Jonathan Papelbon 58 | Pitcher

Philadelphia Phillies

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Fri. Sep 26, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Papelbon logged his 39th save with a scoreless ninth inning against Atlanta on Friday night. Impact: He allowed one hit and struck out one. Papelbon (39 saves, 2.04 ERA) just returned from a seven-game suspension earlier in the week, and as expected, immediately stepped back into the closer's role. He has now converted both save chances since his reinstatement.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Sep 25, 2014
News: Papelbon closed in his first appearance since being suspended and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Wednesday night. Impact: Papelbon, who completed a seven-game suspension Sunday, earned his 38th save in 42 chances with a scoreless ninth. Major League Baseball penalized Papelbon because he made a lewd gesture and then bumped an umpire after blowing a save against the Marlins on Sept. 14. (STATS, 2:25pm)
Wed. Sep 24, 2014
News: Papelbon tossed a scoreless ninth inning to earn his 38th save of the season Wednesday against the Marlins. Impact: Papelbon was reinstated from his seven-game suspension Tuesday and also resumed his role as Philadelphia's closer, pushing Ken Giles back to setup duties.(RotoWire, )
Tue. Sep 23, 2014
News: Papelbon has been reinstated from his suspension and will resume his role as the Phillies' closer, Ryan Lawrence of the Philadelphia Daily News reports. Impact: Papelbon served a seven-game ban for making a lewd gesture toward fans after blowing a save last Sunday. In 64.1 innings (64 appearances) this season, Papelbon has a 2.10 ERA with 37 saves and four blown saves.(RotoWire, )
Mon. Sep 15, 2014
News: Papelbon has been suspended seven games and fined by Major League Baseball for making a lewd gesture and then bumping an umpire. Papelbon was ejected by Joe West after the umpire thought Papelbon grabbed his crotch while walking off the field after blowing a save. Impact: Papelbon said in a statement Monday night that he would immediately begin serving the suspension given by the commissioner's office and that he was sorry for making contact with West on Sunday. But the right-hander says that he wasn't making a gesture toward fans as he walked off the field to boos in the ninth inning of Philadelphia's 5-4, home loss to the Miami Marlins. He apologized to Phillies fans in the statement.(STATS, 10:06pm)
Jonathan Papelbon
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 4"  Wt: 215  Age: 33
Bats: R  Throws: R
Born: 11/23/1980, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
College: Mississippi State
Debut: 2005
Salary: $13,000,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury