Francisco Liriano RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blue Jays want Liriano in the ‘pen despite rough outing

    Hardball Talk "With the postseason looming in the not-too-distant future, teams are beginning to experiment with unorthodox methods of roster optimization. For the Blue Jays, that meant slotting left-handed starter Francisco Liriano into the bullpen on Friday. Manager John Gibbons decided to shake things up..." September 03

  • Blue Jays trade Drew Hutchison to Pirates in deal for Francisco Liriano

    Sportsnet "The Blue Jays have traded right-hander Drew Hutchison to the Pittsburgh Pirates for left-hander Francisco Liriano and two prospects, according to multiple reports. Liriano has struggled this season, posting a 6-11 record with a 5.46 ERA in 21 starts. However, the 32-year-old veteran is coming..." August 01

  • Orioles interested in Pirates starter Francisco Liriano

    Camden Chat "Baseball’s trade deadline is over a month away, which doesn’t mean that the Orioles aren’t out there looking to make an early move if they can find the right one. MLB Network’s Jon Morosi reported on Wednesday afternoon that the Orioles are interested in Pirates starter Francisco Liriano. Some..." June 23

  • Pirates scratch Liriano from start due to hamstring discomfort

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Francisco Liriano will not start tonight against the Detroit Tigers as scheduled because of discomfort in his right hamstring. Ryan Vogelsong will start against the Tigers at PNC Park. Liriano struck out 10 in six scoreless innings on opening day. Friday against the Cincinnati Reds, he..." April 13