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Audio: Jonathan Papelbon Doesn’t Pay Any Attention to Trade Rumors Because Reading Is Hard

Jul 2, 2013, 3:48 PM EDT

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When Jonathan Papelbon opens his mouth, often amazing things come out of it.

We bloggers are thankful for that.

Today, Paps was a guest on MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM and had a gem when asked if he pays attention to his name popping up in trade rumors:

“Man, I don’t read… I can barely read, so…

Phillies fans are not shocked by this revelation.

Then he rambles on about something or other:

“I was trying to get a psychology degree at Mississippi State so… I’m not a big.. you know, I don’t know… I don’t really pay attention to it. To be totally honest with you, I don’t have the time.

Man, I would love to watch Jonathan Papelbon, Psychologist at work.

He also thinks Yasiel Puig getting consideration for a spot on the All-Star Game after his torrid MLB debut is “a joke,” calling it an insult to guys who have been in the Big Leagues for years.

Previously: Papelbon says something about Barack Obama and guns

Listen to Papelbon below:

  1. Brian - Jul 2, 2013 at 3:54 PM

    Rubes, please get [i]something[/i] for this ignorant hick. I’m sick of hearing him try to speak…

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    • Napmaster - Jul 3, 2013 at 12:12 PM

      Wish he was here in Boston, never should have let him go

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  2. Laura Swartz - Jul 2, 2013 at 8:45 PM

    “Tell me about your childhood… actually, to be totally honest with you, I don’t have the time. Just feel happier, ok?”

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  3. frothy - Jul 3, 2013 at 11:08 AM

    He’s right, it would be a joke. One month is two months fewer than most players. This isn’t the Pro Bowl. This shit means something.

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