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 JASON GRILLI - RH PITCHER - #49 - (2005-APRIL 2008)

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PostSubject: JASON GRILLI - RH PITCHER - #49 - (2005-APRIL 2008)   Tue Apr 01, 2008 7:11 pm




JASON
GRILLI


RIGHTHANDED PITCHER - 49

Born: November 11, 1976
2008 Opening Day Age: 31
Birthplace: Royal Oak, MI
Residence: Orlando, FL
Bats/Throws: R/R
Height/Weight: 6-5/225
Major League Service: 2.118
Signed Through: 2008
How Obtained: Signed by the Tigers as a minor league free agent on
February 8, 2005

TRADED APRIL 30, 2008 -
Quote :
The Tigers traded Grilli on Wednesday to the Rockies in exchange for
Minor League prospect Zach Simons, a Class A right-handed reliever. The
move creates room for Cruceta to join the Tigers on Thursday, when
he'll try to carry his dominant numbers from Triple-A Toledo into the
big leagues.



2007 SEASON

Established career highs with 57 appearances, 79.2 innings pitched and 62 strikeouts with the Tigers.

• Fourth among all American League relievers with 79.2 innings pitched, while he tied for ninth with five wins.

• Posted a 7.59 ERA (21.1IP/18ER) in his first 16 outings of the season, before compiling a 3.70 ERA (58.1IP/24ER) over his final 41 outings.

• Equaled a career best with four innings of relief on June 5 at Texas -- fanned a season-high five batters in the outing.

• Established a career high with a three-game winning streak July 7-25.

• Tied for eighth in the American League with three wins during July -- posted a 3.86 ERA (14.0IP/6ER) in 10 outings during the month.

• Posted a 14.2-inning scoreless streak August 15-September 9.

• Limited lefthanded opposition to a .237 batting average (23x97)...righties batted .275 (58x211) with Grilli on the mound.

• Compiled a 3-1 record and 1.91 ERA (42.1IP/9ER) in 25 outings on the road...finished 2-2 with a 7.96 ERA (37.1IP/33ER) in 32 games at Comerica Park.

MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER

Worked solely in relief for the first time in his career as he spent his first full season at the major league level with the Tigers in 2006.

• Established a career high with four innings of relief on April 17 versus Cleveland.

• Compiled a 1.54 ERA (11.2IP/2ER) in 12 outings April 26-May 30 -- posted a 1.86 ERA (9.2IP/2ER) in 10 appearances during May.

• Fanned a season-high five batters in 2.1 innings of relief against the Chicago White Sox on July 18.

• Posted a 2-1 record and 1.62 ERA (16.2IP/3ER) over a 15-appearance stretch August 1-September 8 -- recorded a 1.46 ERA (12.1IP/2ER) in 11 games during August.

• Limited righthanded opposition to a .249 batting average (42x169)...lefties hit .292 (19x65) with Grilli on the mound.

Joined the Tigers after having his contract purchased from Triple A Toledo on September 16, 2005.

• Made his Tigers debut on September 19 at Kansas City, allowing one run on four hits in two innings -- his debut came 30 years to the day after his father, Steve Grilli, made his major league debut with the Tigers on September 19, 1975 versus Boston.

• Made his first start of the season with the Tigers on September 24 versus Seattle, limiting the Mariners to one run on two hits over seven innings to earn the victory.

Recalled by the Chicago White Sox from Triple A Charlotte on August 27, 2004.

• Posted wins in back-to-back starts September 6 at Texas and September 11 at Anaheim.

• Tossed the first complete game of his career September 27 at Detroit, equaling a career high with six strikeouts in the loss.

Made the Florida Marlins Opening Day roster in 2001, the first time in his career accomplishing the feat.

• Fanned a career-high six batters in a win at Montreal on April 15 -- belted a solo home run in the game.

• Won consecutive starts over Montreal, April 15 and 20.

• Optioned to Triple A Calgary on May 5.

• Recalled from Triple A by the Marlins on September 4 -- made one relief appearance, September 7 versus the New York Mets, before being sidelined for the remainder of the season with a bulging disc in his upper back.

Had his contract purchased by the Marlins from Calgary on May 11, 2000.


• Made his major league debut on May 11 versus Atlanta, earning his first major league win after allowing four runs on 11 hits in 6.2 innings -- singled and drove in a run off Kevin Millwood in the fourth inning for his first major league hit.

• Optioned back to Calgary following his start.

MINOR LEAGUE HIGHLIGHTS

Spent the majority of the 2005 season with Toledo.

• Led the International League with three complete games, while he tied for the league lead with 28 games started and two shutouts...finished second with 167.1 innings pitched and tied for fifth with 21 home runs allowed.

• Struggled over his first three starts of the season with Toledo, posting a 0-2 record and 6.39 ERA (12.2IP/9ER).

• Rebounded to post a 3-1 record and 2.03 ERA (40.0IP/9ER) in his next six starts April 30-May 27.

• Named the International League Pitcher of the Week for May 23-29 after tossing a shutout at Columbus on May 27.

• Won four straight decisions June 17-July 8, tossing two complete games and recording a 1.30 ERA (34.2IP/5ER) over the five-start stretch.

• Recorded victories in three consecutive starts July 30-August 11, posting a 0.83 ERA (21.2IP/2ER).

• Fanned a season-high 12 batters during his final start of the regular season, a no-decision versus Indianapolis on September 5.

• Allowed two runs on five hits while striking out six in 7.2 innings to earn the victory in the third and final game of the International League championship series at Indianapolis on September 15.

• Posted a 1-0 record and 1.23 ERA (14.2IP/2ER) in two starts during the International League playoffs.

Spent the majority of his first season in the White Sox organization at Charlotte in 2004.

• Eighth in the International League with 152.2 innings pitched...fourth in the league with 58 walks and seventh with 22 home runs allowed.

• Tied for fifth in the league with two complete games -- June 1 versus Richmond and August 22 versus Norfolk in the second game of a doubleheader...tied for third in the league with one shutout, a three-hitter on June 1 against Richmond.

• Tabbed the International League Pitcher of the Week for June 1-6...in two starts during the week, he was 1-0 with a 1.38 ERA (13.0IP/2ER).

Finished 10-4 with a 3.06 ERA (109.1IP/37ER) in 19 starts between Triple A Albuquerque and Single A Jupiter in 2003 ...tied for fifth among Marlins minor leaguers with 10 wins, while he was seventh with a 3.06 ERA.

• Opened the season on the disabled list at Albuquerque with a right elbow strain...reinstated from the disabled list and transferred to Jupiter on May 27.

• Posted a 4-1 record and 1.67 ERA (37.2IP/7ER) in six starts during June for Jupiter.

• Transferred back to Albuquerque on July 2.

• Recorded a six-game winning streak July 20-August 30, posting a 3.02 ERA (50.2IP/17ER) over the nine-start stretch.

• Made one start for Albuquerque during the Pacific Coast League playoffs, allowing six runs in four innings for a no-decision.

Forced to the disabled list for the remainder of the season after one start with Calgary in 2002.

• Placed on the disabled list on April 8 with a right elbow strain...underwent “Tommy John” ligament replacement in his right elbow.

Joined Calgary’s starting rotation after being optioned to Triple A by the Marlins on May 5, 2001.

• Landed on the disabled list after two starts on May 17 with a strained flexor mass in his right forearm.

• Joined the Gulf Coast League Marlins for two outings as part of a rehab assignment...reinstated from the disabled list on July 18 and transferred to Brevard County.

• Returned to Calgary on August 6 after he started three games with Brevard County and one game with Double A Portland.

• Named the 25th-best prospect in the Marlins organization following the season by Baseball America.

Limited by injury to eight starts with Calgary during the 2000 season.

• Landed on the disabled list on May 23 for the remainder of the season with a right elbow strain.

• Underwent surgery to remove a bone spur with associated hairline fracture in the elbow on August 15, a procedure performed by Dr. James Andrews.

• Named the 20th-best prospect in the Marlins organization following the season by Baseball America.

Began the 1999 season with Triple A Fresno in the San Francisco Giants organization, before being dealt to the Marlins in a three-player deal on July 24...assigned to Calgary by the Marlins following his acquisition.

• Second in the Pacific Coast League with 117 runs allowed between Fresno and Calgary, while he was third with 29 home runs allowed and fourth with 27 games started and 97 earned runs allowed.

• Participated in the Futures Game prior to Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game at Fenway Park on July 11 -- retired both batters he faced for the United States squad.

• Named 44th-best prospect in baseball prior to the season by Baseball America.

• Named the eighth-best prospect in the Marlins organization following the season by Baseball America.

Split his first professional season between Double A Shreveport and Fresno in 1998.

• Selected a Texas League all-star after finishing sixth in the league with a 3.79 ERA.

• Fourth in the league with three complete games and fifth with 10 losses...topped all league starters with 11.24 baserunners per nine innings.

• Tabbed the Texas League Pitcher of the Week for June 15-21.

• Named the Giants Minor League Pitcher of the Month for June after going 4-1 with a 2.08 ERA in five starts.

• Promoted to Fresno on July 26.

• Started one game for Fresno during the Pacific Coast League playoffs, surrendering four runs in five innings for a no-decision.

• Named the 54th-best prospect in baseball prior to the season by Baseball America.

• Named the top prospect in the Giants organization following the season by Baseball America.

Selected by the Giants in the first round (fourth overall) in the June 1997 draft.

• Did not pitch after signing on July 25.

• Named the top prospect in the Giants organization following the season by Baseball America.

PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS

He and his wife Danielle reside in Orlando, FL during the off-season.

• His father, Steve, pitched in 70 games at the major league level with the Tigers (1975-77) and Toronto Blue Jays (1979).

• Selected in the 24th round of the June 1994 draft by the New York Yankees out of Baker High School in Baldwinsville, NY, but he did not sign.

• Tabbed the Big East Conference’s Rookie of the Year following his freshman season at Seton Hall University in 1995 -- posted an 8-2 record and 1.85 ERA in 14 games...led the conference with his 1.85 ERA...selected to Baseball America’s Freshman All-American squad.

• During his sophomore season at Seton Hall University in 1996, he finished 5-5 with a 4.25 ERA in 13 games.

• An All-Big East Conference selection following his junior season at Seton Hall University in 1997 -- compiled a 6-4 record and 4.65 ERA in 16 games...topped the conference with 125 strikeouts.

• Established a Big East Conference record with 18 strikeouts in a win over the University of Connecticut on April 26, 1997.

• Finished 2-5 with a 2.41 ERA in 11 outings for Honolulu in the Hawaii Winter Baseball League following the 1997 season.

• Started nine games for Scottsdale in the Arizona Fall League following the 1999 season, going 2-3 with a 4.63 ERA.

• Pitched for Italy during the World Baseball Classic in 2006 -- earned the win in his only start as he fanned seven batters in 4.2 innings versus Australia on March 7.


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PostSubject: Re: JASON GRILLI - RH PITCHER - #49 - (2005-APRIL 2008)   Thu Jan 21, 2010 9:40 pm

2008 Highlights

Acquired by the Rockies on April 30 in exchange for RHP Zach Simons.

...added to the Rockies 25-man roster on 5/2 and made his Rox debut that night vs. the Dodgers at Coors Field.

...set several career-best marks in this his 7th big league season.

...was his 3rd consecutive season to set career high in appearances, as he pitched in 60 games after appearing in 57 in 2007 and 51 in 2006.

...his 3.00 ERA (75.0 ip, 25 er) marked his lowest for any season in the Majors.

...recorded career-best 69 strikeouts, 7 more than his previous high.

...struck out at least one batter in 39 of the 51 games he pitched in for the Rockies.

...allowed just 2 home runs in '08, his fewest for any full season in the Majors.

...his 3.00 ERA was the 3rd-lowest mark among Rockies' relievers, while his 69 strikeouts were the 2nd-most behind Brian Fuentes' 82 whiffs.

...despite not pitching the full season with Colorado, he inherited the 2nd-most runners on the club (24); allowed just 7 (29.2%) of those inherited runners to score.

...posted a 3.46 ERA (41.2 ip, 16 er) prior to the All-Star break followed by a 2.43 ERA (33.1 ip, 9 er) after the break.

...his 2.43 ERA after the break was the 12th-lowest post All-Star ERA among NL relievers with at least 25 appearances.

...his 31 post All-Star strikeouts were tied for 10th-most in the NL.

...held opponents to a .240 average (67-for-279) in 2008; lefties batted .237 (27-for-114) while righties hit .242 (40-for-165).

...in a Rockies uniform, opponents hit .241 (55-for-228), with lefties at a clip of .240 (24-for- 100) and righties at .242 (31-for-128).

...did not allow a home run to a right-handed batter all season.

...right handed-hitting opponents had a slugging percentage of .321 off him in 2008.

...allowed runs in just 2 of his final 17 games, posting a 1.25 ERA (21.2 ip, 3 er) with 21 strikeouts in that span.

...his 1.25 ERA from 8/12- end of the regular season was the 10th-lowest mark among NL relievers and the lowest ERA over that time span on the club; during that period Grilli had a 17.0- inning scoreless streak from 8/10-9/11, the longest scoreless innings streak by a Rox pitcher in '08.

...had a 9.0-inning stretch in which he allowed just one hit (8/12-26); Grilli's 3.0 perfect innings 8/26 at SF extended his hitless streak to 6 consecutive innings (4 games) as he allowed just one hit in 9.0 ip since 8/12 (.036 avg.; 1-for-28).

...he also allowed just one hit during an 8-game span from 5/28-6/22 (1-for-25, .040).

...had his highest ERA vs. NL East opponents; posted a 5.40 ERA (16.2 ip, 10 er) vs. NL East foes, compared to a 1.54 ERA (11.2 ip, 2 er) against NL Central teams and a 2.42 ERA (26.0 ip, 7 er) against the NL West.

...beginning the season in the Tigers bullpen, Grilli allowed 5 runs in his first 3 games from 3/31-4/8 and had a 19.29 ERA (2.0 ip, 5 er) after his first 3 appearances.

...over his final 6 appearances for the Tigers, Grilli tossed 11.1 scoreless innings with one walk and 8 strikeouts.

...made his final appearance for the Tigers 4/27 vs. LAA, pitching 2.0 scoreless innings with 2 K's.

...finished 4 of the last 5 games he pitched in for the Tigers, 3 of which were Detroit wins.

... finished 12 games overall in 2008, going 1-0 with one save in those contests; in those games Grilli posted a 0.41 ERA (22.0 ip, 1 er) with 8 walks and 22 strikeouts.

...opponents hit just .132 (10-for-76) vs. Grilli in games he finished.

...made his Rockies debut 5/2 vs. LAD, tossing 1.0 scoreless inning with one strikeout.

... allowed his first runs in purple pinstripes the next day, 5/3 vs. LA when he allowed 2 runs on 3 hits in 1.0 inning.

...made his 3rd appearance for the Rockies 5/6 vs. STL in Rox 6-5 loss; relieved Mark Redman in the 3rd inning and tossed season high 3.1 innings, all scoreless, with season-high 5 strikeouts (5 K's matched his career high in a relief appearance, his 3rd game to strikeouts 5 batters in relief, first since 6/5/07 at TEX).

...allowed no runs in his next 4 outings until he allowed one run in 2.0 innings 5/23 vs. NYM.

...had an 8-game scoreless streak from 5/28-6/22 in which he tossed 8.0 frames with 4 walks and 11 strikeouts.

...finished June with his lowest ERA for any month of the season; posted a 1.00 ERA (9.0 ip, 1 er) in 8 outings in June, surrendering just 4 hits during the month.

...pitched in the Rockies 18-17 victory 7/4 vs. FLA and allowed 4 runs on 3 hits in 1.0 inning; the 4 runs allowed were the most he allowed in any game in '08.

...did not allow a run in next 6 outings, 5.2 ip.

...then allowed a run in a season high 3 straight games 7/28-8/2, with 2 of those games being against the Marlins, whom he allowed more runs to in '08 than any other team; posted 11.57 ERA (4.2 ip, 6 er) in 4 games against FLA, and a 2.43 ERA (70.1 ip, 19 er) against the rest of his opponents.

...began his 17.0-inning scoreless streak 8/10 vs. SD.

...allowed 2 runs in relief of Livan Hernandez in the 3rd inning, but then tossed a scoreless frame in the 4th to start the streak.

...allowed a home run to Brian Giles in the game, his first allowed in a Rockies uniform.

...during the 17.0-inning scoreless streak he earned the first save of his career 8/26 at SF; tossed 3.0 innings and retired all 9 batters faced in order (31 pitches, 3.0 ip).

...marked Rox' first 3.0-inning save since Jose Acevedo (9/2/05 vs. LAD).

...was his first career save in what was his 176th career appearance.

...earned the win 9/2 vs. SF by tossing 3.0 scoreless frames with 4 K's.

...went 2-0 with one save and no runs allowed in 5 games and 8.2 innings against the Giants; the 8.2 innings were the most frames he tossed against any team in '08.

...allowed his first run in over a month 9/12 vs. LA.

...took the loss in his final appearance of the season 9/26 at ARI, allowing 2 runs on 3 hits in 1.2 innings.

...finished his season by posting a 1.72 ERA (15.2 ip, 3 er) in August, and a 2.31 ERA (11.2 ip, 3 er) in September.


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