Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/5/12
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No other Minnesota Twins player is attracting trade rumors the way Francisco Liriano is, and he acknowledged Thursday that his agent, Greg Genske, has relayed news about interested parties. That, Liriano said, is the extent of his knowledge, and really more than he wants to know. "I don't follow it," he said before the Twins' 7-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. "I try not to pay attention. My agent told me sometimes that some teams are asking about me, but I try not to think about it. I just try to get better every day, just try to pitch better, and whatever happens, happens." An All-Star as a rookie in 2006, Liriano threw a no-hitter last May against the While Sox in Chicago. He's playing on a one-year contract paying him $5.5 million, and he can become a free agent for the first time in his major league career this winter. Among teams sending scouts to the Twins' last homestand, during which Liriano started against the Kansas City Royals, were the Atlanta Braves, the...
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