Tag: Francisco Liriano

Williams: Is There an Expiration Date For the Pirates’ Reclamation Magic?

Ivan Nova currently has a 3.87 ERA and a 4.06 xFIP. For a free agent signing on a three-year, $26 M deal, those aren't...

The Pirates Spent the Francisco Liriano Savings, So Let’s Review the...

I made a decision last week: I'm done discussing the Francisco Liriano trade, unless something new happens that updates the discussion. This decision probably should...

First Pitch: Which Mistake Will the Pirates Try to Avoid This...

The Pirates didn't have a good off-season last year when it came to pitching. You could argue that one of their biggest mistakes was...

First Pitch: What Has Changed Since the Liriano Trade Was First...

For years, the Pirates followed a pretty consistent strategy when it came to trading prospects and taking on payroll. That strategy was always to...

First Pitch: We Enter Day 47 of the Non-Stop Liriano Trade...

When it comes to discussing good trades or signings the Pirates have made, the expiration date for talking about those moves is short. When it...

First Pitch: The Pirates Are Taking a Huge Risk With the...

I expected the Pirates to add a starting pitcher today, predicting last night that they'd go for a lower cost guy, rather than one...

Pirates Trade Francisco Liriano to the Blue Jays

The Pirates made a surprising late move today, dealing Francisco Liriano to the Toronto Blue Jays, according to Robert Murray. https://twitter.com/RobertMurrayFRS/status/760215885340561408 Jon Heyman has since confirmed...

First Pitch: The Old Francisco Liriano Didn’t Stick Around For Long

Last Thursday, Francisco Liriano went out and pitched a gem, giving up two earned runs in 6.2 innings, but most importantly, striking out 13...

Liriano’s Struggles and a Lack of Timely Hitting Lead to a...

PITTSBURGH — The Pirates got to Felix Hernandez early and often, touching the Seattle Mariners ace for nine hits over six innings, but they...

First Pitch: Pirates Have Everything They Need For a Strong Rotation

The Pirates have had a starting pitching problem this year, but as I've written recently, they might be coming out of that mess and...

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A First Look at the Upgraded 2019 Prospect Guide on Cyber...

This year will be the ninth year that we've published our annual Prospect Guide, which profiles every player in the Pittsburgh Pirates' system. The...