Cabrera, Liriano earn roster spots for Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced Saturday that outfielder Melky Cabrera and left-hander Francisco Liriano will both make the Opening Day roster.

Both veterans had signed minor league contracts to join the team this offseason.

Cabrera, 34, is hitting .310 with 3 doubles and 2 RBIs in 42 at-bats this spring. Liriano, 35, has a 4.66 ERA in nine appearances this spring.

Cabrera is a career .286 hitter in 14 major league seasons.

This is Liriano's second stint with the Pirates. The 13-year veteran, who is 107-111 with a 4.18 ERA in his career, previously pitched with the Pirates from 2013 to '16.