Jason Grilli earns 5th save in five chances

Jason Grilli (0.00 ERA, 5 SV) pitched a scoreless 9th inning, earning his 5th save in five chances as the Pittsburgh Pirates were victorious with a 3-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night. Grilli who came into the season with just five career saves, has made Pirate fans forget about Joel Hanrahan for now. Grilli tonight allowed no hits, walked one and struck out one in one inning pitched. Grilli threw 13 strikes on 18 pitches. On the season Grilli has given up no runs in 5 2/3 innings, striking out seven and walking three.

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