All posts tagged "Jason Grilli"

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Burnett Shows Two Sides; Velocity Returns for Grilli

    When the Pirates have had struggles or been battling through a losing streak, A.J. Burnett was the stopper for Pittsburgh. Burnett entered game action having won four straight decisions and 13 of his last 14. When the team needed a pick me up, the veteran right-hander was the stopper for the club....

  • Analysis
    Grilli Sees Recent Dip in Velocity, Qualls’ Experience Will Plug Him In Late

    Jason Grilli had an impressive first half of the season. So much in fact that there were even questions as to why the Pirates eighth inning man wasn't chosen to pitch in the National League All-Star game. Grilli posted just a 1.87 ERA over 35 appearances. He held the opposing batters to...

  • Analysis
    Jason Grilli Not Slowing Down After Reaching 300 Career Appearances

    Grilli has been the eighth inning guy for the Bucs this season. PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- When reliever Jason Grilli ran out from the bullpen and stepped on the mound at PNC Park on Wednesday afternoon on the Fourth of July, it was a significant milestone. Grilli isn't one to pay attention to...

  • Analysis
    Were the Pirates Snubbed on the All-Star Rosters?

    PITTSBURGH, PA -- Andrew McCutchen and Joel Hanrahan were both named to the National League All-Star team on Sunday for their second straight season. Both players have posted numbers worthy of the nominations. McCutchen entered game action on Monday as the only player in the Majors with at least 15 home runs,...

  • Analysis
    GIF: Jason Grilli is wired

    Jason Grilli records the final out of Sunday's win over the Royals. ... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the Pirates' system, with rates lower than $2.25 per month. If you're already a member, you can log in below. Login

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Hague’s First Major League Walkoff Comes In Odd Fashion

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Growing up playing baseball, kids always dream of their first walk off hit. For rookie Matt Hague, his was not quite the way he envisioned  it. “No. But I’ll take it,” Hague said with a smile. In the bottom of the ninth inning in a 2-2 tie, the first baseman...

  • Analysis
    Jason Grilli Has Been a Huge Asset to the Bullpen

    Grilli has been the eighth inning guy for the Bucs this season. PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Back from the bereavement list on Wednesday, Jason Grilli showed no signs of rust after making his first  appearance in relief in three days. Grilli struck out the New York Mets' heart of the lineup -- Kirk Nieuwenhuis, David Wright and...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Activate Grilli, Locke Back to AAA Rotation

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- As expected, the Pittsburgh Pirates activated right-hander Jason Grilli from the Bereavement list today, and optioned left-hander Jeff Locke to Triple-A Indianapolis. Grilli will be active for today's game from the bullpen against the New York Mets. Grilli has posted a 2.25 ERA over 17 appearances (16.0 innings) with...

  • Analysis
    The Power of the Pirates Bullpen

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- The Pittsburgh Pirates bullpen has already shown their resiliency this season. Twice this year the 'pen has been called upon to cover 8.0 innings. And they did so very efficiently. They've seen several guys come and go, but at the end of the day, the men in the bullpen have been solid...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Another Lefty Could Join the Bullpen

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. — When the Pittsburgh Pirates broke camp from spring training in Florida, skipper Clint Hurdle said he was going to go with the best seven arms in the bullpen, despite only one of them being a left-hander. Most Major League teams have the luxury of having two southpaws in the...

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