Grilli has not officially announced where he will sign
Provided closer Joel Hanrahan isn’t traded, Grilli would presumably serve the same role as last year for the Pirates bullpen.
Grilli was made offers by the Cubs, Blue Jays, Giants, and Pirates, to name a few and was expected to land a multiyear contract.
The 36-year-old Grilli had been seeking a three-year deal, but reportedly each of the clubs are offering two years for roughly the same money.
Grilli was a very effective reliever for the Pirates last season, striking out 90 in 58 2/3 innings.
He was 1-6 with a 2.91 ERA overall in 64 appearances for Pittsburgh last season.