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Jonathan Papelbon blows lead, gets ejected for crotch-grabbing at fans

That is one extremely bad inning.

Rich Schultz

Jonathan Papelbon took the mound in the 9th with the Phillies up 4-1 on the Marlins. Then he gave up 4 runs. Then Phillies fans booed him. Then he did this while leaving the field:

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(Again, this is in Philadelphia.)

And the umpires saw. And they weren't pleased. And Papelbon got ejected quite forcefully:

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So, that's a pretty bad day for a closer.