Jason Grilli joined the Charles W. Baker High School’s baseball team. In 1994, he was chosen by the New York Yankees as the 24th round of the Major League Baseball Draft, however he opted to play for Seton Hall University’s school baseball from 1995-1997. Jason was selected during the 1997 MLB Drafting as a first round, 4th overall pick by the San Francisco Giants. Grilli became pro in 1998 when he played for the Texas League’s Shreveport Captains and Pacific Coast League’s Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies. He was traded off to Florida Marlins in 1999. Grilli had played for several teams like Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers, Colorado Rockies, Texas Rangers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and Atlanta Braves. Jason Michael Grilli was born on November 11, 1976 in Royal Oak, Michigan.