• Papelbon explains "lack of leadership" comments

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Feb 23, 2013
    "It was an all-around leadership void from A to Z," Papelbon said. Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon feels his team lacked leadership last season, and made it known to reporters on Friday. Injuries probably played the biggest role in any lack of leadership last season. Papelbon says he didn't say anything that's not accurate, especially considering the 2012 Phillies were coming off a 102-win season in 2011. Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon occasionally talks as his fictitious alter ego "Cinco Ocho." He told The Morning Call in Allentown, Pa., earlier this week that "since I've been here I haven't seen any leadership." "The big thing for me is when I first came over, we always had such good teams that there wasn't a real sense of urgency because they always felt like it was a matter of time before they took over the division," Halladay told The Morning Call on Wednesday.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Roy Halladay and Jonathan Papelbon voice concerns over Phillies lack of leadership

      Life in the National League East isn’t nearly as comfortable as it used to be for the Philadelphia Phillies. One look at last season’s standings would tell you as much, as they finished a disappointing third behind their 81-81 record and watched on as
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    • Papelbon says Phils lacked leadership in 2012

      Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon feels his team lacked leadership last season, and made it known to reporters on Friday.
      Source: ESPN.com

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