6:09 PM EDT, Fri May 22, 2015
Game 39: Twins 8 Pirates 5

Game 39: Twins 8 Pirates 5

After spending the better part of a week thinking about Francisco Liriano, worrying about Francisco Liriano, and fighting with people on the internet about Francisco Liriano, Liriano went out and laid a gigantic egg against his old team last night. The thing that is probably most relevant about Liriano’s season to this point is this: […]
Raise the Jolly Roger! May 20, 2015

Liriano’s loss

Francisco Liriano was flat-out terrible on Tuesday night, and that’s really all you need to know about this one. His location was nonexistent and when he did find the zone, the Twins hammered him. Two innings, 8 runs, that’s that. I don’t know if it’s really time to be significantly worried about Frankie – as […]
Beaver County Times May 19, 2015
Pirates Insider: Liriano hammered in loss to old team

Pirates Insider: Liriano hammered in loss to old team

The Pirates losr for the fifth time in six games Tuesday night, 8-5 to the Minnesota Twins, as starting pitcher Francisco Liriano gives up seven runs in two innings.
Twinkie Town May 19, 2015

Twins 8, Pirates 5: Liriano takes a shellacking as the Twins keep hacking

Ol' friend Francisco Liriano had a great game for the Twins. Problem: He actually plays for the opposing team now. Oops. Francisco Liriano started for the Pirates against the Twins tonight, and luckily, it was one of THOSE Liriano starts. By "one of those starts," I mean Frankie gave up a homerun to Brian Dozier in the 1st inning, followed by six more Twins runs in the 2nd inning, and didn't return to the mound for the 3rd. Sorry Frankie (but thanks)! The six runs in the 2nd inning all came with two outs. Francisco got it started with a wild pitch that allowed Kurt Suzuki to score from...
St. Paul Pioneer Press May 19, 2015

Twins shellack Francisco Liriano in win over Pirates

PITTSBURGH -- Near the end of Francisco Liriano's disastrous outing Tuesday night, his first against his former team, a leather-lunged Pittsburgh Pirates fan punctured the cool air with a classic bit of heckling.
An interleague interlude

An interleague interlude

I’ve said my piece about Francisco Liriano below. He starts tonight against his old team, the Twins. The Twins are off to a surprisingly good start (21-17), but they have a ridiculous pitching staff that almost refuses to strike hitters out. I suspect that the Pirates will do quite well against a staff like this, […]

Twins take on Francisco Liriano and the Pirates

The former Twin is on the mound Tuesday as the teams meet for a two-game interleague series.

Francisco Liriano's super slider the next challenge for Twins

Lefty will make first start as a Pirate vs. former team.
Bourjos back atop lineup against lefty Liriano

Bourjos back atop lineup against lefty Liriano

But Matt Carpenter will miss his second consecutive game. No reason has been given for his absence.
NoNoHitters.com May 3, 2015

Liriano’s no-hitter for Twins, four years ago today

Lefthander Francisco Liriano threw a no-hitter for the Minnesota Twins, four years ago today. Liriano, now a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates, no-hit the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 for a 1-0 victory at U.S. Cellular Field. The game also marked his first shutout and first complete game, including his time in …

Bourjos, Reynolds get starts against tough lefty

Pittsburgh lefthander Francisco Liriano has limited the Cardinals to a .086 batting mark during his career.
Beaver County Times Apr 28, 2015
Liriano has been model of consistency since coming to Pittsburgh

Liriano has been model of consistency since coming to Pittsburgh

The biggest label of all that Francisco Liriano hasn’t lived up to since joining the Pirates prior to the 2013 is underachiever, the reputation he developed over his eight seasons with the Minnesota T
Francisco Liriano looks to lead Pirates to sweep over Diamondbacks

Francisco Liriano looks to lead Pirates to sweep over Diamondbacks

Much as it was gratifying to see the Pirates win a game started by AJ Burnett last night, it’d be great to see them get a win this afternoon in a game started by Francisco Liriano. Liriano was a little uneven in his last start against the Cubs, but has on the whole been excellent […]
Beaver County Times Apr 25, 2015
Stat Corner: Tough luck mars Liriano early on

Stat Corner: Tough luck mars Liriano early on

Every team seems to have a tough-luck pitcher and Francisco Liriano has been the Pirates’ guy for a while.

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