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Liriano looking good in rehab start

Posted at 11:26 AM on September 10, 2006 by Ben Tesch (1 Comments)

Liriano pitched 3 no-hit innings last night for Rochester, and looked sharp. He was even lauded by Glen Perkins, who came in for Liriano and pitched the other 6 innings and gave up only 1 hit.

Liriano is now scheduled to start Wednesday against Oakland, who by the way have the best record in baseball since the break.

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Town Ball

Posted at 1:53 PM on September 10, 2006 by Ben Tesch

In case you didn't catch it, be sure to not miss Tom Crann's feature on town ball.

A nice homecoming.

Posted at 8:33 PM on September 10, 2006 by Josh Lee

I leave town for a week, and this is what I come back to: 12 runs on 15 hits; triples by Punto, Tyner, and Castillo; Punto with two runs and three RBIs; Torii more or less singlehandedly manufacturing a run against a porous Detroit defense; and did I mention the 15 hits? And those were all supporting performances; the actual star of the game was, of course, Johan Santana. Santana had 59 pitches after three innings, and was visibly frustrated by the home plate umpire's inconsistent strike zone. So what does he do? Gets his next six outs on strikes. Because that's what Cy Young winners do.

I wonder what might happen if I were to go out of town again? Maybe something crazy, like Liriano re-entering the rotation, or Radke playing catch with a broken shoulder. Nah, that's crazy talk.

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