Jonathan Papelbon News Archive
Papelbon picked up his 30th save of the season, the 8th time in the last nine seasons he's had at least 30, by closing out the Mariners Wednesday pitching a scoreless ninth and striking out two.
Papelbon earned his 29th save of the season Monday against the Mariners as he allowed one hit and recorded one strikeout in one scoreless inning.
Papelbon retired all three batters he faced in the ninth inning of Thursday's 6-5 win over Houston to notch his 27th save of the season.
Papelbon has cleared revocable waivers, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.
Papelbon was placed on revocable waivers by the Phillies on Monday, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.
Papelbon picked up his 26th save with a scoreless ninth inning in a 2-1 win over Washington on Friday night.
Though he allowed two hits, Papelbon picked up his 25th save of the season Sunday. He also struck out one batter in the contest.
Papelbon said he won't be disappointed if he is still with the Phillies after the trade deadline, the team's official site reports. "I really, really like our situation down there in the bullpen," Papelbon said. "I really truly do. I like being a part of it. Just the circumstances are we're not in a playoff situation or a winning situation right now and, of course, if I had the opportunity to go to a playoff contending team that's all fine and dandy. But at the end of the day, if nothing happens, nothing happens. I don't have any control over that."
Papelbon took an ugly loss Wednesday versus the Giants, giving up three runs on a hit and two walks in the ninth inning.