Last word

"I thought I'd be seeing Grilli in three days. I guess not." -- Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage, watching on the clubhouse television as Jason Grilli's Team Italy dismantled Canada to bolster its chances of advancing in the World Baseball Classic.

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