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The current Papelbon header on

Dec 11, 2013, 3:26 PM EDT

source:  … currently reads “Please Take Papelbon” and includes this nugget from Jim Salisbury who is down working the Winter Meetings in Florida:

The club also continues to look to move closer Jonathan Papelbon.

“They’re selling the [crap] out of him,” a representative from one club said.

You may have heard rumblings that there are people in the organization who are not huge fans of Papelbon’s demeanor in the clubhouse. We’ve also heard these rumblings but have no legit sources to back it up at this point.

But still, “selling the [crap] out of him” is pretty strong. They’d even eat some money to be rid of him, Sully reports. So, it’s safe to say the Phils have soured on him.

Previously: Papelbon’s amazing Christmas sweater


  1. Hiccup - Dec 12, 2013 at 1:47 PM

    I happen to like the sweater.


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