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Francisco Liriano

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  • Escobar steps in, steps up for Twins

    ANAHEIM, Calif. Eduardo Escobar has played five different positions this season for the Twins. This is what a utility player does, but Escobar has hit while playing all of them. And slowly but surely, instead of being praised for being a good bench...
  • MLB roundup: Twins summon 20-year-old Polanco

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Twins summon 20-year-old Polanco The Minnesota Twins promoted 20-year-old shortstop Jorge Polanco from Class A to the majors, the team announced Thursday. In 72 games with Class A Fort Myers, Polanco hit .289 (83-for-...
  • Pirates 5, Mets 2

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Pirates 5, Mets 2 PITTSBURGH -- Less than three weeks removed from being teammates at Triple-A Indianapolis, Gregory Polanco homered and drove in four runs and Vance Worley allowed one run in...
  • Worley, Polanco pace Pirates in win over Mets

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Worley, Polanco pace Pirates in win over Mets PITTSBURGH -- Gregory Polanco and Vance Worley were teammates at Triple-A Indianapolis less than three weeks ago. Now, they are sparking the...
  • Pirates' Marte close to returning

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Starling Marte is getting closer to returning to the Pittsburgh Pirates' lineup. The left fielder sat out a second straight game Thursday night as the Pirates beat the...
  • Grilli's descent sudden with Pirates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Jason Grilli's descent was rapid, going from closer to mop-up reliever to gone in one week. The Pittsburgh Pirates traded the right-hander to the Los Angeles Angels on...
  • Pitching depth emerges for Pirates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Things looked like they were breaking bad for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Injured left-hander Francisco Liriano landed him on the 15-day disabled list June 11. A few...
  • Marte leads Pirates' comeback win

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Marte leads Pirates' comeback win PITTSBURGH --- Starling Marte wasn't so sure he was about to become the hero when he and his Pittsburgh Pirates were down to their final strike on a night in...
  • Pirates' Hurdle remains optimistic about Alvarez

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Third baseman Pedro Alvarez is in his fifth major league season, but he has yet to become the consistent run-producer the Pittsburgh Pirates thought they were getting...
  • Recap: Pirates 5, Diamondbacks 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Pirates 5, Diamondbacks 1 Pirates 5, Diamondbacks 1: Rookie Gregory Polanco belted a two-run homer and Charlie Morton tossed six solid innings as host Pittsburgh posted its ninth win in 11 outings. Starling Marte had an RBI...
  • Polanco's home run helps Pirates top Diamondbacks

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Polanco's home run helps Pirates top Diamondbacks PITTSBURGH -- National League pitchers are starting to get a book on Gregory Polanco. The Pittsburgh Pirates rookie right fielder is starting...