Pirates place Grilli on BL, recall Locke

The Pittsburgh Pirates today placed right-handed pitcher Jason Grilli on the bereavement list.  To take Grilli’s place on the 25-man active roster, left-handed pitcher Jeff Locke (#37) has been recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis.

In eight starts this year with Triple-A Indianapolis, Locke went 3-3 with a 3.02 ERA (47.2ip/16er) and 36 strikeouts.