Jonathan Papelbon Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Phillies Closer

PITTSBURGH, PA - JULY 02:  Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts after closing out the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on July 2, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The Phillies defeated the Pirates 3-1.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
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Tim DanielsFeatured ColumnistJuly 12, 2013

Jonathan Papelbon is enjoying another productive season out of the Philadelphia Phillies bullpen. As one of the league's best closers over the past eight seasons, he's the type of pitcher that every manager wants to stabilize the game in late-inning situations.

 

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