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Future in doubt for Jason Grilli

7/23/2013

Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Jason Grilli entered Monday as the No. 2 closer on the ESPN Player Rater, but when the day ended he had left his save opportunity with a few more runs allowed and a sore forearm, with his future in doubt and with plenty of worried fantasy owners scurrying to see if setup man Mark Melancon was available in their leagues. Grilli, 36 and an All-Star, has a 2.34 ERA and 0.92 WHIP this season, and an NL-leading 30 saves, but today the concern is that he might be out for a while.