Francisco Liriano
Birthdate: 10/26/1983 (34 y, 2 m, 22 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-2/225     Position: P
Contract: $39M / 3 Years (2015 - 2017)
RotoWire News: Liriano has registered three consecutive holds and attributes is recent improvement to becoming more comfortable with the routine pitching in relief, Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle reports. (9/21/2017)
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)

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SeasonPitchPitchesABPAH1B2B3BHRBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPAVGminVelmaxVelVel
2008Sinker (SI)323799128177139041114.35483.794.391.2
2008Fourseam (FA)315677717160018080110.25483.294.791.5
2008Slider (SL)28373798340160430001.11077.192.584.1
2008Changeup (CH)26252571384014090101.25077.893.482.7
2009Fourseam (FA)75914417049291307220132112.34087.197.092.6
2009Slider (SL)6321541782613805170703314.16981.192.286.9
2009Sinker (SI)45999119392660716090223.39487.396.792.5
2009Changeup (CH)366105111271780260240001.25780.990.285.4
2010Slider (SL)1015285318493412122701575013.17279.492.386.5
2010Fourseam (FA)7331471663929811140212036.26590.798.494.7
2010Sinker (SI)7291641866244122415083228.37890.898.394.3
2010Changeup (CH)536132134342561220150002.25882.889.686.1
2011Slider (SL)6621792013423515180783105.19074.990.386.0
2011Sinker (SI)598133163363011426052209.27188.796.392.5
2011Fourseam (FA)575991243019704230102001.30387.596.492.4
2011Changeup (CH)43891101241931170190301.26480.588.684.8
2012Slider (SL)89024225944297261401182103.18273.891.086.2
2012Sinker (SI)7561421824131811350142126.28989.597.693.7
2012Fourseam (FA)5951111453922908260123411.35189.197.593.7
2012Changeup (CH)45892102191311470230214.20781.289.886.4
2013Sinker (SI)103121224760421017330180112.28389.797.393.7
2013Slider (SL)90724327035257122501180026.14480.393.187.5
2013Changeup (CH)555142147393360050260006.27583.390.787.2
2014Sinker (SI)100117822956381314420163336.31588.596.993.3
2014Slider (SL)84423125237237071801201113.16070.890.985.9
2014Changeup (CH)6801551712823302140330115.18177.389.386.3
2014Fourseam (FA)1402225861102010010.36487.497.093.5
2015Sinker (SI)12872703188166735440393018.30088.397.293.1
2015Slider (SL)98226328133199051501372105.12576.891.485.5
2015Changeup (CH)612143152402690580230019.28080.789.185.1
2015Fourseam (FA)1182023110003050000.05090.096.593.3
2016Sinker (SI)12732673288156101144702862610.30387.997.093.4
2016Slider (SL)82821824436187292001143304.16575.191.986.0
2016Changeup (CH)5301071212821502130230104.26281.589.585.9
2016Fourseam (FA)13826291071113010001.38589.797.293.9
2016Curveball (CU)111000000010000.00079.879.879.8
2017Sinker (SI)870179209572915211240203216.31888.797.392.9
2017Slider (SL)5691281532719800230521014.21177.190.985.5
2017Changeup (CH)2926772181341040130104.26980.090.085.4
2017Curveball (CU)6111100000000001.00072.378.475.3
TotalSinker (SI)832717232072541379891360291016123161962.31483.798.393.2
TotalSlider (SL)76122016223532920674742183010072010638.16370.893.186.2
TotalChangeup (CH)4729108611682701984941970020809337.24977.393.485.7
TotalFourseam (FA)33736367591931293932210107196711.30383.298.493.2
TotalCurveball (CU)722110000010000.50072.379.876.0

SeasonPitchPitchesBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2008Sinker (SI)3239.9 %4.4 %2.25.354.422.5821.005.228.34218.77.7.431177
2008Fourseam (FA)31510.4 %10.4 %1.00.254.329.299.627.045.2716.8-2.4.29085
2008Slider (SL)2837.6 %54.4 %0.14.110.177.205.383.096.241-0.3-9.9.17715
2008Changeup (CH)2627.0 %15.8 %0.44.250.298.385.683.135.2795.5-1.4.29994
2009Fourseam (FA)75912.9 %7.6 %1.69.340.432.5761.008.236.33635.314.9.435178
2009Slider (SL)6329.6 %39.3 %0.24.169.260.318.578.149.25611.2-10.1.26066
2009Sinker (SI)45913.4 %7.6 %1.78.394.470.6671.137.273.37629.215.0.481204
2009Changeup (CH)3665.4 %21.6 %0.25.257.297.390.688.133.31610.9-2.4.30294
2010Slider (SL)10158.5 %49.4 %0.17.172.256.242.498.070.37314.3-22.2.23453
2010Fourseam (FA)7338.4 %12.7 %0.67.265.337.354.691.088.30418.1-1.0.313102
2010Sinker (SI)7298.1 %4.3 %1.88.378.435.549.984.171.37737.416.0.429179
2010Changeup (CH)5361.5 %11.2 %0.13.258.269.364.632.106.27810.7-4.7.27783
2011Slider (SL)6629.0 %38.8 %0.23.190.274.313.586.123.29914.7-7.9.26676
2011Sinker (SI)59816.0 %3.1 %5.20.271.393.383.776.113.25423.04.7.352132
2011Fourseam (FA)57518.5 %8.1 %2.30.303.444.495.938.192.30623.79.8.416174
2011Changeup (CH)4386.9 %18.8 %0.37.264.307.352.659.088.3119.3-2.1.29091
2012Slider (SL)8905.4 %45.6 %0.12.182.232.302.533.120.31913.1-16.5.23657
2012Sinker (SI)75619.2 %7.7 %2.50.289.433.380.814.092.31328.98.1.371143
2012Fourseam (FA)59517.9 %8.3 %2.17.351.472.6491.121.297.32634.317.8.468209
2012Changeup (CH)4586.9 %22.5 %0.30.207.257.370.627.163.2248.1-3.6.27179
2013Sinker (SI)103113.4 %7.3 %1.83.283.378.439.817.156.28236.49.4.362145
2013Slider (SL)9079.3 %43.7 %0.21.144.224.206.430.062.2686.0-23.6.20236
2013Changeup (CH)5553.4 %17.7 %0.19.275.299.317.616.042.33611.6-4.5.27586
2014Sinker (SI)100118.3 %7.0 %2.63.315.447.466.913.152.32341.616.9.406168
2014Slider (SL)8447.1 %47.6 %0.15.160.223.281.504.121.28611.5-15.6.22953
2014Changeup (CH)6808.2 %19.3 %0.42.181.247.239.486.058.2157.3-11.1.22550
2014Fourseam (FA)1408.0 %4.0 %2.00.364.417.500.917.136.3814.41.8.402158
2015Sinker (SI)128713.8 %12.3 %1.13.300.404.404.807.104.33647.912.1.361140
2015Slider (SL)9825.3 %48.8 %0.11.125.178.217.395.091.2301.3-30.3.17819
2015Changeup (CH)6125.3 %15.1 %0.35.280.318.448.765.168.30419.32.2.331124
2015Fourseam (FA)11813.0 %21.7 %0.60.050.174.050.224.000.067-0.8-3.4.128-15
2016Sinker (SI)127314.3 %8.5 %1.68.303.416.506.922.202.29560.321.6.398156
2016Slider (SL)8288.2 %46.7 %0.18.165.242.339.581.174.27615.7-13.1.25367
2016Changeup (CH)53010.7 %19.0 %0.57.262.339.364.703.103.31313.6-0.7.311104
2016Fourseam (FA)13810.3 %3.4 %3.00.385.448.6151.064.231.3756.63.2.450196
2016Curveball (CU)10.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.000-0.1-0.3.000-100
2017Sinker (SI)87011.5 %9.6 %1.20.318.404.6091.013.291.30743.117.7.421178
2017Slider (SL)56915.0 %34.0 %0.44.211.336.273.609.063.35513.9-4.8.28486
2017Changeup (CH)2925.6 %18.1 %0.31.269.306.358.664.090.3276.7-2.1.28789
2017Curveball (CU)60.0 %0.0 %0.001.0001.0001.0002.000.0001.0000.60.5.877482
TotalSinker (SI)832714.0 %7.8 %1.81.314.416.485.902.171.317365.6128.4.394158
TotalSlider (SL)76128.2 %45.1 %0.18.163.239.269.508.106.294101.0-154.2.23153
TotalChangeup (CH)47296.0 %17.8 %0.34.249.292.354.645.105.289102.5-30.7.28588
TotalFourseam (FA)337313.3 %9.4 %1.42.303.403.478.881.175.311128.540.7.387151
TotalCurveball (CU)70.0 %50.0 %0.00.500.500.5001.000.0001.0000.40.2.438191

SeasonPitchPitchesLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBStrikesBallsPitchesxMovzMovMov
2008Sinker (SI)32317.3 %44.0 %38.7 %13.8 %10.3 %20611732310.07.712.8
2008Fourseam (FA)31510.2 %47.5 %42.4 %20.0 %4.0 %1761393157.99.712.6
2008Slider (SL)28327.6 %31.0 %41.4 %33.3 %8.3 %1741092830.04.44.9
2008Changeup (CH)26218.6 %32.6 %48.8 %33.3 %4.8 %175872629.75.611.4
2009Fourseam (FA)75922.9 %35.9 %41.2 %11.1 %13.0 %4223377598.39.112.4
2009Slider (SL)63215.1 %45.3 %39.5 %26.5 %14.7 %402230632-0.24.44.9
2009Sinker (SI)45919.6 %41.3 %39.1 %27.8 %19.4 %2831764599.97.012.2
2009Changeup (CH)36618.5 %48.1 %33.3 %33.3 %7.4 %2371293669.55.511.3
2010Slider (SL)101522.7 %48.4 %28.9 %29.7 %5.4 %6943211015-0.30.22.9
2010Fourseam (FA)73319.8 %47.6 %32.5 %26.8 %2.4 %4243097337.77.511.0
2010Sinker (SI)72913.9 %60.8 %25.3 %2.5 %10.0 %49223772910.04.411.2
2010Changeup (CH)53613.9 %63.5 %22.6 %23.1 %7.7 %3262105369.63.810.7
2011Slider (SL)66213.7 %50.0 %36.3 %24.3 %13.5 %4222406620.52.73.7
2011Sinker (SI)59815.6 %53.9 %30.5 %7.7 %10.3 %34025859810.06.011.9
2011Fourseam (FA)57513.8 %33.3 %52.9 %28.3 %8.7 %2872885757.48.811.6
2011Changeup (CH)43812.2 %56.8 %31.1 %13.0 %4.3 %25418443810.04.911.3
2012Slider (SL)89018.4 %43.2 %38.4 %20.8 %12.5 %6192718900.31.73.0
2012Sinker (SI)75621.1 %51.6 %27.3 %25.7 %2.9 %4343227569.95.611.6
2012Fourseam (FA)59519.6 %35.3 %45.1 %6.5 %17.4 %3252705958.17.711.3
2012Changeup (CH)4588.6 %50.0 %41.4 %10.3 %13.8 %2372214589.55.011.0
2013Sinker (SI)103124.0 %51.6 %24.5 %8.5 %14.9 %59443710318.86.411.1
2013Slider (SL)90726.6 %49.2 %24.2 %20.0 %6.7 %6043039070.33.13.7
2013Changeup (CH)55530.4 %54.8 %14.8 %23.5 %0.0 %3542015559.15.010.5
2014Sinker (SI)100124.1 %56.8 %19.1 %19.4 %12.9 %58441710019.36.711.6
2014Slider (SL)84421.6 %52.3 %26.1 %24.1 %24.1 %5283168440.12.53.1
2014Changeup (CH)68026.3 %56.8 %16.9 %35.0 %10.0 %4282526809.65.011.0
2014Fourseam (FA)14019.0 %47.6 %33.3 %42.9 %0.0 %71691407.09.011.5
2015Sinker (SI)128730.0 %53.8 %16.1 %19.4 %13.9 %75053712879.26.011.1
2015Slider (SL)98224.0 %48.8 %27.2 %23.5 %14.7 %640342982-0.31.72.7
2015Changeup (CH)61224.6 %52.5 %22.9 %25.9 %18.5 %3982146129.54.110.5
2015Fourseam (FA)11826.7 %60.0 %13.3 %0.0 %0.0 %57611186.58.210.5
2016Sinker (SI)127323.8 %53.6 %22.6 %11.3 %26.4 %72554812739.85.711.4
2016Slider (SL)82825.2 %42.7 %32.0 %18.2 %27.3 %5392898280.02.53.4
2016Changeup (CH)53023.2 %56.1 %20.7 %23.5 %11.8 %3272035309.54.010.4
2016Fourseam (FA)13824.0 %40.0 %36.0 %22.2 %11.1 %81571387.38.211.1
2016Curveball (CU)10.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %1010.9-3.94.0
2017Sinker (SI)87027.8 %44.9 %27.2 %32.6 %25.6 %4983728707.57.110.5
2017Slider (SL)56925.7 %40.5 %33.8 %24.0 %0.0 %357212569-1.83.04.2
2017Changeup (CH)29218.2 %50.9 %30.9 %11.8 %0.0 %1701222928.05.29.7
2017Curveball (CU)6100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %246-4.7-2.15.3
TotalSinker (SI)832722.7 %52.2 %25.1 %16.5 %15.4 %4906342183279.36.211.4
TotalSlider (SL)761221.7 %46.6 %31.7 %23.8 %13.2 %497926337612-0.12.33.5
TotalChangeup (CH)472920.4 %53.8 %25.7 %23.2 %8.5 %2906182347299.44.710.8
TotalFourseam (FA)337318.9 %40.5 %40.6 %18.7 %9.6 %1843153033737.88.411.6
TotalCurveball (CU)7100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %347-3.9-2.35.1

SeasonPitchPitchesO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%SwStr%pVALpVAL/C
2008Sinker (SI)32323.7 %67.4 %47.4 %77.1 %96.6 %92.2 %54.2 %3.7 %-3.1-1.0
2008Fourseam (FA)31516.9 %58.4 %38.1 %73.1 %93.6 %89.2 %51.1 %4.1 %0.30.1
2008Slider (SL)28341.3 %67.3 %50.9 %40.5 %78.6 %59.0 %36.8 %20.9 %6.72.4
2008Changeup (CH)26236.5 %58.4 %47.0 %48.0 %79.5 %66.7 %47.7 %15.7 %1.90.7
2009Fourseam (FA)75917.5 %59.5 %37.7 %89.9 %90.3 %90.2 %48.1 %3.7 %-14.1-1.9
2009Slider (SL)63240.0 %65.8 %51.1 %41.0 %74.9 %59.8 %43.0 %20.6 %7.51.2
2009Sinker (SI)45925.1 %59.8 %42.9 %75.0 %93.6 %88.3 %51.4 %5.0 %-10.5-2.3
2009Changeup (CH)36645.8 %65.3 %53.8 %52.5 %72.5 %62.4 %41.0 %20.2 %2.00.5
2010Slider (SL)101544.2 %58.5 %50.8 %35.0 %75.4 %56.6 %46.5 %22.1 %17.01.7
2010Fourseam (FA)73323.0 %60.1 %40.3 %76.7 %92.2 %87.5 %46.5 %5.1 %5.20.7
2010Sinker (SI)72925.7 %60.8 %45.3 %74.7 %93.5 %88.8 %55.7 %5.1 %-4.3-0.6
2010Changeup (CH)53640.4 %61.3 %48.3 %67.2 %76.8 %71.8 %38.1 %13.6 %0.30.1
2011Slider (SL)66237.4 %64.5 %49.2 %32.4 %78.1 %58.6 %43.8 %20.4 %5.80.9
2011Sinker (SI)59820.7 %63.8 %40.8 %77.3 %94.4 %89.8 %46.7 %4.2 %3.30.6
2011Fourseam (FA)57514.2 %57.0 %32.4 %89.4 %90.7 %90.3 %42.4 %3.1 %-9.5-1.7
2011Changeup (CH)43832.3 %65.7 %45.4 %47.7 %64.6 %57.3 %39.3 %19.4 %-1.7-0.4
2012Slider (SL)89046.2 %67.0 %55.6 %37.8 %74.1 %57.6 %45.3 %23.6 %14.11.6
2012Sinker (SI)75622.0 %56.2 %38.4 %66.7 %90.2 %83.1 %47.8 %6.5 %-0.20.0
2012Fourseam (FA)59514.6 %54.7 %34.0 %84.4 %93.6 %91.6 %48.2 %2.9 %-16.0-2.7
2012Changeup (CH)45832.5 %67.4 %43.2 %38.8 %75.8 %56.6 %30.8 %18.8 %-0.7-0.2
2013Sinker (SI)103119.2 %55.4 %36.8 %68.6 %94.6 %87.6 %48.5 %4.6 %-6.3-0.6
2013Slider (SL)90742.2 %59.4 %49.3 %41.3 %81.1 %61.1 %41.2 %19.2 %21.22.3
2013Changeup (CH)55544.5 %70.0 %53.7 %49.4 %80.0 %63.8 %36.0 %19.5 %5.00.9
2014Sinker (SI)100118.3 %50.8 %33.8 %81.3 %95.0 %91.1 %47.6 %3.0 %-7.2-0.7
2014Slider (SL)84442.0 %58.5 %48.1 %39.9 %78.7 %57.4 %37.1 %20.5 %8.11.0
2014Changeup (CH)68046.7 %69.0 %53.7 %46.3 %72.1 %56.7 %31.3 %23.2 %9.21.3
2014Fourseam (FA)14015.3 %47.1 %30.7 %90.9 %84.4 %86.1 %48.6 %4.3 %-2.2-1.6
2015Sinker (SI)128717.8 %54.5 %35.1 %70.3 %91.8 %86.1 %47.2 %4.9 %-6.1-0.5
2015Slider (SL)98244.3 %58.7 %49.3 %36.6 %83.5 %56.0 %34.7 %21.7 %23.12.4
2015Changeup (CH)61244.8 %77.9 %56.5 %44.6 %72.8 %58.4 %35.5 %23.5 %2.90.5
2015Fourseam (FA)11811.8 %50.0 %28.0 %62.5 %76.0 %72.7 %42.4 %7.6 %2.72.3
2016Sinker (SI)127317.1 %56.5 %35.2 %74.6 %95.2 %89.7 %45.9 %3.6 %-13.4-1.1
2016Slider (SL)82842.5 %57.8 %48.6 %40.6 %82.1 %60.2 %39.7 %19.3 %4.30.5
2016Changeup (CH)53044.6 %71.6 %52.8 %47.6 %81.0 %61.4 %30.6 %20.4 %0.30.1
2016Fourseam (FA)13817.8 %56.9 %36.2 %92.3 %97.3 %96.0 %47.1 %1.5 %-2.2-1.6
2016Curveball (CU)10.0 % 0.0 %   0.0 %0.0 %0.221.5
2017Sinker (SI)87017.6 %57.1 %36.8 %81.0 %93.4 %90.3 %48.5 %3.6 %-12.4-1.4
2017Slider (SL)56935.2 %52.1 %42.4 %51.3 %76.2 %64.3 %42.5 %15.1 %3.20.6
2017Changeup (CH)29234.2 %78.1 %50.0 %54.7 %75.6 %66.4 %36.0 %16.8 %1.60.6
2017Curveball (CU)620.0 %100.0 %33.3 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %16.7 %0.0 %-0.8-14.0
TotalSinker (SI)832719.7 %57.0 %37.8 %74.1 %93.7 %88.5 %48.6 %4.4 %-60.3-0.7
TotalSlider (SL)761242.1 %60.6 %49.7 %39.0 %78.1 %58.7 %41.3 %20.6 %111.01.5
TotalChangeup (CH)472941.2 %68.6 %51.0 %49.3 %74.9 %61.6 %35.7 %19.6 %20.70.4
TotalFourseam (FA)337317.2 %57.3 %36.0 %83.2 %91.4 %89.3 %46.9 %3.9 %-35.9-1.1
TotalCurveball (CU)716.7 %100.0 %28.6 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %14.3 %0.0 %-0.6-8.9