Francisco Liriano moved to 2-0 after the Pirates defeated the Brewers on Thursday. Liriano allowed one run in 5 2/3 innings of work.
In two starts Liriano has recorded 16 strike outs.
The Pirates went on to defeat the Brewers 7-1.
Liriano got a late start on the season after fracturing his non-throwing arm over the winter.