Pirates finalize deal with Liriano

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The Pittsburgh Pirates signed pitcher
Francisco Liriano to a three-year contract on Friday.

Financial terms were not released, but multiple outlets reported during the
winter meetings that the left-hander’s contract is worth $39 million, the
richest free-agent deal in team history.

Liriano, 31, went 7-10 with a 3.38 ERA in 29 starts this past season with the
Pirates. He won 16 games for the club in 2013.

For his career, Liriano is 76-72 with a 4.07 ERA in 223 games (196 starts)
with the Minnesota Twins, Chicago Whites Sox and Pirates.