Tag: Francisco Liriano

Pirates Overcome Defensive Lapses in Win Over Giants

PITTSBURGH - It wasn’t pretty, but the Pirates got the job done again. The Pirates defeated the Giants 5-2 tonight, taking three of four and...

Pirates’ Offense Continues to Pick-Up Starting Rotation in Win Over Arizona

PITTSBURGH -- For much of the 2015 season, it has been the Pirates’ pitching staff that has carried the load while the offense sporadically...

Liriano’s Bat, Bullpen Lead Pirates to 6-5 Victory

PITTSBURGH - The notion surrounding this Pirates team is that it has become a six-inning game. Tonight, the bullpen out-did itself. Francisco Liriano labored through...

Pirates Offense Gets Back on Track in Convincing Win Over the...

The Pirates offense got back on track in a big way Thursday night, touching up starter Doug Fister for four runs and added three...

Francisco Liriano Scratched From Start With Neck Tightness

After beginning warm up tosses prior to Saturday's game, Francisco Liriano started back to the dugout and was scratched from tonight's start. The word...

The Pirates Need the Unstoppable Trio of Cole, Burnett, and Liriano

The Pirates dropped game one of their important series with the St. Louis Cardinals, but if there's one consolation it's that they've got their...

Francisco Liriano Has Become Durable and Dependable

Durable and dependable. Two adjectives that have not often been used to describe left-handed pitcher Francisco Liriano throughout his career. Liriano had Tommy John surgery at...

Pirates Capitalizing on Starting Pitching to Key Hot Stretch

A little more than two weeks ago, the Pirates returned home with a 18-20 record despite a plus-9 run differential overall. In the Pirates' first...

Pirates Pitching and Catching Proven in Season’s First Two Months

The calendar flipped to June and, if it doesn't already, it will feel more like summer. By extension, it feels more like baseball season...

First Pitch: Pirates Must Capitalize on Starting Pitching, “Clutch” Chances

A.J. Burnett was in the midst of his seventh quality start of the season Sunday but, oddly enough, it didn't seem like the Pirates...
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