Jason Grilli

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Birthday
11, 1976
Birthplace
Royal Oak, MI
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
11, 1976 (age 42)
Birthplace
Royal Oak, MI

About

Hard-throwing relief pitcher known as The Grill, earned his first All-Star appearance in 2013 while serving as closer for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Before Fame

He played college baseball at Seton Hall, once striking out 18 batters in a single game.

Trivia

He became nicknamed 'Grilled Cheese' because of his last name and his powerful fastball.

Family Life

He and his wife, Danielle Hurt, had one child together. His father Steve Grilli pitched for the Detriot Tigers in the 1970s.

Associated With

He was Justin Verlander's teammate in 2006 when Verlander won the AL Rookie-of-the-Year award.