|Aug. 31 11:49 AM PT12:49 PM MT1:49 PM CT2:49 PM ET14:49 ET18:49 GMT2:49 CST11:49 AM MST1:49 PM EST2:19 PM VEN22:49 UAE1:49 PM CT-Liriano threw eight innings of two-hit ball to beat St. Louis 5-0 on Friday.
Analysis: Liriano has been nearly untouchable at home, where he's gone 8-1 with a 1.21 ERA in nine starts.
|Aug. 25 12:53 PM PT1:53 PM MT2:53 PM CT3:53 PM ET15:53 ET19:53 GMT3:53 CST12:53 PM MST2:53 PM EST3:23 PM VEN23:53 UAE2:53 PM CT-Liriano was tagged for four runs and nine hits in four innings Saturday in a 6-3 loss at San Francisco.
Analysis: Liriano has been hit or miss of late, going 2-2 with a 6.04 ERA in his last four starts. While he has surrendered 14 runs over 6 1-3 innings in those defeats, he owns a 0.56 ERA in the wins.
|Aug. 20 2:48 PM PT3:48 PM MT4:48 PM CT5:48 PM ET17:48 ET21:48 GMT5:48 CST2:48 PM MST4:48 PM EST5:18 PM VEN1:48 UAE (+1)4:48 PM CT-Liriano dazzled again, throwing seven shutout innings of four-hit ball while striking out 13 in Pittsburgh's 3-1 win over San Diego on Monday.
Analysis: It was the second-highest strikeout total of Liriano's career, trailing only his 15-strikeout game in a 6-3 loss to Oakland while with the Twins on July 13, 2012.
|Aug. 15 10:48 AM PT11:48 AM MT12:48 PM CT1:48 PM ET13:48 ET17:48 GMT1:48 CST10:48 AM MST12:48 PM EST1:18 PM VEN21:48 UAE12:48 PM CT-Liriano was dominant coming off the worst outing of his career and the Pittsburgh Pirates got home runs from Pedro Alvarez and Garrett Jones in a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Liriano (13-5, 2.68 ERA) allowed four hits with six strikeouts and needed just 94 pitches to beat the Cardinals for the second time this year. He is 3-0 with a 1.57 ERA in his career against St. Louis. His last time out, the lefty was punished for 10 runs in 2 1-3 innings at Colorado.
|Aug. 10 1:26 PM PT2:26 PM MT3:26 PM CT4:26 PM ET16:26 ET20:26 GMT4:26 CST1:26 PM MST3:26 PM EST3:56 PM VEN0:26 UAE (+1)3:26 PM CT-Liriano was battered in Friday's 10-1 loss at Colorado.
Analysis: Liriano had never pitched at Coors Field and it showed. He allowed a career-high 10 runs on 12 hits in 2 1-3 innings, his shortest outing of the season. "I was missing my spots a lot," Liriano said. His personal three-game winning streak was snapped.
|Aug. 4 11:59 AM PT12:59 PM MT1:59 PM CT2:59 PM ET14:59 ET18:59 GMT2:59 CST11:59 AM MST1:59 PM EST2:29 PM VEN22:59 UAE1:59 PM CT-Liriano continued his recent dominance with seven strong innings and led the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
Analysis: Liriano (12-4, 2.02 ERA) allowed only two hits to offset his five walks and had six strikeouts. The left-hander improved to 7-1 with a 1.65 ERA in his last eight starts for the NL Central leaders.
|July 30 10:02 AM PT11:02 AM MT12:02 PM CT1:02 PM ET13:02 ET17:02 GMT1:02 CST10:02 AM MST12:02 PM EST12:32 PM VEN21:02 UAE12:02 PM CT-Liriano was stellar again, limiting the Cardinals to one run and four hits over seven innings in Pittsburgh's 9-2 victory on Monday.
Analysis: Liriano has allowed one run over 14 2-3 innings in his last two starts while striking out 16.
|July 25 10:10 AM PT11:10 AM MT12:10 PM CT1:10 PM ET13:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 CST10:10 AM MST12:10 PM EST12:40 PM VEN21:10 UAE12:10 PM CT-Liriano allowed two hits and struck out eight in 7 2-3 scoreless innings Wednesday in a 4-2 win at Washington.
Analysis: Liriano, who has fanned 92 in 88 2-3 innings, is 10-4 with a sparkling 2.23 ERA. He remains one of this season's biggest surprises.
|July 11 3:09 PM PT4:09 PM MT5:09 PM CT6:09 PM ET18:09 ET22:09 GMT6:09 CST3:09 PM MST5:09 PM EST5:39 PM VEN2:09 UAE (+1)5:09 PM CT-Liriano pitched another gem, allowing four hits over seven innings in a 5-0 win over Oakland on Wednesday.
Analysis: Liriano has won four straight starts, posting a 1.26 ERA over that span.
|July 6 2:35 PM PT3:35 PM MT4:35 PM CT5:35 PM ET17:35 ET21:35 GMT5:35 CST2:35 PM MST4:35 PM EST5:05 PM VEN1:35 UAE (+1)4:35 PM CT-Liriano surrendered two runs and four hits in a complete-game gem to beat the Cubs 6-2 on Friday.
Analysis: Liriano struck out seven on the way to his eighth win. He has a 1.66 ERA while winning three consecutive starts.
|June 30 11:51 AM PT12:51 PM MT1:51 PM CT2:51 PM ET14:51 ET18:51 GMT2:51 CST11:51 AM MST1:51 PM EST2:21 PM VEN22:51 UAE1:51 PM CT-Liriano gave up one run and seven hits over six innings in Saturday's 2-1 win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: The left-hander won his second straight start. He's 7-3 with a 2.23 ERA in 10 starts for the Pirates.
|June 23 9:06 AM PT10:06 AM MT11:06 AM CT12:06 PM ET12:06 ET16:06 GMT0:06 CST9:06 AM MST11:06 AM EST11:36 AM VEN20:06 UAE11:06 AM CT-Liriano allowed one run and seven hits over 6 2-3 innings to beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-1 on Saturday.
Analysis: Liriano has won three of his last four starts, posting a 2.45 ERA over that span.
|June 18 1:28 PM PT2:28 PM MT3:28 PM CT4:28 PM ET16:28 ET20:28 GMT4:28 CST1:28 PM MST3:28 PM EST3:58 PM VEN0:28 UAE (+1)3:28 PM CT-Todd Frazier and Zack Cozart hit upper-deck homers off Liriano, and the Cincinnati Reds moved a season-high 15 games over .500 by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Monday night.
Analysis: Liriano (5-3) hadn't allowed a homer in his seven previous starts.
|June 8 10:50 AM PT11:50 AM MT12:50 PM CT1:50 PM ET13:50 ET17:50 GMT1:50 CST10:50 AM MST12:50 PM EST1:20 PM VEN21:50 UAE12:50 PM CT-Liriano walked five but was able to limit the damage, scattering two hits over seven innings during Friday's 2-0 road win over the Cubs.
Analysis: Liriano, who struck out eight, improved to 4-2 with a 1.75 ERA since coming off the DL last month. He's fanned 47 over 36 innings.
|May 23 2:44 PM PT3:44 PM MT4:44 PM CT5:44 PM ET17:44 ET21:44 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.
Analysis: 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.
|May 17 12:20 PM PT1:20 PM MT2:20 PM CT3:20 PM ET15:20 ET19:20 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.
Analysis: 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.
|May 12 10:21 AM PT11:21 AM MT12:21 PM CT1:21 PM ET13:21 ET17:21 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.
Analysis: 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.
|Apr. 16 10:40 PM PT11:40 PM MT12:40 AM CT1:40 AM ET1:40 ET5:40 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.
Analysis: 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 ET18:21 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.
Analysis: 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 ET5:57 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.
Analysis: 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.
|2005||Min||1||2||0 - 0||6||4||0||23.2||19||15||15||4||7||0||33||1.10||5.70||$33.67|
|2006||Min||12||3||1 - 1||28||16||0||121.0||89||31||29||9||32||0||144||1.00||2.16||$238.50|
|2008||Min||6||4||0 - 0||14||14||0||76.0||74||40||33||7||32||1||67||1.39||3.91||$87.00|
|2009||Min||5||13||0 - 0||29||24||0||136.2||147||93||88||21||65||0||122||1.55||5.80||$89.67|
|2010||Min||14||10||0 - 0||31||31||0||191.2||184||77||77||9||58||0||201||1.26||3.62||$264.67|
|2011||Min||9||10||0 - 0||26||24||1||134.1||125||81||76||14||75||1||112||1.49||5.09||$115.33|
|2012||Min||3||10||0 - 0||22||17||0||100.0||89||63||59||12||55||4||109||1.44||5.31||$93.00|
|2012||CWS||3||2||0 - 0||12||11||0||56.2||54||34||34||7||32||1||58||1.52||5.40||$52.67|
|2012||Tot||6||12||0 - 0||34||28||0||156.2||143||97||93||19||87||5||167||1.47||5.34||$145.67|
|2013||Pit||16||8||0 - 0||26||26||2||161.0||134||54||54||9||63||0||163||1.22||3.02||$251.50|
|Career||69||62||1 - 1||194||167||3||1001.0||915||488||465||92||419||7||1009||1.33||4.18|
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|0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||2.0||1||2||1||1||1||0||1||4.50|
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|0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||5.2||6||4||4||0||3||0||7||6.35|
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|0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||6.0||3||2||2||0||2||0||5||3.00|
|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|