Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Jonathan Papelbon Traded to the Washington Nationals

Hi everybody,

Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon was traded to the Washington Nationals last night for Double A right-handed pitcher Nick Pivetta.  The Phils also agreed to pay the remainder of Papelbon's 2015 salary of around $4.5 million.

Papelbon ends his Phillies career as the All-Time Saves Leader with 123 saves.  He also had a 14-11 win-loss record with a 2.31 ERA in 234 appearances.  Paps also made the National League All-Star team in 2012 and 2015.

I wish Papelbon the best of luck with the Nationals.

Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

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