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Conflicting Reports on Whether Jason Grilli Has Signed

Conflicting Reports on Whether Jason Grilli Has Signed

Peter Gammons has the latest on the Jason Grilli watch.

http://twitter.com/pgammo/status/276694427152568320

It looks like the Pirates are in the final four, although I'd be surprised if they went to three years. It would be surprising if any team went to three years, considering Grilli's age. Then again, teams are handing out three year deals like candy on Halloween this off-season.

Grilli is represented by Gary Sheffield.

UPDATE 9:49 AM: Ken Rosenthal says that all of the above teams have made two year offers, and that Grilli will stay in Pittsburgh unless another team goes to three years.

http://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/276699602432978944

UPDATE 11:24 AM: Rosenthal with another update, saying the Giants are out.

http://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/2767236...

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