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Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona hands Red Sox relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon the ball in the 8th inning. The Boston Red Sox play the LA Angels in Game 3 of the ALDS.
(Barry Chin / Boston Globe Staff)

Jon One-Pitch, One-Year-at-a-Time, Papelbon Gets a Raise ...
$137,500 Per Inning If He Gives Us Another 68 Next Season

Papelbon Signs, Avoids Arbitration
Imagine the Raise He Would Have Received If He Had Actually Saved Game 3
Mazz: Hardly a Closed Case for Papelbon
And the Table is Set for Daniel Bard in 2011

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Boston Herald:

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