Francisco Liriano

Twins Rained Out In Cleveland; At Detroit Tonight
The Twins trailed Cleveland 1-0 after 2 innings when rain forced a delay and then a postponement. No makeup date has been scheduled yet but the Twins do return to Cleveland September 23-25. The Twins begin a 3-game series at Detroit tonight at 6:05, pregame on WJON at 5:35. Lefthander Francisco L…
Liriano’s Fall a Curious One
Francisco Liriano, one of the upcoming young pitchers in the game back in 2006, has become one of the biggest disappointments of a Twins season filled with many. The question is will anyone offer anything for him as a free agent?
Twins Should Sell Slowey, Liriano and Delmon
The Twins are 7 games back of Detroit for first place in the American League Central with 2 months remaining and a week to go before the Major League Baseball trading deadline. The Twins should finally cut bait on Liriano, Slowey and Delmon Young. Liriano is inconsistent and doesn't keep the …
Tigers Beat Twins 5-2
The Twins lost 5-2 at home to the Detroit Tigers Sunday afternoon. Francisco Liriano allowed 6 hits and 4 earned runs in 2 1/3 innings to take the loss and drop to 6-8. Rick Porcello allowed 2 earned runs in 6 innings to get the win for the Tigers. Delmon Young went 2-4 with 1 RBI and Danny Valen…
Twins Host Kansas City Tonight
The Twins host the Kansas City Royals tonight beginning a 12-game homestand and 4-game series at Target Field. Minnesota and Kansas City will begin at 7:10 tonight, pregame on WJON at 6:40. Lefthander Francisco Liriano (5-7) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and lefthander Bruce Chen (5-2)…
Brewers Rout Twins 11-1
The Twins have lost 3 straight games after falling 11-1 in Milwaukee to the Brewers Saturday night. Francisco Liriano was hit for 8 hits and 5 earned run in just 3 2/3 innings. He takes the loss and drops to 4-7. Ben Revere went 2-5 with 1 RBI and Michael Cuddyer was 2-3 at the plate for the Twin…
Liriano, Twins Beat Rangers 6-1
Twins' starter Francisco Liriano flirted with his 2nd no-hitter this season in their 6-1 win over Texas Sunday afternoon. Liriano took a no-hitter into the 8th inning before Adrian Beltre broke it up with a single up the middle to lead off the inning. The Twins scored 5 runs in the bottom of …
Cleveland Snaps Twins Win Streak
The Twins lost 1-0 at Cleveland against the Indians Tuesday night. The loss snaps a 5-game win streak for the Twins. Carlos Carrasco threw 8 1/3 innings with 3 hits allowed to get the win and improve to 5-3. Chris Perez recorded the final 2 outs to get the save.
Twins Place Liriano On DL; Kubel Hurt
The Twins placed lefthanded starting pitcher Francisco Liriano on the 15-day disabled list with inflamation in his throwing shoulder Sunday. Anthony Slama was called up from triple-A Rochester to replace Liriano on the active roster. Slama will work out of the bullpen while Anthony Swarzak will ta…
Twins Get Swept In Arizona
The Twins lost 3-2 in Arizona Sunday afternoon to get swept in the 3-game series. Delmon Young had 2 hits including a solo homerun and scored both Twins' runs. His homerun tied the game at 2 in the 7th inning. Arizona got a leadoff triple from Willie Bloomquist in the bottom of the 7th and a…

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