Jonathan Papelbon Is Now "Johnny Jonathan"

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Nationals reliever Jonathan Papelbon has acquired a new nickname: Johnny Jonathan. MASN reporter Dan Kolko unintentionally created the moniker by making a smooth transition from the studio to the field.

As Kolko thanked sportscaster Johnny Holliday and started his interview, a playful Papelbon asked him if he had just called him “Johnny Jonathan.” The video:

Thank you, Dan Kolko, for not taking a longer pause between your sentences, and blessing the world with Johnny Jonathan.