All posts tagged "Francisco Liriano"

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    Pirates Activate Francisco Liriano, Option Duke Welker

    Francisco Liriano has been activated for his start today. As expected, the Pittsburgh Pirates have activated left-hander Francisco Liriano from the 15-day disabled list. To make room on the 25-man roster, they have optioned Duke Welker to Triple-A. Welker was recalled earlier this week to add some bullpen depth after Jeanmar Gomez...

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    First Pitch: Could the Pirates be 31-23 at the End of May?

    We heard at the start of the season how the Pittsburgh Pirates had one of the toughest early season schedules in the game. Despite that schedule, the Pirates are 17-14, in second place in the NL Central, and sitting with the fifth highest winning percentage in the National League. They swept the...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Polanco, Bell, and Lambo Homer; Liriano Makes Last Rehab Start

    Top Pitcher: John Kuchno, Top Hitter: Gregory Polanco, HR: Jared Goedert, Andrew Lambo, Gregory Polanco, Josh Bell, Max Moroff

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 5/5/13

    Today's Starters: Francisco Liriano, David Bromberg, Zack Dodson, John Kuchno

  • Injury Updates
    Potential Return Dates For Liriano and Morton

    Charlie Morton could return on May 14th. Rob Biertempfel and Michael Sanserino have the potential return dates for Francisco Liriano and Charlie Morton. https://twitter.com/msanserino/status/329622073720856576 https://twitter.com/BiertempfelTrib/status/329622215391866880 As I wrote on Monday, the Pirates don't need Francisco Liriano until May 11th. Due to the off-days in the next week, they can move A.J. Burnett,...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Liriano Goes Six Strong Innings, Presley Homers

    Top Pitcher: Francisco Liriano, Top Hitter: Josh Harrison, HR: Alex Presley

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: A Look at the Short-Term and Long-Term Pitching Moves

    I was asked this morning on Twitter how the pitching staff would look on July 1st. The recent starts by Jeff Locke, the eventual returns of Francisco Liriano and Charlie Morton, and the possibility of Gerrit Cole arriving mid-season make that an impossible question to answer. That's especially true when you consider...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 4/30/13

    Today's Starters: Francisco Liriano, David Bromberg, Adrian Sampson

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: What to do About Jonathan Sanchez in the Short-Term?

    Jonathan Sanchez has at least one more start before Francisco Liriano returns. Photo credit: David Hague Francisco Liriano had a great start on Thursday. He threw five innings for Indianapolis, allowing one run on four hits, with no walks and eight strikeouts. Jonathan Sanchez didn't have a good start on Friday. He...

  • Game Recaps
    Sanchez Ejected in 1st, Walker Hurt as Pirates Lose 9-1

    If Jonathan Sanchez has made his final appearance with the Pittsburgh Pirates, what a way to go out. Home run, home run, single, hit by pitch, ejection. Ejecting Jonathan Sanchez because you think he was throwing at a batter’s head on purpose is like yelling at a cloud for raining on you....

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