Friday, October 10th — Jonathan Papelbon

October 11, 2008

Today I Learned…

…that Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon has thrown more scoreless postseason innings to begin a career than any other pitcher in history.  The scoreless ninth he pitched last night in Boston’s ALCS Game 1 win over Tampa Bay got him to 20 2/3 innings, passing Joe Niekro’s 20.

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2 Responses to “Friday, October 10th — Jonathan Papelbon”

  1. Eric Says:

    …and also holds the record to fastest baseball player in history to achieve full douchebag status.

  2. Eric Says:

    “for” not “to”…but you get the point. Rays.


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