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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