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  1. Blue Jays are on the hunt for veteran relievers

    Jan 29, 2015, 10:15 AM EST

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    Francisco Rodriguez? Rafael Soriano?

  2. Phillies still talking to the Brewers and Blue Jays about a Jonathan Papelbon trade

    Jan 27, 2015, 7:44 PM EST

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    Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Saturday that the Brewers’ negotiations for Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon were “definitely on life support, at best,” but it sounds like there has been some rekindling of that fire early this week.

  3. Brewers now interested in bringing back Francisco Rodriguez

    Jan 25, 2015, 7:10 PM EST

    Francisco Rodriguez AP

    With Jonathan Papelbon likely staying in Philadelphia, the Brewers are turning their attention back to Francisco Rodriguez.

  4. Proposed Jonathan Papelbon trade to Brewers is “on life support”

    Jan 24, 2015, 7:25 PM EST

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    A Jonathan Papelbon trade to the Brewers may not be happening after all.

  5. Phillies and Brewers moving closer to Jonathan Papelbon trade

    Jan 23, 2015, 10:49 AM EST

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    Papelbon is owed $13 million this season and will be owed $13 million for next season if he totals at least 48 games finished.

  6. The Brewers are trying to trade for Jonathan Papelbon

    Jan 23, 2015, 2:50 AM EST

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    Milwaukee might have found a way to spend Yovani Gallardo’s money.

  7. Chase Utley wants to go down with Phillies’ sinking ship

    Dec 19, 2014, 11:30 PM EST

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    Chase Utley plans to wear Phillies red until his contract runs out.

  8. What to watch for at the 2014 Winter Meetings

    Dec 8, 2014, 6:00 AM EST

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    HardballTalk is on the scene in San Diego for baseball’s annual free agent and trade bacchanalia.

  9. Yankees not ruling out bringing back David Robertson, but are ready to move on

    Dec 5, 2014, 7:10 PM EST

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    With Andrew Miller and Dellin Betances at the back of their bullpen, the Yankees are prepared to move on if David Robertson doesn’t reduce his sticker price.

  10. Wanna buy Jonathan Papelbon’s condo?

    Dec 2, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

    Papelbon Crotch

    Would you want to live in this man’s home?

  11. No one wants to trade for Jonathan Papelbon

    Nov 30, 2014, 11:10 PM EST

    Washington Nationals v Philadelphia Phillies

    Jonathan Papelbon has been among the best closers in the game but the Phillies are generating very little trade interest in the right-hander.

  12. Astros showing interest in David Robertson

    Nov 23, 2014, 11:10 PM EST

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    The Astros, in the market for a top-end closer, have spoken to the agent of David Robertson.

  13. Jason Grilli a potential option for the Yankees

    Nov 21, 2014, 9:45 PM EST

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    If the Yankees can’t bring back David Robertson, Jason Grilli could be one option the club could look at.

  14. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

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    Including writeups for the top 63, because we’re not always all about round numbers.

  15. Jonathan Papelbon’s appearance on “College Gameday” was as silly as you would expect

    Oct 11, 2014, 5:28 PM EST

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    Maroon suit with bow tie? Check. Cigar in mouth? Check. Carrying a bulldog? Check.

  16. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 25, 2014, 7:18 AM EST

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    The Dodgers clinch the NL West behind another outstanding performance from Clayton Kershaw.

  17. Jonathan Papelbon’s suspension is over

    Sep 23, 2014, 5:00 PM EST

    Papelbon Crotch

    And he’s the Phillies’ closer again

  18. Umpire Joe West suspended for one game for his part in the Jonathan Papelbon incident

    Sep 17, 2014, 12:51 PM EST

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    Jonathan Papelbon got seven games for the crotch-grab. Joe West gets one game for the Papelbon grab.

  19. Bud Selig likes what he sees when he sees the Mets

    Sep 16, 2014, 5:07 PM EST

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    And though he calls MLB a “social institution,” he’s content to punt to the courts when it suits his interests.

  20. Jonathan Papelbon’s suspension could possibly save the Phillies $13 million

    Sep 16, 2014, 8:55 AM EST

    Papelbon Crotch

    With this gesture, Jonathan Papelbon made triggering his 2016 option a tad tricker.

  21. MLB suspends Jonathan Papelbon seven games for incident during Sunday’s game

    Sep 15, 2014, 9:21 PM EST

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    Papelbon made a lewd gesture at fans and had a confrontation with umpire Joe West during Sunday’s game.

  22. Major League Baseball is looking into Jonathan Papelbon’s crotch-grab

    Sep 15, 2014, 11:50 AM EST

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    Not that anyone particularly wants to look at it.

  23. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 15, 2014, 6:11 AM EST

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    Against all odds, the Orioles are poised to clinch their first AL East title in seventeen years.

  24. Jonathan Papelbon blows save, gets ejected for making rude gesture at booing crowd

    Sep 14, 2014, 6:05 PM EST

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    Jonathan Papelbon blew a three-run lead in the ninth inning on Sunday and responded to fans’ booing with what appeared to be a rude gesture.

  25. Ben Revere hit another home run

    Sep 5, 2014, 11:50 PM EST

    Ben Revere

    Ben Revere had himself a ballgame. He hit his second career home run with two outs in the ninth to tie the ballgame, and maintained his batting average lead in the National League.

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