• Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Francisco Liriano delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Pittsburgh, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Liriano strikes out 13, Pirates top Brewers 5-3

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Francisco Liriano took another step toward putting his season-long control issues behind him, striking out 13 to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.