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The Republican Apr 24, 2016

Pat Light, Boston Red Sox 2012 first rounder (has hit 102 mph) promoted to Boston; other options at Pawtucket?

The Boston Red Sox selected Pat Light 37th overall in 2012 with the compensation pick they received for the Philadelphia Phillies signing closer Jonathan Papelbon.

Giants notes: Giancarlo Stanton hits one to the parking lot, Gregor Blanco doubles down on triples, etc.

SAN FRANCISCO – Bruce Bochy jokes that he has a “hit a home run, play the next day rule” for his bench players. Apparently, hitting two triples also qualifies. A day after Gregor Blanco had just the third two-triple game… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: Giancarlo Stanton hits one to the parking lot, Gregor Blanco doubles down on triples, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.
Fenway Nation Apr 24, 2016

Fire-Balling Reliever Pat Light Promoted To Red Sox

Pat Light, Boston's 2012 first-round draft pick (compensation for losing Jonathan Papelbon) joins the major league team today. The reliever has hit as high as 102 MPH in the minor leagues and will add some needed options in the uneven Red Sox bullpen. Roenis Elias will be sent down to AAA Pawtucket. Today's starting pitcher will be newly promoted Henry Owens.
CSN Washington Apr 20, 2016

Announcer accidentally coins great new Jonathan Papelbon nickname

Jonathan Papelbon's new — accidental — nickname is the best.
Fish@Bat Apr 20, 2016

Final: Nationals 3 Marlins 1. WP: WSH Y Petit (1-0) LP: MIA W Chen (0-1) SV: WSH J Papelbon (6) (ESPN)

Final: Nationals 3 Marlins 1. WP: WSH Y Petit (1-0) LP: MIA W Chen (0-1) SV: WSH J Papelbon (6) (ESPN)
CSN Washington Apr 18, 2016

Papelbon after Nats' loss: 'We won the (bleeping) series, man'

CSN Philly caught up with the Nats closer Jonathan Papelbon and he gave them a pretty awesome quote on Sunday's loss.
CSN Washington Apr 18, 2016

Papelbon after Nats' loss: 'We won the (bleeping) series, man'

Jonathan Papelbon blew his first save of the 2016 season on Sunday as the Nationals fell to the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 in 10 innings. CSN
CSN Washington Apr 18, 2016

State of the Nats: MLB's best record after 2 weeks, Harper is on fire

With the best record in baseball, the Nationals are coming off a loss as they head to Miami to take on Jose Fernandez and the Marlins.
CSN Washington Apr 18, 2016

The most memorable and renowned home runs of Harper's career so far

Bryce Harper has already hit 103 home runs with the Nationals, and some of them have been truly spectacular. Here is a countdown of the most memorable dingers to leave his bat thus far.
MASN Sports Apr 18, 2016

Marty Niland: Nats playing loose, getting the job done - Nationals Buzz

Even with Sunday's extra-inning loss to Philadelphia, courtesy of a blown save by Jonathan Papelbon, the Nationals are still doing quite well. At 9-2 and four games ahead of Philadelphia in the National League East, they have the best record...
CSN Washington Apr 18, 2016

Nats improving weaknesses; thoughts on Papelbon's blown save

Here are some observations from another Nationals series win and how they are already looking like an improved team in several statistical categories.
CSN Washington Apr 18, 2016

Nats improving weaknesses; thoughts on Papelbon's blown save

The Nationals lost to the Phillies on Sunday afternoon in 10 innings, but that came after they secured the series win with victories on Friday
CSN Washington Apr 17, 2016

Bryce Harper homered into the bullpen bathroom in Philly

Bryce Harper is so good at hitting homers he can aim them exactly where he wants them to go. Okay, maybe not, but on Sunday
MASN Sports Apr 17, 2016

Harper homers again, but Phils solve Papelbon for comeback win - Byron Kerr

PHILADELPHIA - Nationals closer Jonathan Papelbon was back in a familiar place Sunday: on the hill at Citizens Bank Park looking to close out another victory. But his former team had other ideas. Suffering his first blown save of the...
philly.com Apr 17, 2016

Phillies beat Nationals in 10th as Papelbon blows save

Not until a Philadelphia villain stepped onto the field Sunday could the Phillies score. Jonathan Papelbon has made two appearances at Citizens Bank Park since a trade last summer sent him to the rival Washington Nationals.

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