Friday, 8 February 2008

Jason Grilli Baby

NEW TIGER CUB ~ According to, Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Jason Grilli is a new dad. Jason and his wife Danielle welcomed a son on February 6th, 2008. Jayse Rowan weighed in at 7lbs, 12oz.

Grilli inherited the baseball gene from his father as he pitched in 70 games at the major league level with the Tigers from 1975 - 1977 and for our Toronto Blue Jays in 1979. Jason was selected in the 24th round of the June 1994 draft by the New York Yankees out of Baker High School but did not sign at that time. Aside from baseball, Grilli is taking classes at LeMoyne College in New York to complete his college degree. During the off season, Jason and his wife and now son reside in Florida.

Jayse ~ American; variation of Jason ~ Greek/Hebrew; healer.

Rowan ~ Gaelic; little red head. Unisex.
  • Rowan is the son of Chantal Kreviazuk & Raine Maida
  • Rowan is the daughter of Brooke Shields
Photo Source: The Official Site of the Detroit Tigers

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