|Sep. 24 3:23 PM PT4:23 PM MT5:23 PM CT6:23 PM ET18:23 ET22:23 GMT6:23 CST3:23 PM MST5:23 PM EST5:53 PM VEN2:23 UAE (+1)5:23 PM CT-Grilli escaped with his 32nd save in 34 chances in Monday's 2-1 win over the Cubs that helped clinch the franchise's first playoff berth in 21 years.
Analysis: Grilli appears to have regained the closer role in Pittsburgh. He's converted saves in his last two appearances for the Bucs.
|July 23 8:14 AM PT9:14 AM MT10:14 AM CT11:14 AM ET11:14 ET15:14 GMT23:14 CST8:14 AM MST10:14 AM EST10:44 AM VEN19:14 UAE10:14 AM CT-The Pittsburgh Pirates activated Jason Grilli from the disabled list Tuesday, and the All-Star knows he has some work to do before reclaiming his spot as the team's closer.
Analysis: The 36-year-old right-hander had been on the DL since straining the right flexor tendon in his pitching arm during a 6-5 victory over Washington on July 22. He had been on a rehab assignment in the minors before being recalled Tuesday.
|Apr. 22 3:48 PM PT4:48 PM MT5:48 PM CT6:48 PM ET18:48 ET22:48 GMT6:48 CST3:48 PM MST5:48 PM EST6:18 PM VEN2:48 UAE (+1)5:48 PM CT-Grilli picked up his seventh save in a 4-2 win over Atlanta on Sunday.
Analysis: Grilli is 7 for 7 in his save opportunities and hasn't allowed a run in eight innings. Opposing batters are hitting just .111 against him.