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Ken Rosenthal reports that Jason Grilli is returning to the Pittsburgh Pirates on a two-year deal, pending a physical. Source: Grilli back to #Pirates. Two-year deal. Pending physical. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 10, 2012 I assume this time it’s real, unlike last Thursday which was full of “he’s signing”, followed by Grilli denying each report. I only assume this one is real because Rosenthal wasn’t involved in the reporting last Thursday, but was providing the best updates on the situation leading up to that date. I think the question to ask now is “what happens with Joel Hanrahan?” UPDATE 4:00 PM: If there was any doubt this time, several other writers are confirming the deal. No financial details yet. UPDATE 4:03 PM: Bob Nightengale reports that Grilli turned down more money from another team to stay with the Pirates. Grilli actually passed up more money from another team to return to #Pirates — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) December 10, 2012 Danny Knobler with the same information. Grilli preferred Pirates. Turned down slightly bigger offers elsewhere to stay. — DKnobler (@DKnobler) December 10, 2012
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