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Washington Post Aug 26, 2015

Nats Journal: How Jonathan Papelbon is staying busy with little work since trade

When the Nationals acquired closer Jonathan Papelbon in a July 28 trade, they were two games up in the National League East race with an obvious need to upgrade the bullpen. Since the trade, the Nationals are 11-16 and haven’t needed Papelbon much because of the types of games they have played.Read full article >>
Express-Times Aug 12, 2015

Ex-Phillies broadcaster reflects on Cole Hamels, Jonathan Papelbon

The Phillies traded Hamels and relief pitcher Jake Diekman to the Texas Rangers.
philly.com Aug 10, 2015

Ken Giles finds heavy workload in new role as Phils closer

PHOENIX - While he was with the Phillies and publicly pleading for a new home, Jonathan Papelbon maintained that he didn't check other teams' box scores to monitor closers around the majors. But if did so over the last two weeks, he might have come away a tad jealous of a former teammate.
CSN Washington Aug 7, 2015

Grand slam off Storen flips the script

Everything was going according to plan as Drew Storen came in to setup Papelbon for the save. Then Storen gave up a grand slam that cost the Nationals a 5-4 loss to the Rockies.
Washington Post Aug 5, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Jonathan Papelbon takes matters into his hands for final out

Drew Storen has adjusted quite well to his new role as the Nationals’ eighth-inning setup man. The former closer has thrown 32 of his 35 pitches for strikes in four perfect innings since the Nationals traded for Jonathan Papelbon last week.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Aug 4, 2015

Papelbon debuts Ric Flair intro song at Nats Park

Woo! Jonathan Papelbon made quite the impression on Monday night when he debuted at Nationals Park along with his Ric Flair intro song.
CSN Washington Aug 3, 2015

Papelbon offers advice on pennant race pressure

Six days into his stint with the Nationals, Jonathan Papelbon has a sense of his new teammates. And he likes what he sees.

Papelbon offers advice on pennant race pressure

Jonathan Papelbon found himself inside the home clubhouse at Nationals Park for the first time Monday afternoon, a full six days removed from his surprise trade from the Phillies, feeling comfortable with his new teammates but only now finally feeling comfortable with his surroundings. “I got my own football today,” the veteran closer said, holding…
Washington Post Jul 31, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Jonathan Papelbon says he ‘kind of became the scapegoat’ with Phillies

Fresh off a 1-2-3 ninth inning for his first save with his new team Thursday, Nationals closer Jonathan Papelbon joined Grant Paulsen and Danny Rouhier on 106.7 The Fan on Friday to discuss his move down I-95. The former Phillie said coming to D.C. was an “easy decision” and he’s excited to team with former Nationals closer Drew Storen to lock down leads in the late innings.Read full article >>
MetsBlog Jul 30, 2015

In case you missed it: Trade news and rumors from around the N.L. East

The Nationals acquired Jonathan Papelbon from the Phillies for RHP Nick Pivetta and $4.5 million. As part of the deal, Papelbon was told he’d be the closer for Washington, with Drew Storen becoming his setup man. The Phillies finally agreed …
Washington Post Jul 30, 2015

DC Sports Bog: F.P. Santangelo defends Jonathan Papelbon against his haters

If you’ve already made up your mind about job-stealing, number-demanding Nationals pitcher Jonathan Papelbon, there’s probably not much the former Red Sox and Phillies closer can do or say to change that.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Jul 30, 2015

Papelbon aiming for saves record, hopes to co-exist with Storen

New Nats closer Jonathan Papelbon addressed several subjects on Wednesday, including why he waived his no-trade clause and what his presence now means for Drew Storen.
Washington Post Jul 30, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Nats fans weren’t happy Jonathan Papelbon took Doug Fister’s number

Jonathan Papelbon joined the Nationals in Miami on Wednesday after the former Phillies closer was acquired in a trade for minor league pitcher Nick Pivetta.Before Washington’s 7-2 win, the team announced that Papelbon would wear No. 58, the same number he’s worn for every game of his MLB career. Doug Fister, who previously wore No. 58, would switch to No. 33.Read full article >>

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