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Papelbon's Expense Report

Sunday, June 24, 2012 11:56 PM

Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon on Saturday wrote a $5,000.00 check made out to teammate Jim Thome after the veteran slugger crushed a walk-off homer that bailed him out of a blown save. The story is generating national headlines, so we decided to research Pap's expenses further. Here's a detailed report of our findings.

$5,000: Walk-off home run to pick me up. Make out to Jim Thome

$8,000: Player making a great defensive play to get out of an inning

$10,000: For Chooch being Chooch

$50,000: For myself to complete the save in a Cliff Lee game

$100,000: For a fan who reveals my expense report on the MLB Fan Cave blog

$250,000: For Juan Pierre to hit another home run this week

$1M: For a concert with Justin Bieber

$100M: For a concert with Bieber and Lady Gaga

$200M: For a concert with Bieber, Gaga and Prince

$1B: For a concert with Bieber, Gaga, Prince and Charlie Manuel

*This will all go to charity with the exception of line item 5

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