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Francisco Liriano
ERA W-L K
4.18 2-7 93
Team: PittsburghHt / Wt: 6-2 / 215 NFBC ADP: 160.03
Position: SPBorn: 10/26/1983 Birthplace: San Cristobal, DR
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: Undrafted by Giants (2000)


Latest News
July 24 2:37 PM PT3:37 PM MT4:37 PM CT5:37 PM ET17:37 ET21:37 GMT5:37 2:37 PM MST4:37 PM EST5:07 PM VEN1:37 UAE (+1)4:37 PM CT-Liriano turned in perhaps his best start of the season Wednesday, limiting the Dodgers to one run and four hits over seven innings in a 6-1 victory.
Analysis: Liriano appears to have turned a corner, posting a 2.43 ERA over his last six starts, though Wednesday marked the first time in eight outings in which he completed at least six innings.
July 19 11:23 AM PT12:23 PM MT1:23 PM CT2:23 PM ET14:23 ET18:23 GMT2:23 11:23 AM MST1:23 PM EST1:53 PM VEN22:23 UAE1:23 PM CT-Liriano worked five innings as he tries to bounce back from a difficult first half in which he managed just one win in 15 starts and spent a month on the disabled list with a back injury.
Analysis: Liriano struck out eight and gave up an unearned run. He faces the Dodgers in his next outing.
June 10 5:54 PM PT6:54 PM MT7:54 PM CT8:54 PM ET20:54 ET0:54 GMT8:54 5:54 PM MST7:54 PM EST8:24 PM VEN4:54 UAE (+1)7:54 PM CT-The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated Liriano from the 15-day disabled list to start Sunday's game at Cincinnati.
Analysis: Liriano, 1-6 with a 4.60 ERA in 14 starts, went on the disabled list on June 11, one day after leaving his start against the Chicago Cubs with a left oblique strain.
Apr. 27 10:03 PM PT11:03 PM MT12:03 AM CT1:03 AM ET1:03 ET5:03 GMT13:03 10:03 PM MST12:03 AM EST12:33 AM VEN9:03 UAE12:03 AM CT-The Pittsburgh Pirates are hopeful Liriano, taken out of Saturday's game with flu-like symptoms and dizziness, will be able to make his next start.
Analysis: General manager Neal Huntington said Sunday that the team was "cautiously optimistic" Liriano would be ready. Liriano left after walking pitcher Tyler Lyons and falling behind 3-0 to leadoff man Matt Carpenter in the third inning.
Apr. 1 3:09 PM PT4:09 PM MT5:09 PM CT6:09 PM ET18:09 ET22:09 GMT6:09 3:09 PM MST5:09 PM EST5:39 PM VEN2:09 UAE (+1)5:09 PM CT-Liriano struck out 10 and allowed four hits in six shutout innings against the Cubs on Monday.
Analysis: Liriano is out to show his 2013 season - when he was 16-8 with a 3.02 ERA for Pittsburgh - wasn't a fluke and his career is in full-on renaissance mode.
Feb. 26 8:23 PM PT9:23 PM MT10:23 PM CT11:23 PM ET23:23 ET4:23 GMT12:23 9:23 PM MST11:23 PM EST11:53 PM VEN8:23 UAE10:23 PM CT-Liriano gave up two runs, three hits and a walk in his one scheduled inning. He allowed four of his first five batters to reach.
Analysis: Liriano, the Pirates' scheduled opening-day starter, was 16-8 with a 3.02 ERA last year and was selected NL Comeback Player of the Year.

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 2 7 0 - 0 17 17 0 88.1 79 45 41 9 47 2 93 1.43 4.18
Career 71 69 1 - 1 211 184 3 1089.1 994 533 506 101 466 9 1102 1.34 4.18

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 17 26 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .115 .115 .115
Career 211 90 0 8 0 0 0 3 6 33 0 0 .089 .146 .089

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
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.0 3 2 2 0 2 0 5 3.00
    WC 1 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 7.0 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 1.29
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
    LDS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1.000 -
    WC 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500
Career 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .667 .500


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 633 96 86 91.4 41.18
Slider 511 90 79 83.7 33.25
Changeup 393 88 81 83.8 25.57

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