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+ Free Agent Status: FA


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Biography Data
Positions: P-750
Proper Name: Jonathan Robert Papelbon
Born: November 23, 1980 (37.000) Happy Birthday!
Place Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 220 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Bishop Kenny (Jacksonville,FL)
College: Mississippi State University
Drafted: 2003 -- 4th round (114th overall) by Boston Red Sox (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:July 31,2005 (24.250)
Service Time:11.024 (2016)
TBC Player ID:37701
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2016-08-13 - Released by Nationals More
Prospect Ranks:[2006]MLB #37 BOS #3 [2005]MLB #91 BOS #3
Organizations:BOS, PHI, WAS
Signed by:Joe Mason
Relationship(s):Brother of Jeremy Papelbon, Brother of Josh Papelbon

Pitch Repertoire Fastball (53.01%) -- Splitter (18.44%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (16.38%) -- Slider (12.15%) -- Cutter (0.01%)
Fastball Velocity: [2016] - 90.92 - [2015] - 91.4 - [2014] - 91.21 - [2013] - 92.02 - [2012] - 93.8 - [2011] - 94.93 - [2010] - 94.85


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2016MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2016-08-13CLFAMLBReleased by Nationals---
    2016-07-05Washington NationalsCLActive-MLBWashington NationalsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2016-06-15Washington NationalsCLDL-15Washington NationalsMLBDL-15 Right intercostal strain40man
    2015
    2015-09-28Washington NationalsCLActive-MLBWashington NationalsMLBSuspended 4 games by Nationals for scuffle with Bryce Harper40man
    2015-09-26Washington NationalsRPActive-MLBWashington NationalsMLBSuspended 3 games for throwing at Manny Machado40man
    2015-07-29Washington NationalsRPActive-MLBWashington NationalsMLBTraded from Phillies to Nationals for Nick Pivetta40man
    2014
    2014-09-22Philadelphia PhilliesRPActive-MLBPhiladelphia PhilliesMLBReinstated from suspension40man
    2014-09-15Philadelphia PhilliesRPZPhiladelphia PhilliesMLBSuspended 7 games for lewd gesture40man
    2012
    2012-05-07Philadelphia PhilliesRPActive-MLBPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Phillies
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Red Sox (1-year)
    Signed by Red Sox (1-year)
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Boston Red Sox in 4th round (114th overall) of 2003 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Oakland Athletics in 40th round (1208th overall) of 2002 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2016Washington Nationals$ 11,000,00098589$ 507,500$ 3,498,245
    2015Washington Nationals$ 13,000,00071692$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2015Philadelphia Phillies$ 13,000,00071392$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2014Philadelphia Phillies$ 13,000,00069692$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013Philadelphia Phillies$ 13,000,00057794$ 490,000$ 3,021,531
    2012Philadelphia Phillies$ 11,000,05868693$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Boston Red Sox$ 12,000,00059794$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Boston Red Sox$ 9,350,00087791$ 400,000$ 2,812,412
    2009Boston Red Sox$ 6,250,0001431182$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Boston Red Sox$ 775,0004562350$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Boston Red Sox$ 425,5005282635$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006Boston Red Sox$ 335,4006592918$ 327,000$ 2,365,072
    2005Boston Red Sox$ 300,000794510$ 300,000$ 2,189,055

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