Jonathan Papelbon

John Farrell
John Tomase
August 21, 2016 - 9:03 am
DETROIT -- Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez remains day-to-day with a sore left hamstring, and manager John Farrell hopes he's able to avoid the disabled list. Speaking before Sunday's series finale in Detroit, Farrell said the team will progress cautiously with Rodriguez, who reported last-minute...
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Jonathan Papelbon
John Tomase
August 19, 2016 - 7:13 am
The Red Sox had all the pieces in order for a rousing victory on Thursday afternoon in Detroit, but as has so often been the case over the last month, the bullpen wouldn't let it happen. Entrusted with a 3-1 lead in the eighth inning, right-hander Junichi Tazawa once again imploded, opening manager...
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John Farrell
August 17, 2016 - 1:07 pm
Red Sox manager John Farrell, making his weekly appearance on the Dale & Holley with Thornton show Wednesday, discussed the possibility of adding Jonathan Papelbon and other team news. To hear the interview, go to the D&H audio on demand page . Farrell said he had no updates on Papelbon,...
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Mike Hazen
August 17, 2016 - 10:12 am
Red Sox general manager Mike Hazen joined the Ordway, Merloni & Fauria show Wednesday to give an update on free agent Jonathan Papelbon and address Eduardo Rodriguez's injury situation. To hear the interview, visit the OM&F audio on demand page . Papelbon, who was a dominant closer during...
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Jonathan Papelbon
John Tomase
August 16, 2016 - 6:15 am
According to a source with knowledge of his thinking, former Red Sox reliever Jonathan Papelbon will make a decision on where to play in the next 24 hours and is drawing "strong interest" from across the league, colleague Rob Bradford reports. It should come as no surprise that multiple teams are...
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Jonathan Papelbon
John Tomase
August 13, 2016 - 11:28 am
Bring back Pap? The Nationals on Saturday afternoon released former Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon, making him a free agent. Papelbon, 35, is 2-4 with a 4.37 ERA. He recently lost his job as National closer following the acquisition of another former Red Sox hurler, All-Star Mark Melancon, and...
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July 29, 2016 - 4:30 am
Welcome to Friday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Red Sox at Angels, 10:05 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM) MLB: Mariners at Cubs, 2 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Royals at Rangers, 8 p.m...
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New Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel hopes to have the kind of run turned in by Jonathan Papelbon while in Boston. (Rob Foldy/Getty Images)
Rob Bradford
December 14, 2015 - 5:51 am
When it comes to living the life as a Red Sox closer, the following is perhaps the highest compliment Craig Kimbrel has received to date. "Me and Kimbrel are very similar in our styles. He's a younger version of me." Those were the words uttered recently to WEEI.com by one Mr. Jonathan Papelbon ...
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Jonathan Papelbon
Rob Bradford
December 06, 2015 - 5:32 pm
NASHVILLE -- Jonathan Papelbon 's brief tenure with the Nationals hasn't exactly gone swimmingly. According to multiple major league sources, the former Red Sox closer has filed a grievance against Washington for failing to pay his salary during the team-imposed four-game suspension at the...
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September 29, 2015 - 4:08 am
Welcome to Tuesday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . TUESDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Red Sox at Yankees, 7:05 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM) MLB: Athletics at Angels, 10:05 p.m. (ESPN) WNBA playoffs: Fever at...
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