Pitching as punishment

Regarding the Harper-Papelbon fight on Sept 27 (http://espn.go.com/mlb/story/_/id/13755937/bryce-harper-jonathan-papelbon-scuffle-washington-nationals-dugout), why did manager Matt Williams leave Papelbon in so long in the 9th inning while he was getting rocked?  I bet it was (1) punishment (“If you are so smart, you show us how to save a game via pitching”) and (2) contracts – marginal increase in Papelbon’s ERA should cost him $1-$2K in the next contract negotiations.

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