The Jays have previously hinted at an interest in the former Red Sox closer and could be close to a deal that brings him to the Great White North. When Pap was informed about the GM's presence, he stated (characteristically), "Huh, interesting."
CSN Washington Mar 29, 2015

AL East team scouting Phillies' Jonathan Papelbon

The Toronto Blue Jays could use some help in the back-end of their bullpen and, according to a recent report, are looking at Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon.
philly.com Mar 23, 2015

Phillies' bullpen strikingly strong

Jonathan Papelbon said the ’pen has the potential to “to have a very good year.”

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