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Francisco Liriano set to come off DL

Updated: May 10, 2013, 7:35 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Francisco Liriano is set to come off the disabled list and make his Pittsburgh Pirates debut Saturday against the New York Mets.

The left-hander has been sidelined all season while recovering from a broken right arm. He made five minor league rehab starts -- three for Triple-A Indianapolis -- and struck out 33 with four walks in 21 2-3 innings. He was 2-1 with a 4.15 ERA.

Pittsburgh planned to clear a roster spot after Friday night's game or early Saturday. Pirates manager ...

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