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Francisco Liriano
ERA W-L K
5.33 4-8 83
Team: PittsburghHt / Wt: 6-2 / 225 NFBC ADP: 117.13
Position: SPBorn: 10/26/1983 Birthplace: San Cristobal, DR
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: Undrafted by Giants (2000)


Latest News
June 23 9:07 PM PT10:07 PM MT11:07 PM CT12:07 AM ET0:07 ET4:07 GMT12:07 9:07 PM MST11:07 PM EST11:37 PM VEN8:07 UAE11:07 PM CT-Liriano's struggles continued in Wednesday's start against San Francisco, in which he allowed four runs over five innings.
Analysis: The slumping lefty wound up with a no-decision in Pittsburgh's 7-6 loss after the Giants scored three times against Jared Hughes in the sixth. The Pirates have now lost each of Liriano's last five starts and he's 1-6 with a 6.44 ERA over his past eight.
June 17 2:58 PM PT3:58 PM MT4:58 PM CT5:58 PM ET17:58 ET21:58 GMT5:58 2:58 PM MST4:58 PM EST5:28 PM VEN1:58 UAE (+1)4:58 PM CT-Liriano's rough 2016 continued Friday at Wrigley Field, where he gave up two runs after just two pitches and wound up surrendering four in 5 2-3 innings in a 6-0 loss to the Cubs.
Analysis: He's given up at least four runs in seven of his 13 outings this season. Liriano only gave up that many in eight of his 31 starts in 2015.
June 12 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET11:50 ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST11:20 AM VEN19:50 UAE10:50 AM CT-Liriano gave up four runs - three unearned - and four hits in six innings with eight strikeouts and three walks in the Pirates' 5-1 loss to the Cardinals on Saturday.
Analysis: Liriano was pitching on extra rest as he started for the first time since June 3 but still fell to 1-5 with a 6.34 ERA in his last six outings.
June 4 12:56 PM PT1:56 PM MT2:56 PM CT3:56 PM ET15:56 ET19:56 GMT3:56 12:56 PM MST2:56 PM EST3:26 PM VEN23:56 UAE2:56 PM CT-Liriano's woes continued Friday in a 9-2 defeat to the Los Angeles Angels.
Analysis: Liriano (4-5, 5.25 ERA) gave up seven runs and 10 hits in 3 1/3 innings. He's 1-4 with a 7.43 ERA in his last five starts and has allowed 12 runs in 9 1/3 innings in back-to-back losses.
May 25 12:04 PM PT1:04 PM MT2:04 PM CT3:04 PM ET15:04 ET19:04 GMT3:04 12:04 PM MST2:04 PM EST2:34 PM VEN23:04 UAE2:04 PM CT-Liriano earned his first win in three starts Tuesday in a 12-1 rout of Arizona.
Analysis: Liriano (4-3, 4.30 ERA) gave up one run and two hits in 5 2/3 innings but also walked five. He allowed two runs in seven innings in a 3-1 loss to Atlanta on May 18.
May 14 8:43 AM PT9:43 AM MT10:43 AM CT11:43 AM ET11:43 ET15:43 GMT23:43 8:43 AM MST10:43 AM EST11:13 AM VEN19:43 UAE10:43 AM CT-Liriano was crushed Friday.
Analysis: Liriano surrendered all three Cubs homers and eight runs in 4 2/3 innings.
May 7 4:35 PM PT5:35 PM MT6:35 PM CT7:35 PM ET19:35 ET23:35 GMT7:35 4:35 PM MST6:35 PM EST7:05 PM VEN3:35 UAE (+1)6:35 PM CT-Liriano continued his dominance at Busch Stadium as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Friday night.
Analysis: Liriano (3-1, 3.60 ERA) improved to 4-0 with a 2.07 ERA in six career starts at Busch Stadium. Liriano fanned 10 through seven innings in his second straight win, his 24th career double-digit strikeout performance.
May 1 4:29 PM PT5:29 PM MT6:29 PM CT7:29 PM ET19:29 ET23:29 GMT7:29 4:29 PM MST6:29 PM EST6:59 PM VEN3:29 UAE (+1)6:29 PM CT-Liriano won for the first time since opening day Saturday night against Cincinnati.
Analysis: Liriano (2-1, 3.86 ERA) allowed one run in 6 2/3 innings for his first win since April 3 when he pitched six scoreless innings against St. Louis. The left-hander also held the Reds to five hits and struck out six while walking none after allowing 17 bases on balls in his first four starts.
Apr. 25 8:27 AM PT9:27 AM MT10:27 AM CT11:27 AM ET11:27 ET15:27 GMT23:27 8:27 AM MST10:27 AM EST10:57 AM VEN19:27 UAE10:27 AM CT-Liriano got no decision Sunday.
Analysis: Liriano was charged with four runs in six innings, as he served up two dingers.
Apr. 4 10:08 PM PT11:08 PM MT12:08 AM CT1:08 AM ET1:08 ET5:08 GMT13:08 10:08 PM MST12:08 AM EST12:38 AM VEN9:08 UAE12:08 AM CT-Liriano tied a Pirates opening day record by striking out 10 and singled home the first run of the 2016 Major League Baseball season for good measure, sending Pittsburgh past the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 on Sunday.
Analysis: Liriano, 12-7 with a 3.38 ERA in 31 starts last season, allowed just three hits and walked five in six shutout innings. His RBI hit in the second came off Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2005 Min 1 2 0 - 0 6 4 0 23.2 19 15 15 4 7 0 33 1.10 5.70
2006 Min 12 3 1 - 1 28 16 0 121.0 89 31 29 9 32 0 144 1.00 2.16
2008 Min 6 4 0 - 0 14 14 0 76.0 74 40 33 7 32 1 67 1.39 3.91
2009 Min 5 13 0 - 0 29 24 0 136.2 147 93 88 21 65 0 122 1.55 5.80
2010 Min 14 10 0 - 0 31 31 0 191.2 184 77 77 9 58 0 201 1.26 3.62
2011 Min 9 10 0 - 0 26 24 1 134.1 125 81 76 14 75 1 112 1.49 5.09
2012 Min 3 10 0 - 0 22 17 0 100.0 89 63 59 12 55 4 109 1.44 5.31
2012 CWS 3 2 0 - 0 12 11 0 56.2 54 34 34 7 32 1 58 1.52 5.40
2012 Tot 6 12 0 - 0 34 28 0 156.2 143 97 93 19 87 5 167 1.47 5.34
2013 Pit 16 8 0 - 0 26 26 2 161.0 134 54 54 9 63 0 163 1.22 3.02
2014 Pit 7 10 0 - 0 29 29 0 162.1 130 68 61 13 81 3 175 1.30 3.38
2015 Pit 12 7 0 - 0 31 31 0 186.2 155 75 70 15 70 1 205 1.21 3.38
2016 Pit 4 8 0 - 0 15 15 0 82.2 83 54 49 14 54 1 83 1.66 5.33
Career 92 87 1 - 1 269 242 3 1432.2 1283 685 645 134 624 12 1472 1.33 4.05

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2006 Min 28 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .200 .333 .200
2009 Min 29 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2010 Min 31 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2011 Min 26 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .500 .667 .500
2012 Min 22 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2012 Tot 34 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2013 Pit 26 47 0 3 0 0 0 1 4 18 0 0 .064 .137 .064
2014 Pit 29 45 1 5 0 0 0 0 2 14 0 0 .111 .149 .111
2015 Pit 31 65 4 11 2 0 1 7 0 28 0 0 .169 .169 .246
2016 Pit 16 31 1 9 1 0 0 4 0 11 0 0 .290 .290 .323
Career 270 205 6 30 3 0 1 14 8 80 0 0 .146 .178 .176

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2009 Min Total 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 2.0 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 4.50
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 2.0 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 4.50
2010 Min Total 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.2 6 4 4 0 3 0 7 6.35
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.2 6 4 4 0 3 0 7 6.35
2013 Pit Total 1 0 0 - 0 2 2 0 13.0 7 3 3 0 3 0 10 2.08
    WC 1 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 7.0 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 1.29
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.0 3 2 2 0 2 0 5 3.00
Career 1 0 0 - 0 4 3 0 20.2 14 9 8 1 7 0 18 3.48

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 Pit Total 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .667 .500
    WC 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500
    LDS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1.000 -
Career 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .667 .500


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 748 96 87 92.3 51.55
Slider 452 91 77 85.3 31.15
Changeup 251 89 82 84.8 17.3

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