The Phillies are “selling the [crap] out of Jonathan Papelbon”

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Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reports on a big, big sales job:

The club also continues to look to move closer Jonathan Papelbon. “They’re selling the [crap] out of him,” a representative from one club said.

He’s owed $26 million over the next two seasons and, though the Phillies are reportedly willing to eat salary, no one is biting.