Francisco Liriano isn’t leaving The Keystone State…
The Philadelphia Phillies have signed the 36-year-old Dominican professional baseball left-handed pitcher to a minor league contracts with invitations to attend major league spring training.
Liriano was 5-3 with a 3.47 ERA in 69 relief appearances for the Pittsburgh Pirateslast season. Liriano is 112-114 with a 4.15 ERA and has averaged 9.01 strikeouts per nine innings over 419 career games.
During his career, he has played for the Minnesota Twins, Chicago White Sox, the Pirates, Toronto Blue Jays, Houston Astrosand Detroit Tigers.
Liriano was an MLB All-Star in 2006, and is a two-time winner of the MLB Comeback Player of the Year Award.