Jonathan Papelbon will have a new intro song when he first takes the mound as Phillies closer at Citizens Bank Park.

"I'm Shipping up to Boston" by Dropkick Murphys is gone, replaced by …

Papelbon wouldn't say. He hinted that it would be something of the heavy metal genre. But we'll just have to wait and see until that bullpen door swings open in the ninth inning, possibly as early as the April 9 home opener.

"I think this year, more than any other year, I've been more excited to get into the clubhouse than any spring training," Papelbon said Saturday, on the eve of the first workout for Phillies' pitchers and catchers.