Papelbon a Pleasant Surprise Premium Story

Papelbon has two brothers pitching professionally
Papelbon has two brothers pitching professionally
By Steve Holley
InsideTheIvy.com
Date: Jul 20, 2006

Left-hander Jeremy Papelbon led the University of North Florida in ERA, innings pitched, strikeouts and average against in his final college season before being drafted in the 19th round by the Cubs last month. So how is it that the 23-year-old southpaw is deemed a surprise by Class Low A Boise manager Steve McFarland?

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