|Nov. 5 11:35 AM PT12:35 PM MT1:35 PM CT2:35 PM ET14:35 ET18:35 GMT2:35 11:35 AM MST1:35 PM EST2:05 PM VEN22:35 UAE12:35 PM CT-The Blue Jays have exercised Grilli's $3 million option for the 2017 season.
Analysis: Grilli, who turns 40 on Friday, was a key member of the bullpen during Toronto's run to the 2016 ALCS. Acquired from Atlanta on May 31, the right-hander went 6-4 with a 3.64 ERA and two saves in 46 regular-season appearances and added 4 2/3 scoreless innings in the playoffs. He'll likely return to a set-up role in front of young closer Roberto Osuna.
|Aug. 14 4:35 PM PT5:35 PM MT6:35 PM CT7:35 PM ET19:35 ET23:35 GMT7:35 4:35 PM MST6:35 PM EST7:05 PM VEN3:35 UAE (+1)6:35 PM CT-Grilli worked another scoreless inning Sunday in Toronto's 9-2 win over Houston.
Analysis: Grilli has been a nice piece in the Blue Jays' bullpen, posting a 0.75 ERA over his last 12 appearances. He's allowed three hits, walked two and struck out 14 in that span.
|May 31 4:06 PM PT5:06 PM MT6:06 PM CT7:06 PM ET19:06 ET23:06 GMT7:06 4:06 PM MST6:06 PM EST6:36 PM VEN3:06 UAE (+1)6:06 PM CT-Grilli has been acquired by the Toronto Blue Jays from the Atlanta Braves for a pitching prospect.
Analysis: The 39-year-old right-hander is 1-2 with a 5.29 ERA and two saves in his comeback from a career-threatening injury. Grilli's 2015 season ended when tore his left Achilles tendon on July 11. He had 24 saves and a 2.94 ERA in 36 games before the injury.