Entering last season, many Pittsburgh Pirates fans worried about whether Jason Grilli would be able to transition from setup guy to the closer’s spot.
Jason Grilli donned the trappings of a Dick’s employee recently and went undercover for a promotional video for Majestic Sports Wear.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates have recalled right-handed closer Jason Grilli from his rehab assignment with Double-A Altoona and reinstated him from the disabled list, the team announced today.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates announced that, after consulting both team physicians and Dr. James Andrews, closer Jason Grilli has a flexor strain in his right (pitching) arm.
With no official report out yet on the injured forearm of Jason Grilli, Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington joined the Starkey, Miller and Mueller Show to give us the latest information he has about a potential return for his teams closer.
Jason Grilli landed on the 15-day DL today with a right forearm strain suffered in last night’s 6-5 victory over the Nationals, and after the game he spoke with broadcaster Greg Brown. Brown joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller on The FAN to tell us what Grilli had to say about his injury.
WASHINGTON (93-7 THE FAN/AP) — The Pirates gained ground on the idle Cardinals in the NL Central with a 6-5 win at Nationals Park Monday night, but they appear to have lost All-Star closer Jason Grilli indefinitely in the process.
PITTSBURGH (AP) The Boston Red Sox are pursuing another burly right-hander to shore up their bullpen. A person familiar with the talks said the Red Sox and Pirates are close to completing a trade that would send All-Star closer Joel Hanrahan to Boston for a handful of prospects.