Mayo 23 2:44 PM PT3:44 PM MT4:44 PM CT5:44 PM ET17:44 HE21:44 GMT5:44 CST2:44 PM MST4:44 PM EST5:14 PM VEN1:44 UAE (+1)4:44 PM CT-Liriano fired seven shutout innings with nine strikeouts against the Cubs' in a 1-0 Pirates victory Wednesday. Analisis: Pittsburgh's acquisition of Liriano is looking like a coup at this point, as the left-hander is 3-0 with a 1.00 ERA in three starts.
Mayo 17 12:20 PM PT1:20 PM MT2:20 PM CT3:20 PM ET15:20 HE19:20 GMT3:20 CST12:20 PM MST2:20 PM EST2:50 PM VEN23:20 UAE2:20 PM CT-Liriano held the Brewers to a single run and six hits over 5 2-3 innings in Pittsburgh's 7-1 win Thursday. Analisis: Liriano's stat line was nearly identical to the one he posted in his season debut. He's off to a good start for the Pirates as he's 2-0 with a 1.64 ERA and 16 strikeouts in 11 innings.
Mayo 12 10:21 AM PT11:21 AM MT12:21 PM CT1:21 PM ET13:21 HE17:21 GMT1:21 CST10:21 AM MST12:21 PM EST12:51 PM VEN21:21 UAE12:21 PM CT-Liriano struck out nine and pitched into the sixth inning to win his debut with Pittsburgh and help the Pirates beat the New York Mets 11-2 on Saturday. Analisis: Liriano (1-0), returning from a broken non-throwing arm, allowed one run in 5 1-3 innings and 90 pitches. He gave up six hits and two walks.
Abr. 16 10:40 PM PT11:40 PM MT12:40 AM CT1:40 AM ET1:40 HE5:40 GMT13:40 CST10:40 PM MST12:40 AM EST1:10 AM VEN9:40 UAE12:40 AM CT-Liriano has been activated from the disabled list and is slated to start Saturday against the Mets in New York. Analisis: Forecast rain may push back the former All-Star's National League debut another day. He already had it pushed back by an offseason injury to his non-throwing arm. Liriano and the Pirates agreed on a $12.75 million, two-year contract in December. But on Dec. 25, the day before he was supposed to fly to Pittsburgh and sign the deal, he broke his arm at home in the Dominican Republic. Liriano said he was injured when he slapped a door in his house.
Feb. 10 10:21 AM PT11:21 AM MT12:21 PM CT1:21 PM ET13:21 HE18:21 GMT2:21 CST11:21 AM MST1:21 PM EST1:51 PM VEN22:21 UAE12:21 PM CT-Liriano is guaranteed $1 million under his contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates and can earn up to $13.75 million plus award bonuses over two years if he pitches regularly and an injury to his non-throwing arm doesn't land him on the disabled list. Analisis: Liriano and the Pirates agreed in December to a two-year contract pending a physical but he injured his right arm during the holidays and it took until Friday to finalize the reworked agreement. He can make $5.25 million this year and $8.5 million in 2014 if he pitches 200 innings a season.
Feb. 9 9:57 PM PT10:57 PM MT11:57 PM CT12:57 AM ET0:57 HE5:57 GMT13:57 CST10:57 PM MST12:57 AM EST1:27 AM VEN9:57 UAE11:57 PM CT-The Pirates have completed a one-year contract Liriano that was delayed after the left-hander injured his non-pitching arm over the holidays. Analisis: Pittsburgh had agreed to a $14 million, two-year contract with Liriano in December, pending a physical. But then Liriano got hurt, putting his status with the Pirates in jeopardy. General manager Neal Huntington would not get into specifics when he talked last month about the nature of the injury, only saying the team remained in contact with Liriano. He went 6-12 with a 5.34 ERA in 2012 while splitting the season between the Twins and White Sox.