Angels acquired RHP Jason Grilli in exchange for RHP Ernesto Frieri.
Jason Grilli has been removed from the Pirates' closer role.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle indicated Thursday that Jason Grilli's status as the closer will be evaluated.
Jason Grilli gave up a solo homer to Devin Mesoraco in the ninth inning Thursday to blow a save against the Reds.
Jason Grilli fell to 0-2 after allowing a tie-breaking solo home run in the top of the ninth in Tuesday's loss to the Reds.
Jason Grilli picked up a one-out save in the Pirates' defeat of the Marlins on Saturday in Miami.
Jason Grilli was pulled after allowing one hit and three walks in the ninth inning against the Marlins on Friday.
Jason Grilli was able to escape from a dangerous situation and picked up his eighth save of the season in Sunday’s victory over the Dodgers.
Jason Grilli returned to the closer's role with a scoreless ninth inning to close out a 6-3 win over the Dodgers on Thursday.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle on Thursday said that Jason Grilli will resume his role as the team's closer.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle on Tuesday reiterated his desire to get Jason Grilli back in the closer role at some point.
Making his return from the disabled list, Jason Grilli (oblique) tossed a scoreless ninth inning Friday to notch a save against the Nationals.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said Friday that he would not use Jason Grilli in a potential save situation.
Pirates activated RHP Jason Grilli from the 15-day disabled list.