Francisco Liriano threw 90 pitches, 51 for strikes. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
By Kelly Thesier / MLB.com
Francisco Liriano had the expected ups and downs in his first Major League start since Tommy John surgery in 2006, giving up four runs in 4 2/3 innings on six hits and five walks. He also struck out four, but the Twins couldn't find the runs to counter vs. Kansas City's Brian Bannister.
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