All posts tagged "Francisco Liriano"

  • News and Rumors
    Francisco Liriano Deal Still on Track

    Earlier today we heard that the Pittsburgh Pirates want to sign both Francisco Liriano and Jonathan Sanchez. Jon Heyman has an update, saying the Liriano deal is still on track. https://twitter.com/JonHeymanCBS/status/298987532572569600 It doesn't seem like we'll have a conclusion to this any time soon, but today's news confirms that the Pirates haven't...

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    Pirates Want to Sign Both Liriano and Sanchez

    The either/or question with Francisco Liriano and Jonathan Sanchez seems to have an answer. Tom Singer had an update on Twitter, saying Neal Huntington wants to sign both left-handers. https://twitter.com/Tom_Singer/status/298874909516521472 That's obviously a good thing, since both players have some upside, and the addition of Sanchez would add more rotation depth. I...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: Francisco Liriano vs Jonathan Sanchez

    When the news came out that the Pittsburgh Pirates were close to an agreement with left-handed pitcher Jonathan Sanchez, my initial reaction was that he was very similar to Francisco Liriano. It started out as a basic comparison. They were both left-handed pitchers coming off down seasons with control issues, high strikeouts,...

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    The Latest Delay on Francisco Liriano

    Back on December 21st, we heard that the Pittsburgh Pirates agreed on a two-year deal with left-handed pitcher Francisco Liriano. After a long delay, it was reported that Liriano hurt his right arm after the agreement, which was holding up the deal. Later it was learned that Liriano broke his humerus, apparently...

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    Francisco Liriano Could Be on a Minor League Deal

    Tom Singer has an article on the Pirates.com homepage about the non-roster invitees for Spring Training. In the article he has an interesting note about Francisco Liriano. The Bucs' NRI list currently includes 17, and there is at least one more on the way: Indications are that Francisco Liriano -- when all...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Finalize Agreement With Francisco Liriano

    According to Ken Rosenthal, the Pittsburgh Pirates have finalized their two-year deal with Francisco Liriano. Rosenthal has the details below: https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/293451456579792898 https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/293451466524467200 I'm guessing that the first year salary would include performance bonuses for either playing time, or days on the active roster. That's the only way I could see a team...

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    Pirates and Francisco Liriano Still Talking

    Jon Morosi has an update on the Pittsburgh Pirates and Francisco Liriano: https://twitter.com/jonmorosi/status/290681155144011776 Liriano was a risk on a two-year deal prior to his recent injury. I'm not sure that the recent injury would do much to change that. It would only serve as a reminder that he could be considered injury...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: What Are the Alternatives if the Liriano Deal Falls Through?

    Back on December 21st, the Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to a two-year deal with left-hander Francisco Liriano. The deal has yet to be finalized, and we learned the other day that Liriano suffered an injury to his right arm, which is holding up the deal. It seems the deal could go either way...

  • News and Rumors
    Injury Delays Liriano Deal

    According to Rob Biertempfel on Twitter, Francisco Liriano's two-year deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates hasn't been finalized due to the fact he injured his non-throwing arm. According to Biertempfel, the Pirates continue to talk to Liriano's agent and no deal is imminent. The two sides initially agreed to a two-year, $12.75 M...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: 13 Boom or Bust Players Who Could Make a Difference in 2013

    The 2013 roster is starting to take shape. There are still a few off-season questions that remain unanswered. Will the Pirates trade Garrett Jones? Who will win the 5th starter job? Will the Pirates add any free agent relievers? Will they add any more free agents, period? One thing that is already...

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