Anyway, Jonathan Papelbon is still a huge dick. He blew Cole Hamels’ pitchers’ duel gem just minutes before his teammates blew their load in their pants, and, after the game, stood by his comments about not coming here for this. We’re getting real meta here, folks: [CSN Philly]
“I think they speak for themselves,” Papelbon said, offering no mea culpa. “Whether I blow a game or whether I save a game, whatever is happening within the organization, I feel like I’m honest and forthcoming and I’m the same way after games like tonight.
“I feel like that’s the best way to go about a day’s work is to just be honest with yourself and be honest with the position you’re in and not try to sugarcoat anything or trying to see something for what it’s not. That’s the way I’ve always been. I go by facts and I stand by what I say. I don’t feel like I said anything that wasn’t true.”
Somewhere, we don’t know where, there is a mirror, just waiting for Jonathan Papelbon to look into it.
After initially being outraged at his $50,000,058 contract, I grew to like Paps last year. He handled himself professionally both on and off the mound. But damn, in the last two months he’s managed to turn into a huge dick.
Video after the jump.