Rob Bradford of WEEI.com writes Wednesday that the "likelihood of Jonathan Papelbon joining the Red Sox, or really any other team, now seems non-existent."
Red Sox president Dave Dombrowski reiterated Wednesday morning that the team is still waiting on a decision from free agent Jonathan Papelbon.
Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports that a reunion between Jonathan Papelbon and the Red Sox looks unlikely.
Red Sox GM Mike Hazen said Wednesday that he's on a "wait and see" with Jonathan Papelbon.
Red Sox manager John Farrell said on MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM on Tuesday that they've talked about signing Jonathan Papelbon.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Tuesday that Jonathan Papelbon hasn't come up in his conversations with the front office.
Rob Bradford of WEEI.com reports that Jonathan Papelbon is likely to make a decision on where to sign in the next 24 hours.
Rob Bradford of WEEI.com reports that Jonathan Papelbon would welcome a return to the Red Sox.
Nationals released RHP Jonathan Papelbon.
According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, Jonathan Papelbon has requested his release from the Nationals.
Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reports that the Nationals are about to make a roster move involving embattled former closer Jonathan Papelbon.
Nationals manager Dusty Baker was non-committal on his closer after pulling Jonathan Papelbon in the middle of a save chance Thursday.
Nationals manager Dusty Baker suggested late Tuesday that he's considering a change at closer.
Jonathan Papelbon melted down in grand fashion Tuesday, allowing three runs without recording an out in a blown save against the Indians.