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  1. Benoit boosts 'penRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Toronto Blue Jays

    ... during Toronto's Toronto's bullpen has been a weakness throughout the season, but the arrival of setup man Jason Grilli in early June has helped settle things down. The hope is that Benoit will have a similar impact after a disappointing first half ...

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  2. Busy Blue Jays add Benoit in deal for StorenRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Toronto Blue Jays

    Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins completed his second trade in less than 24 hours on Tuesday night by acquiring right-hander Joaquin Benoit from the Mariners for fellow reliever Drew Storen . Seattle also will receive cash considerations as part of the deal.

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  3. Sanchez shines as Blue Jays top PadresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Stratford City Gazette

    ... allowed just three hits over seven innings. He also struck out seven batters, four of whom went down looking. Jason Grilli, Bo Schultz and Roberto Osuna, who picked up his 21st save, combined to close out the game. Josh Donaldson, Troy Tulowitzki, ...

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  4. Blue Jays return home in the swing of things, poised for another run as deadline approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Canada.com

    ... two-run, ninth-inning double to provide the decisive runs in a 5-3 win, that featured solid relief pitching by Jason Grilli, Brett Cecil and Roberto Osuna. In Phoenix, the Blue Jays found their groove against the Diamondbacks. Chase Field is a ...

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  5. Blue Jays starter Aaron Sanchez in fine form in making quick work of DiamondbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Canada.com

    ... outs in this game consisted of 12 ground balls, five strikeouts, three fly balls to the outfield and a pop-up. Jason Grilli pitched around a walk in the eighth inning and Roberto Osuna finished things off in a non-save situation in the ninth as the ...

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  6. OCC to host NYCBL All-Star Game on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Post-Standard

    ... in 69 games, before finishing off his career with an appearance in 1979 with the Toronto Blue Jays. His son, Jason Grilli , is a 14-year Major League veteran, was an All-Star for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2013, and is currently pitching out of the ...

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  7. Studious Pirates closer Melancon swims among MLB's bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Erie Times News

    You could say that Melancon, at least since he inherited the closer's gig from Jason Grilli on June 20, 2014, arguably has been the most valuable Pirate. Entering their weekend showdown against the Cubs, the Pirates had won 196 games with Melancon in the pressure-pitcher role.

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  8. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Rob Rossi columnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Erie Times News

    ... isn't only saving wins. Before nailing down 96 of the Pirates' last 170 wins since he inherited the role from Jason Grilli about two years ago, Melancon had "oeheld" 40 games as an excellent eighth-inning set-up man for about a season and a half. As ...

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  9. Blue Jays reliever Jesse Chavez keeping velocity up in the 'penRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Jays Journal

    ... a true back-end piece for the Blue Jays, and really, there's not much room. Toronto already has Roberto Osuna , Jason Grilli , Brett Cecil (currently on rehab assignment), the resurgent Drew Storen , and perhaps even Aaron Sanchez later in the year. ...

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  10. Jays cap off four-game Orioles series with 10-9 winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The London Free Press

    Toronto Blue Jays Kevin Pillar is greeted by teammate Russell Martin after hitting a solo home run during third inning American League baseball action against the Baltimore Orioles in Toronto on Sunday June 12 , 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Eduardo Lima There isn't much in the game of baseball that Jason Grilli hasn't done or seen but he's in the middle of something right now that is opening his eyes.

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  11. Grilli displays grit in tightrope walkRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2016 | Toronto Blue Jays

    It wasn't the most ideal circumstance, but Jason Grilli picked up his first save as a Blue Jay in dramatic fashion as Toronto edged the Orioles, With closer Roberto Osuna receiving the weekend off after a heavy workload leading up to this series, it was Grilli who got the ball in a high-leverage situation for the third time in four days. With the Blue Jays leading, 10-8, in the ninth, the former All-Star closer loaded the bases with one out before giving up a long fly ball to former teammate Pedro Alvarez , which Ezequiel Carrera made a great leaping grab on to limit it to a sacrifice fly.

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  12. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Rob Biertempfel columnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Erie Times News

    ... kneading guys' deliveries and erasing bad habits. A.J. Burnett, J.A. Happ, Francisco Liriano, Mark Melancon and Jason Grilli rejuvenated their careers after working with Searage. Even troubled arms such as Wandy Rodriguez and Charlie Morton found ...

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  13. Blue Jays sweep Yankees in Grilli's Toronto debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Globe and Mail

    Jason Grilli is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after getting the last out of the seventh inning on Wednesday. Jason Grilli is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after getting the last out of the seventh inning on Wednesday.

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  14. Toronto Blue Jays Acquire Jason Grilli from Atlanta BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Call to the Pen

    The Toronto Blue Jays , off to a 28-26 start and in third place in the AL East, are looking to bolster their bullpen for the stretch run. On Tuesday afternoon, the Atlanta Braves traded 39-year-old reliever Jason Grilli to the Blue Jays for pitching prospect Sean Ratcliffe.

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  15. GRIFFIN: Jays bolster bullpen with Grilli, Gibbons needs to bridge gap to OsunaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jason Grilli reacts after striking out the Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton for the last out in the ninth inning of a baseball game on April 16. The Blue Jays attempted to close some of the holes in their bullpen with the acquisition of a former closer on Tuesday. The Jays acquired 39-year-old right-handed reliever Jason Grilli from Atlanta for 21-year-old minor-league right-hander Sean Ratcliffe, a local boy from Ajax.

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  16. Blue Jays post-trade Introductions: Jason Grilli 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Jays Journal

    In adding veteran relief pitcher Jason Grilli in a minor deal on Tuesday, the Blue Jays have brought aboard a long track record of major league experience. With Toronto's bullpen struggling to find top-to-bottom consistency, Grilli offers the potential to stabilize the group and comes at a relatively small cost.

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  17. Blue Jays acquire reliever Grilli from BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Washington Nationals

    The Blue Jays' struggling bullpen received some additional help on Tuesday evening when the club acquired veteran reliever Jason Grilli and cash considerations from the Braves for pitching prospect Sean Ratcliffe. Grilli got off to a rough start this season after he returned from tearing his left Achilles tendon last July.

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  18. Blue Jays get Jason Grilli in trade with Braves for Canadian pitching prospectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jason Grilli celebrates getting the final out of the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Sunday, June 28, 2015. Grilli was acquired by the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night in a trade with the Atlanta Braves.

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  19. Toronto Blue Jays add veteran reliever Jason Grilli in trade with Atlanta: reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Canada.com

    Jason Grilli was a member of the 2006 Detroit Tigers team that went to the World Series and has pitched in the playoffs more recently with the Pirates and Angels. The Toronto Blue Jays have bolstered their bullpen with a trade for a veteran reliever according to various news reports.

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  20. Source: Grilli could be on way to Blue JaysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Atlanta Braves

    A source tells MLB.com's Mark Bowman that the Blue Jays are closing in on a trade that would send a prospect to the Braves for right-handed reliever Jason Grilli . If completed, that would confirm a report from Baseball Essential's Robert Murray, who said the two teams have agreed on a trade.

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