Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:09:24 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies RP Jonathan Papelbon picked up a save Friday, Sept. 26, against the Atlanta Braves, his first appearance since he made a lewd gesture as he left the field Sept. 14, leading to a seven-game suspension. He had 39 saves in 43 chances this season.
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:18:44 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies RP Jonathan Papelbon is returning from his suspension Tuesday, Sept. 23, and manager Ryne Sandberg said he remains the team's closer.
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:45:46 -0700
The Philadelphia Phillies have had little luck trying to deal CL Jonathan Papelbon this season. His $13 million salary is partially at fault, according to sources, but another team (the Detroit Tigers) passed on him due to fears of how he would fit in the clubhouse.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:14:05 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies CL Jonathan Papelbon was suspended for seven games and fined for making a lewd gesture to fans during a game Sunday, Sept. 14.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:58:46 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies CL Jonathan Papelbon did not take part in the team's stretch Monday, Sept. 15, and was seen talking to his agents on the phone. Papelbon was ejected from the game Sunday, Sept. 14, for making a lewd gesture to fans.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:18:21 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies RP Jonathan Papelbon made a lewd gesture to fans at home and was ejected from the game in the ninth inning after allowing four runs in a loss to the Miami Marlins Sunday, Sept. 14. Papelbon grabbed his crotch as he walked to the dugout and then jogged out of the dugout and confronted umpire Joe West after being ejected. He threw a cup of liquid on the field before leaving.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:30:50 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels, RP Jake Diekman, RP Ken Giles and RP Jonathan Papelbon combined to throw a no-hitter against the Atlanta Braves Monday, Sept. 1.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:12:46 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies RP Jonathan Papelbon nailed down his 32nd save in 34 attempts in the game Monday, Aug. 25, against the Washington Nationals. It was also his 318th career save, tying him with former New York Mets and Minnesota Twins RP Rick Aguilera for 18th on the all-time saves list.
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:37:35 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies RP Jonathan Papelbon has cleared waivers, but he has limited no-trade protection. Papelbon has said that his limited no-trade clause would likely be an obstacle if the Phils tried to trade him.
Fantasy Tip: It's totally fine to continue to speculate on Ken Giles if you're in need of saves.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 00:02:40 -0700
The Philadelphia Phillies placed RP Antonio Bastardo, SP A.J. Burnett, SP Roberto Hernandez, 1B Ryan Howard and SP Kyle Kendrick on revocable waivers over the weekend. Teams can pull back players if claimed on revocable waivers and players can be dealt without penalty if they pass through waivers. No information was available on whether any of these players were claimed. Players put on waivers Monday, Aug. 4, included OF Marlon Byrd, CL Jonathan Papelbon, SS Jimmy Rollins, 2B Chase Utley, SP Cole Hamels, and C Carlos Ruiz. Waivers last 48 hours.