Bucs announce 1-year deal with LHP Liriano
February 8, 2013
New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!
PITTSBURGH (AP) - 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 Pirates announced the deal on Friday night and said it also includes a vesting option for the 2014 season.
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.
The 29-year-old Liriano is 53-54 with a 4.40 ERA in seven major league seasons. He went 6-12 with a 5.34 ERA in 2012 while splitting the season between the Twins and White Sox.
The Associated Press News Service
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved
5-1 Y'day, 24-6 L30, 33-11 L5 Days
6-1 +528 L2 Days, 5-1 +451 GPlays
6-1 Streak, 12-5 +719 L17 G-Plays
5-0 G-Plays, 11-3 +782 L14 Picks
13-7 Run, 19-8 +1,195 L27 G-Plays
3-1 L4 Picks, 10-4 L14 Guarantees
9-5 +492 L3 Days, 13-7 +717 L20
2-0 +227 LN, 11-5 +636 L16 Picks
21-11 L32 G-Plays, 10-4 L14 Totals
5-2 +302 Y'day, 8-3 +502 L3 Days
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!