Tue, 15 Apr 2014 05:40:33 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies CL Jonathan Papelbon was unavailable for a save chance Monday, April 14, after appearing three consecutive days. RP Jake Diekman filled in for the save chance and allowed four runs in the loss.
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:19:57 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies RPs Jonathan Papelbon and B.J. Rosenberg are unavailable to pitch Monday, April 14.
Fantasy Tip: If a save situation arises, expect the nod to go to Antonio Bastardo, assuming he's available.
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 06:11:05 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies CL Jonathan Papelbon allowed three runs on four hits in one-third of an inning to blow his first save Wednesday, April 2.
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:55:07 -0800
Philadelphia Phillies RP Jonathan Papelbon (hip) said a hip injury may have been part of the reason for his disappointing 2013 season. "I had a little hip issue that I didn't really talk about last year a whole lot. I'm not one to come out and make excuses as why velo (velocity) is down or why we're not doing good, or anything like that."
Sun, 22 Dec 2013 12:24:58 -0800
One of the reasons why the Philadelphia Phillies may have difficulty trading CL Jonathan Papelbon is because of decreased velocity. When he pitched for Boston, he regularly reached 95-96 mph but it dropped to 91-92 mph (and sometimes less) last season.
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 17:14:28 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles have talked to the Philadelphia Phillies about trading for RP Jonathan Papelbon, but the Orioles would have to eat a large chunk of his contract.
Sun, 15 Dec 2013 02:01:40 -0800
The Philadelphia Phillies are thought to be at their payroll limit of $165-170 million, depending on whether or not players are dealt away. As a result, the Phillies may look to unload players like CL Jonathan Papelbon or trade away players for every player acquired. The payroll as of now is $162 million, but arbitration raises have not been factored in.
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 06:08:07 -0800
The Philadelphia Phillies are extremely motivated to trade CL Jonathan Papelbon.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 00:03:34 -0800
A source for another club said the Philadelphia Phillies have explored trading OF Domonic Brown and CL Jonathan Papelbon in a package. The money would then be used to pursue starting pitching.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:35:35 -0800
The Philadelphia Phillies have RP Jonathan Papelbon on the trade block. He's due $13 million next season, $13 million in 2015 and has a $13 million vesting option for the 2016 season.