From the department of you can’t make this shit up, here’s audio obtained by CB of Jonathan Papelbon farting on-at-around-in the general vicinity of reporters today. Our tipster tells us that Papelbon, who was irked by questions about his velocity, lifted his leg and fired in the general direction of Derrick Gunn.
Multiple sources have confirmed the flatulence. You can hear it at the 23-second mark:
It even registered a small, yet visible spike in GarageBand:
Our tipster also passes along this nugget– that Cliff Lee belched at reporters last night as he walked toward the media scrum. He told them he had just eaten some fish.
Reporters weren’t too happy with either event.
Fun times in the Phillies’ clubhouse.