Tag: Jason Grilli

2014 Recaps: Pirates Showed You Don’t Have to Spend Big to...

For the past few years, the Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired a lot of bounce back candidates in their bullpen, with a lot of those...

First Pitch: A Look at Everything Going Wrong For the Pirates...

If there's one thing Neal Huntington has been consistently good at, it has been building a bullpen and finding a lot of quality relievers....

Pirates Trade Jason Grilli to Angels For Ernesto Frieri

The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded reliever Jason Grilli to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for reliever Ernesto Frieri. Frieri is a a 28-year-old righty...

Jason Grilli Removed From Closer Role

The Pittsburgh Pirates have removed Jason Grilli from the closer's role, Clint Hurdle announced to the media this afternoon. Grilli will be replaced by...

First Pitch: It’s Time For the Pirates to Make a Switch...

Earlier today, Max Fogle wrote about the struggles that Jason Grilli has been having this year, breaking down some of the key problems that...

Breaking Down Jason Grilli’s Struggles

The poor recent outings from Jason Grilli have only highlighted his shaky performance in 2014.  The Pirates closer hasn't been good by either traditional...

Jason Grilli Activated From DL, Tony Sanchez Optioned to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated closer Jason Grilli from the disabled list and catcher Tony Sanchez has been optioned to Indianapolis. This move was...

First Pitch: It’s Hard For the Pirates to Win When These...

We're almost a month into the 2014 season, and the Pittsburgh Pirates are off to a rough start. They're 10-16, the offense has been...

Russell Martin and Jason Grilli to the DL; Tony Sanchez and...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed Jason Grilli and Russell Martin on the disabled list, and have recalled Tony Sanchez and Jared Hughes. The team...

Jason Grilli Placed on the Disabled List

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed right-handed pitcher Jason Grilli on the 15-day disabled list, retro to April 21st, with a left oblique strain. Jared...

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Site Updates: The Status of Pirates Prospects Being Under Construction

Pirates Prospects has been free for a few weeks now. That will be changing soon. A few months ago, I gave an update about how...