1:20 PM EDT, Sun March 29, 2015
Fenway Nation 59 mins ago
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 2 hours ago

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.”
Fenway Nation Mar 20, 2015

POLL: Majority Favor Papelbon's Return To Boston

A majority of readers (54%) continue to support the idea of the Red Sox "considering" a return of former closer Jonathan Papelbon to the team. As the chart shows, a healthy minority (46%) oppose his return to Fenway. Papelbon has recently told the media that he would be open to a return to Boston, but it's unclear how much interest the NOG actually has in him. You can still vote in this poll HERE.
Fenway Nation Mar 19, 2015

POLL: Slim Majority Favor Papelbon's Return

Early voting in out latest FenwayNation Poll suggests that a lot of our readers would be OK with Jonathan Papelbon returning to close for the Red Sox. As the chart shows, just over half (52%) think Boston should consider a Pap return, while nearly as many (48%) are opposed to The Prodigal Bud Light Box coming back to Fenway. You can still vote in the poll HERE.
Full Count | WEEI Mar 16, 2015

Jonathan Papelbon on time of games: ‘You can’t win an Academy Award for an hour and 10 minute movie’

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Jonathan Papelbon is well aware of how he is perceived. Whenever the time of game controversy comes up, he is one of the pitchers who is identified as one of the chief culprits in slowing the games down. And lately, as the Phillies closer has been reminded, there has been a […]

Papelbon on Lee injury: "It really sucks."

There probably isn't anyone in the clubhouse closer to Cliff Lee than veteran closer Jonathan Papelbon. After making his second appearance of the spring, Papelbon talked about the possibility of the Phillies going through another season without a heathy Lee.
CSN Washington Mar 7, 2015

Phillies Jonathan Papelbon: 'I feel like we’re going to contend'

The Phillies are expected to finish last place in the NL East once again, but closer Jonathan Papelbon thinks those predictions are selling them short.
philly.com Mar 7, 2015

Phillies' Papelbon feels stronger, throwing hard

CLEARWATER, Fla. - Jonathan Papelbon took the mound Saturday and consistently registered 93 m.p.h. with his fastball. Coincidentally, his 2015 Grapefruit League debut came against a club that might need a closer.
philly.com Feb 28, 2015

Paul Clemens learning from Phillies veterans

CLEARWATER, Fla. - The blue tables on either end of the Phillies' clubhouse at Bright House Field are typically used by players for breakfast and lunch. For Paul Clemens, it is where he gleans advice from veteran pitchers like Cliff Lee and Jonathan Papelbon.

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