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Insider Only Liriano, Pirates agree to three year deal

liriano The Pittsburgh Pirates and Francisco Liriano have reached an agreement on a three year deal. The deal is expected to be worth $39 million over three years, per Jon Heyman of CBS Sports

The two sides made significant progress in talks Monday evening leading to the completion of the deal within the last 30 minutes. Liriano, 31, went 7-10 with a 3.38 ERA in 2014. It represents the largest free agent deal in Pirates history.
The Pirates top priority coming into the Winter Meetings has been resigning Liriano and Edinson Volquez. The team is now moving their attention to Volquez, others.
Pittsburgh is showing a willingness to go two years to resign Volquez.

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