Jonathan Papelbon News Archive
Papelbon said that if he can control it, he will block a trade to a team that does not plan to use him as a closer, CSN Philly reports.
Papelbon's status for Thursday is uncertain, as he has pitched each of the last three days.
Papelbon said he would welcome a trade to a contending team, the Phillies' official site reports.
Papelbon threw a perfect ninth for his 22nd save of the year Wednesday versus the Brewers.
Papelbon pitched a perfect ninth inning Tuesday to secure his 21st save of the year in the Phillies' 9-7 win over the Brewers.