Jonathan Papelbon's Whirlwind Year Premium Story

Jonathan Papelbon
Jonathan Papelbon
By Shawn Krest
Freelance Writer
Date: Aug 14, 2006

Life as a rookie isn't supposed to be like this. First-year big leaguers are expected to carry bags, not playoff contenders. They should sit the bench, not anchor the bullpen. However, Jonathan Papelbon is standing the standard rookie experience on his head, just as he's done to frustrated American League batters all season long.

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