Francisco Liriano threw a four-hit complete game last night, helping the Pirates end a four-game losing streak. His performance kept scores of nervous Yinzers, panicked at the possibility of another late-season Pirates collapse, from racing to the Roberto Clemente Bridge and ending it all. Liriano threw just 94 pitches, giving the bullpen a much-needed night off. It just what the Buccos needed. But we really have to talk about his at-bat in the top of the ninth inning. Because it was fantastic.
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