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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Articles tagged: Jonathan Papelbon

Bryce Harper called Jonathan Papelbon to smooth things out

A microcosm for the Washington Nationals’ season and Jonathan Papelbon’s career occurred in late September when the fiery closer went after teammate Bryce Harper and choked the youngster (video here). Somehow Papelbon amazingly was allowed to continue pitching in the game, and somehow the Nationals have kept him on their roster. Why the Nats have…Read More

Jonathan Papelbon bought $2.9 million home in DC on Sept. 14

Washington Nationals reliever Jonathan Papelbon recently purchased a rather expensive home in the D.C. area. Can you say bad timing? According to the Washington Business Journal, Papelbon and his wife Ashley closed on a $2.9 million home in Belle Haven on Sept. 14. The five-bedroom house was assessed at $1.5 million. Why might that be…Read More

Daniel Cormier: Jonathan Papelbon’s fighting skill is terrible (Video)

During Sunday’s game between the Nationals and Phillies, Bryce Harper and Jonathan Papelbon got into a physical altercation in the dugout. Papelbon was apparently not happy with Harper’s lack of hustle after flying out and let Harper know about it. Papelbon went after Harper, looking like he was going to strangle him. While the incident…Read More

Bryce Harper, Jonathan Papelbon fight in Nats’ dugout (Video)

Bryce Harper and Jonathan Papelbon got into a fight in the Nationals’ dugout on Sunday, almost metaphorically capturing the disappointment and frustration with the team’s season. Papelbon came into the game during the eighth inning after Washington blew a 4-2 lead to the Phillies and got the final out of the inning. He was in…Read More

Manny Machado calls Jonathan Papelbon a ‘coward’ after being hit

Manny Machado played the role of hero Wednesday night when he blasted a two-run homer in the seventh inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 4-3 lead — one they would not relinquish — over the Washington Nationals. Two innings later, Jonathan Papelbon made Machado pay the price. And Manny was steaming. Papelbon was ejected…Read More

Jonathan Papelbon again critical of Phillies

Rocky Balboa is a beloved figure in Philadelphia. Jonathan Papelbon most certainly is not. The vocal closer once again rankled his old teammates with comments he made on Monday prior to a series between the Nats and Phillies. The series marked Papelbon’s first time facing his old team since being traded to Washington in late…Read More

Jonathan Papelbon thinks he became ‘scapegoat’ for Phillies

Jonathan Papelbon is finally free of the miserable baseball situation in Philadelphia, years after he begged to be traded. Now he says his willingness to speak about the poor situation in Philly — coupled with being a big earner on a bad team — made him the scapegoat in the big city. Papelbon, who on…Read More

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