Liriano leaves start with discomfort on right side

Published on NewsOK Modified: June 10, 2014 at 9:53 pm •  Published: June 10, 2014
Advertisement
;

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano has left his start in the fourth inning with discomfort on his right side.

The left-hander bent over and held his back after throwing a pitch to Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo on Tuesday night. Liriano stretched his back and threw a few warmup pitches while manager Clint Hurdle and athletic trainers looked on. Liriano then shook his head and left the mound.

After leading the Pirates with 16 wins last season, Liriano has struggled this year. He was 1-6 with a 4.54 ERA in 13 starts going into Tuesday's game.



Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Justin Bieber and Kevin Durant share brunch
  2. 2
    Madonna's Daughter Lourdes Blogs About Graduating High School
  3. 3
    Oklahoma TV station apologizes for giving rapper the boot
  4. 4
    ‘True Blood's’ Nelsan Ellis Slams Luke Grimes For Quitting Over Bisexual Storyline
  5. 5
    Peaches Geldof Died of Heroin Overdose: Coroner Rules Socialite's Cause of Death
+ show more