Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:17:24 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Francisco Liriano (groin) pronounced himself ready after three innings of a simulated game Wednesday, March 26.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 05:27:27 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Francisco Liriano (groin) will test his sore groin Wednesday, March 26, in a simulated game or a minor-league game. Liriano is slated to start the first and fifth game of the season with an off-day in between.
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:27:35 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Francisco Liriano (undisclosed) left his start early Thursday, March 20, after suffering an undisclosed injury when he landed awkwardly while throwing a pitch. Liriano was not favoring either leg when he walked to the clubhouse.
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:54:21 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said Tuesday, Feb. 18, that SP Francisco Liriano will be the team's starter on opening day. Hurdle said he likes Liriano's "dependability."
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 23:43:01 -0800
Free-agent 1B James Loney (Rays) has changed agencies, switching from CAA Sports to the Legacy Agency. Loney rebounded with the Rays in 2013, hitting .299 with 13 home runs. The Legacy Agency represents a number of high-profile clients including New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia, Los Angeles Dodgers OF Carl Crawford, Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill, Pittsburgh Pirates SP Francisco Liriano and Diamondbacks 3B Martin Prado.
Fri, 04 Oct 2013 19:33:48 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Francisco Liriano will make the start in Game 3 of the National League Division Series Sunday, Oct. 6, against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Fantasy Tip: Liriano is a tremendous fantasy option in postseason pools and daily leagues, as he is 4-0 with a 1.16 ERA in four career starts against St. Louis. He allowed just 10 hits with 20 strikeouts in 22 innings over three starts against the Cardinals in 2013, including one complete game.
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:47:49 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Francisco Liriano (sinus) is scheduled to start Game 3 of the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, the team confirmed Wednesday, Oct. 2. Liriano will be working on regular rest after pitching and winning in the wild card game. He battled a sinus infection in that outing.
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:56:10 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP A.J. Burnett will start Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, Oct. 3. SP Francisco Liriano will start Game 3.
Sat, 28 Sep 2013 08:30:32 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said SP Francisco Liriano will start the wild card play-in game against the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday, Oct. 1.
Mon, 23 Sep 2013 21:31:38 -0700
If the game Sunday, Sept. 29, turns out to be meaningful, the Pittsburgh Pirates might bring back SP Francisco Liriano to pitch on three days' rest. SP Charlie Morton might work Saturday, Sept. 28, working on regular rest. Right now, both days' starters are undeclared.