Francisco Liriano has been great at PNC Park, but not as good on the road. (Photo Credit: David Hague)
Today Francisco Liriano struggled on the road against the Chicago Cubs. That's not a new thing. Liriano has been much better at home this year than he has on the road. Prior to today's game he had a 1.47 ERA at home, and a 4.15 ERA on the road. The FIP numbers are a little closer, with a 2.50 FIP at home, and a 3.29 FIP on the road.
This afternoon Liriano had 90 pitches through five innings. That was even after a short nine pitch fifth inning. He came out for the sixth inning and started off the frame with a single and a walk. The next batter, Darnell McDonald, hit a three run homer, which ended up being the difference in the 4-2 game.
As it stands, Liriano is the scheduled start...
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