Steve Phillips: 'I Would Papelbon Papelbon'Former Mets GM Steve Phillips says the Nationals should bring Aroldis Chapman in to replace Jonathan Papelbon.
Carlos Peña: Papelbon Not Great, But Good EnoughThe Nationals would love to upgrade at closer, but the juice might not be worth the squeeze.
Chris Rose: Nats Fans Need to Get Over the Papelbon ThingMLB Network's Chris Rose offers a reasonable alternative to many Nats fans' approach to Jonathan Papelbon.
Jonathan Papelbon to 15-Day Disabled List; Matt Belisle reinstatedNationals closer Jonathan Papelbon heads to disabled list with intercostal strain; RHP Matt Belisle reinstated.
Werth's 'D.C. Strangler' Moment: Best in Recent D.C. Sports Post-Game History?Is Jayson Werth jokingly referring to Jonathan Papelbon as 'The D.C. Strangler' the best post-game moment in recent D.C. sports history?
Werth Hits Walk-off, Calls Papelbon 'The D.C. Strangler'Remember the altercation between Jonathan Papelbon and Bryce Harper that ended their 2015 seasons? It's officially funny for Jayson Werth.
Nationals Happy with Jonathan Papelbon as CloserNationals haven't touched base with Yankees about trading for Aroldis Chapman or Andrew Miller, Nats GM says.
Stern to Nats: 'Go Call the Yankees for Andrew Miller'Casey Stern thinks the Nationals need to bring a top-end closer aboard to complement or supplant Jonathan Papelbon.
Nats Reportedly Looking to Upgrade at CloserThe Nationals are reportedly looking into trading for a closer to replace Jonathan Papelbon.
Papelbon's Struggles Remain a Concern for NatsJonathan Papelbon is still racking up saves, but they haven't exactly been smooth sailing.
No, Papelbon Does Not Remind Mike Rizzo of SorianoNats GM rejects the notion that Papelbon's 2 blown saves are a sign of regression.
April 20: The Day Johnny Jonathan Was BornThe Nationals closer has a new nickname.