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Topic - Francisco Liriano
Francisco Liriano finally got that long-awaited first victory of the season.
The career-high 128 pitches Josh Beckett threw in his no-hitter didn't hurt him Friday night against the Pirates - at least not as much as Ike Davis' tape-measure home run.
Francisco Liriano is getting frustrated.
Chris Davis finally found his form from last season. Francisco Liriano is still looking for his.
Chris Davis had been searching since spring training for the power stroke that produced 53 home runs last season.
Backup catcher Chris Stewart's single keyed a three-run burst in the ninth inning against Francisco Rodriguez and sent the Pittsburgh Pirates past Milwaukee 4-1 Wednesday night, ending the Brewers' three-game winning streak.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are hopeful Francisco Liriano, taken out of Saturday's game with flu-like symptoms and dizziness, will be able to make his next start.
Francisco Liriano wasn't feeling well. First came a nosebleed, then the Pirates pitcher felt dizzy at the plate before flying out to end the second inning.
St. Louis Cardinals hitters keep reminding themselves that there's a long, long way to go.
Pittsburgh Pirates starter Francisco Liriano left the game in the third inning suffering from flu-like symptoms and dizziness after walking Cardinals pitcher Tyler Lyons and going to a 3-0 count on leadoff man Matt Carpenter.
Francisco Liriano had seven strikeouts and two big mistakes for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Aramis Ramirez crushed a 1-2 fastball into the left-field stands, the breakthrough that the Milwaukee Brewers needed against a tough left-hander.
Francisco Liriano spent most of the first inning trying to figure out where his fastball was going.
Every time the St. Louis Cardinals faced Francisco Liriano in 2013, the Pittsburgh Pirates left-hander found a way to push the Cardinals around.
Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil Walker understands not everybody is going to be a fan of Major League Baseball's expanded replay system, which threatens to slow down a sport that already struggles to be played with any sort of urgency.
"It was a great feeling to get that first win out of the way," said Liriano, a 16-game winner for Pittsburgh last season. "It was a long time, and I felt like I wasn't doing my job. I just want to try to go deeper into the game my next time out."
"I was just missing pitches and not doing my job, I think," Liriano said. "With men on base, I was trying to overthrow most of the time."