Jason Grilli News Archive
Grilli struck out two during a scoreless ninth on the way to his sixth save of the young season on Sunday against the Blue Jays.
After Jim Johnson earned the save Saturday, it was Grilli who earned his fourth save of the year Monday.
Grilli notched his third save of the season with a scoreless inning against the Mets on Friday night. He walked one and struck out one.
Grilli struck out a pair and tossed a scoreless ninth inning Monday against the Marlins to secure his first save opportunity of the season.
Grilli will serve as the Braves' closer to begin the season, David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Though the Braves haven't announced a new closer yet in the wake of Sunday's trade of Craig Kimbrel to the Padres, Grilli has the most closing experience remaining on the roster.