Jonathan Papelbon News Archive


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Aug 13
Papelbon was officially released by the Nationals on Saturday, the Washington Post's Chelsea Janes reports.
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Sat, Aug 13
Aug 13
Papelbon is expected to be granted his release from the Nationals, the Washington Post's Chelsea Janes reports.
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Sat, Aug 13
Jul 30
Papelbon is out as the Nationals' closer with the team acquiring Mark Melancon from Pittsburgh on Saturday, Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports.
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Sat, Jul 30
Jul 30
Manager Dusty Baker would not commit to Papelbon remaining the closer when asked about Papelbon's status Saturday, Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post reports.
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Sat, Jul 30
Jul 29
Papelbon was yanked with one out in the ninth inning Thursday against the Giants after allowing a hit and a walk. He was ultimately charged with a run.
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Thu, Jul 28
Jul 27
Nationals manager Dusty Baker suggested after Tuesday's loss to the Indians that the team could potentially explore a change at closer, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports. "It's too soon after [the game to make a decision on a closer]," Baker said about 15 minutes after the loss. "I mean, that's [Papelbon's] job. That's what he's getting paid for. I don't know. We just have to go back to the drawing board. It's too early to say after the game."
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Wed, Jul 27