Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports a Jonathan Papelbon deal to the Brewers is "on life support, at best."
ESPN's Jayson Stark reports that the "last remaining obstacle" to a trade sending Jonathan Papelbon to the Brewers is deciding how much money from the reliever's $13 million 2016 option the Phillies would pick up.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that, in order to waive his no-trade clause, Jonathan Papelbon would likely require a team on his no-trade list to guarantee his $13 million option for 2016.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that, in addition to the Brewers, the Blue Jays have also inquired on Jonathan Papelbon.
According to Yahoo! Sports' Jeff Passan, the Brewers and Phillies are having serious talks about Jonathan Papelbon.
Jonathan Papelbon worked around a one-out double to save his 39th game of the season in Friday's win against the Braves.
Jonathan Papelbon closed the book on the Marlins in the ninth inning of Wednesday's victory, earning his 38th save of the season.
Jonathan Papelbon has been activated from suspension.
Jonathan Papelbon has been suspended seven games by Major League Baseball for his actions following Sunday's appearance.
Jonathan Papelbon had a major meltdown in the ninth inning Sunday, allowing four runs for a blown save and taking the loss against the Marlins.
Jonathan Papelbon worked around a lead-off single in the ninth inning to wrap up his 36th save of the season in a win against the Pirates on Tuesday.
Jonathan Papelbon earned his 33rd save of the season with a 1-2-3 ninth inning as the Phillies topped the Nationals on Tuesday.
Jonathan Papelbon, making only his second appearance in the last nine days, worked around a one-out single in the ninth to pick up his 29th save as the Phillies defeated the Mariners on Monday.
Jonathan Papelbon enjoyed a perfect ninth inning to pick up save number 27 in Thursday's win over the Astros.