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Pirates activate lefty Francisco Liriano from DL

Jul 13 2014 11:16am CDT | Source:

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Volquez keeps pledge to fill role as rotation ace

Jul 10 2014 11:32pm CDT | Source: MLB News Index

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Edinson Volquez is good at pitching. He is even better at keeping a promise. When boyhood pal and fellow Pirates starter Francisco Liriano landed on the disabled list with a strained left oblique on June 11, Volquez pledged to assume the leadership rol ...
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Liriano returning to Pirates before All-Star break

Jul 8 2014 7:41pm CDT | Source:

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Gerrit Cole Showing Progress, Pirates Hope 100 MPH Ace Returns Quickly

Jun 17 2014 10:45pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Now that we've dismissed the idea of pitch cost in the abstract, can we soon do the same with velocity cost? With the outbreak of arm surgeries, many, including some sharp knives like Jeff Passan of Yahoo, discussed how the hardest throwers appeared to be breaking down at an increased rate. Coincidence or correlation? Right now, we have to look toward the latter with yet another one of those hard throwers heading to the DL. Gerrit Cole is actually the hardest of the hard ...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Playoff Chances Depend on Better Pitching

Jun 17 2014 8:31pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Washington Nationals v Pittsburgh Pirates
The Pittsburgh Pirates shocked Major League Baseball last year by winning 94 games and coming within a win of reaching the National League Championship Series, but this year's version of the team will have a hard time duplicating that success. At this point last year, the Pirates were 12 games over .500 and leading a crowded pack for the first spot in the National League Wild Card race. This year, as of June 17, the team is one game under .500 and currently sits seven ga ...
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Braves Notes: Floyd, Harang, Gattis, Bethancourt

Jun 16 2014 4:11pm CDT | Source: MLB Trade Rumors

Chicago Cubs v Atlanta Braves
We’re still six weeks or so away from the non-waiver trade deadline, but trade discussions are beginning to pick up around the league. Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports (via Twitter) that the Braves are already receiving interest in their starting pitchers. While the Braves certainly aren’t sellers, they can afford to move Gavin Floyd or Aaron Harang due to the presence of Alex Wood in the minor leagues, Morosi points out. ...
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Vance Worley joins the pitching staff

Jun 14 2014 11:57pm CDT | Source: Yardbarker: MLB

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- The Pirates will send Vance Worley to the hill on Sunday afternoon in Miami, as they need another starter after Francisco Liriano‘s injury. With the addition of Worley, three-fifths of the current Pirates rotation will have made several starts in Triple-A Indy this year. And yet, all of a sudden they seem to be getting better starting pitching than they have all year. Will Worley continue that trend? Vance comes out of Indianapolis with a mediocre 4.30 ERA in seven starts, but he boasts a r ...
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DR HQ: The Rangers' injury plague continues

Jun 13 2014 10:31pm CDT | Source: baseballhq

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article teaser:  Injuries to the Rangers' Moreland and Scheppers; plus Neil Walker and Francisco Liriano head to the DL. Mitch Moreland (1B, TEX) Injury: Left ankle pain; reconstructive surgery TBA DL date: June 8 Estimated DL time: Out for the year. Estimated 2014 effect upon return: Out for 2014. Tyler Skaggs (LHP, LAA) Injury: Grade 1 right hamstring strain DL dat ...
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Oblique strain sends Liriano to disabled list

Jun 11 2014 5:51pm CDT | Source: MLB News Index

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Francisco Liriano was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a strained left ob ...
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