Daily Hit List: Tuesday, June 18 by Matthew Kory
Teams are ordered based on Adjusted Hit List Factor , a computer generated number, and the author isn't responsible for the order of the teams.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Pittsburgh Pirates: The Return of the Invisible Man
A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned how well one Francisco Liriano of the Pittsburgh Pirates was pitching while going relatively unnoticed by the people who notice such things.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Pittsburgh Pirates Francisco Liriano Flies Under The Radar
When was the last time a starting pitching with an ERA of 1.75 and a 4-2 record has been virtually ignored by the fans, sports media and baseball world in general? After signing the former Minnesota Twin as a free agent this past winter, the Pittsburgh Pirates were hoping the former 2010 AL Comeback Player of the Year, who would also toss a ... (more)
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Francisco Liriano tries to build on another superb performance as the Pirates continue a 3-game set against the injury-plagued San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night at PNC Park.
Will Gerrit Cole Already be the 2013 NL Central Title Race's X-Factor?
Last night saw one of the top prospects in all of baseball, and the No. 1 overall pick in the 2011 draft, The big right-hander allowed just four hits in six scoreless innings before running into some trouble in the seventh.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Marin Independent Journal
Giants' Tim Lincecum gets his curveball back
Giants manager Bruce Bochy still talks fondly of the overpowering first impression Tim Lincecum made years ago.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Francisco Liriano is having a Great Start
In just about every start he was dominant and he quickly became a favorite of mine to watch.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Francisco Liriano Continues Improbable Start for Pittsburgh Pirates with Win Vs. Chicago Cubs
The Pittsburgh Pirates have improbably enjoyed a great start to their season, currently holding a 36-25 record and sitting just 3.5 games out of the lead in the National League Central .
National League Game Capsules
Francisco Liriano spun seven shutout innings to help the Pittsburgh Pirates blank the Chicago Cubs, 2-0, in the first of a three-game set at Wrigley Field.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Liriano showcasing talent early in Bucs tenure
Obscured by, but certainly not lost in, the Pirates' 2-0 loss on Saturday night was the brilliance of Francisco Liriano, against whom the Reds managed to hit only three balls to the outfield in six innings.
Tue May 28, 2013
Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?
Stopping the streaks before they start
One of the best part about the Pirates' latest hot streak is that they haven't lost two games in a row since May 7-8. In fact, since losing their first two series of the season, the Pirates have only had back-to-back losses three times.
Mon May 27, 2013
The Detroit Tiger Weblog
Game 2013.49: Pirates at Tigers
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Sun May 26, 2013
Pirates Notebook: Early-season success stems from power, pitching
In a succinct acknowledgement of the Pirates' success so far this season - 31 wins through the first 50 games - manager Clint Hurdle summarized his feelings on the matter.
Fri May 24, 2013
Call to the Pen
Francisco Liriano Dramatically Rejuvented
May 22, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Francisco Liriano delivers a pitch against the Chicago Cubs during the fourth inning at PNC Park.
Thu May 23, 2013
Daily Hit List: Thursday, May 23 by Matthew Kory
NOTE: The original sort order For Prospectus Hit List is based on Ajusted Hit List Factor , not the author's opinion Bad games for Justin Verlander are kind of funny.
Wed May 22, 2013
Liriano dominates as Pirates edge Cubs 1-0
Francisco Liriano continued his torrid start, scattering two hits over seven innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Bleed Cubbie Blue
Cubs vs. Pirates Preview, Wednesday 5/22, 6:05 CT: Another Lefthander
The Cubs will try to even up their series with the Pirates Wednesday evening at PNC Park against a LHP.
Mon May 20, 2013
Fantasy Baseball: Week 8 Start 'Em or Sit 'Em Breakdown
If you listened to my advice last week , you took a shot on Scott Kazmir, only to see him give up four runs, and steered clear of Francisco Liriano as he shined.