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Citizens of Natstown Feb 3, 2016

Some Thoughts On Papelbon

Washington Nationals pitchers and catchers will report in 16 days and it seems more and more likely that Jonathan Papelbon will be among them. While that isn’t altogether unexpected, it has to be considered a disappointment. Especially for those fans that didn’t care about the baseball or financial aspects and wanted Papelbon dropped like a hot potato.Most of the offseason I and many others were waiting for the Nationals to trade Papelbon as part of their massive bullpen overhaul. However, with Jake McGee getting traded to the Rockies leaving only Tyler Clippard among available closer...
CSN Washington Jan 31, 2016

Nats bullpen could be just fine if they trade Papelbon

Some worry what the Nationals would do with the backend of their bullpen if they got rid of Jonathan Papelbon. There are plenty of reasons why they would be just fine, though.
Washington Post Jan 29, 2016

Nats Journal: Jonathan Papelbon’s biggest issue this season may be sitting in the stands

As the Nationals prepare for spring training, one player faces a unique challenge, albeit one he brought upon himself. Jonathan Papelbon missed the final seven games of last season while serving two suspensions, one from Major League Baseball for throwing at Manny Machado and the other for fighting Bryce Harper in the dugout during a game.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Jan 9, 2016

Nats' GM Rizzo issues a detailed defense of Papelbon

On Saturday, Nationals GM Mike Rizzo may have given his most detailed defense of Jonathan Papelbon to date.

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