• Clint Barmes also didn't travel to Tampa, Fla., for the game against the Yankees -- but only because he played nine innings in a morning Minor League game at Pirate City.
• Francisco Liriano continued to experience tightness in his left groin area after the discomfort had forced him to make an early exit from Thursday night's game. He received treatments from the training staff and will be re-evaluated on Saturday.
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