Born: Oct 26, 1983
Acquired by the Astros at the 2017 trade deadline, the former starter filled the role of lefty reliever for Houston over the final two months of the season. Liriano got off to a rough start with the Astros, losing in each of his first two appearances. But the veteran soon returned to form, holding opponents scoreless and earning four holds in ten September appearances. Liriano made Houston's postseason roster and appeared in five games, including two in the World Series.