A 2 hour and 50 minute rain delay didn’t side track Francisco Liriano (9-3, 2.00 ERA) Wednesday Night. Liriano pitched seven shutout innings, allowing four hits over seven innings, while striking out six and walking one, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates (54-36) to a 2-1 win over the Oakland A’s (54-38).
Liriano’s dominant night lowered his ERA to 2.00 on the season and the Pirates snapped a four game losing streak.
The Pirates picked up their 13th shutout of the season.
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