|Liriano leaves start in fourth inning|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 10 June 2014 14:24|
Liriano bent over and held his back after throwing a pitch to Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. Liriano stretched his back and threw a few warm-up pitchers while manager Clint Hurdle and athletic trainers looked on 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 in 13 starts coming into Tuesday's game.