Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that before acquiring Francisco Rodriguez from the Brewers, the Tigers discussed Jonathan Papelbon and Drew Storen with the Nationals.
Nationals suspended RHP Jonathan Papelbon four games without pay for "unacceptable behavior."
Jonathan Papelbon has dropped the appeal of his three-game suspension and will begin serving it immediately.
Jonathan Papelbon admitted that he was "in the wrong" after his scuffle with teammate Bryce Harper in the dugout during Sunday's loss to the Braves.
Jonathan Papelbon forked over five runs (two earned) in the ninth inning, taking a loss against the Phillies on Sunday.
Major League Baseball has suspended Jonathan Papelbon three games for hitting Manny Machado intentionally with a pitch.
Jonathan Papelbon was ejected Wednesday after hitting Manny Machado with a pitch.
Jonathan Papelbon earned his 24th save of the season Saturday in the Nationals' win over the Marlins.
Jonathan Papelbon, back in Philadelphia for the first time since being traded, blew Monday's save but the Nationals still beat the Phillies in 11 innings.
Jonathan Papelbon escaped by the skin of his teeth with his 19th save in Tuesday's 5-4 win against the Diamondbacks.
Jonathan Papelbon tossed a scoreless ninth in Thursday afternoon's 1-0 win over the Marlins, locking down his first save since being traded from the Phillies on June 28.
Nationals acquired RHP Jonathan Papelbon and cash considerations from the Phillies in exchange for RHP Nick Pivetta.
According to FOX Sports' Jon Morosi, a trade sending Jonathan Papelbon to the Nationals has been "agreed upon."
Jim Bowden of ESPN reports that the Nationals are "at the finish line" on a trade for Jonathan Papelbon.