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Jonathan Papelbon picked up his 26th save after throwing a scoreless ninth innings against the Nationals on Friday. He allowed two hits and struck out two.
This was Papelbon's 26th save in twenty-nine tries. Paplebon is an elite closer, throwing for a 1.79 ERA and 0.86 WHIP this season, while striking out forty in 45.1 innings pitched.ANALYST:
The 76ers have waived JaVale McGee.
McGee, oddly enough, came out and said he wanted to be a "mentor" to the young players on the Sixers after arriving at the trade deadline. Just a few weeks late, McGee will be packing his bags, hoping he picks up with a contender. The seven-footer reportedly will not have to give back any money in a buyout, and is owed the remainder of his $11.2 million contract, along with $12 million next year. Analysis: Spencer Silva