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Topic - Francisco Liriano
Pedro Alvarez hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in best-of-five NL division series.
Gerrit Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 Friday to even their NL division series at a game apiece.
The Pittsburgh Pirates went 21 years between playoff games. The wait will be significantly shorter this time around. Russell Martin homered twice, Francisco Liriano was dominant for seven innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates roared past Cincinnati for a 6-2 victory in the NL wild-card game Tuesday night.
Drew Storen was about 15 years old when he got a chance to talk to Dr. Timothy Kremchek. The Cincinnati Reds' medical director talked to the young right-hander about pitching — and about how it is simply not something the body is really built to do.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have completed a one-year contract with Francisco Liriano that was delayed after the left-hander injured his non-pitching arm over the holidays.
The Boston Red Sox are pursuing another burly right-hander to shore up their bullpen.
The fallout from a 99-loss season for the Minnesota Twins has started with the firing of general manager Bill Smith.
Francisco Liriano thinks he can carry something positive into the offseason. Well, at least his left shoulder isn't hurting.
Twins catcher Joe Mauer is likely to miss the rest of the season after being diagnosed with a mild case of pneumonia.
Carlos Guillen hit a two-run triple in Detroit's four-run sixth inning and the Tigers beat the Los Angeles Angels 12-2 on Friday night.
Ervin Santana pitched the first solo no-hitter for the Angels in nearly 27 years, getting some long overdue revenge against the Cleveland Indians and leading Los Angeles to a 3-1 win Wednesday.
A two-hour rain delay snappped Yovani Gallardo out of his usual pregame routine.
The Minnesota Twins still have the worst record in the American League. Still in last place in their division, 12 games below the .500 mark. Still missing most of their stars to injury.
Francisco Liriano gave the Texas Rangers more Target Field trouble.
"Wow," said Liriano, who had Tommy John surgery in 2006.
"One minute everything was fine," Liriano said. "I think I was rushing and trying to overthrow. The ball was moving everywhere. It was one of those days."