New team, same results for Mark Buehrle against the Minnesota Twins.
The longtime White Sox pitcher faced a familiar Twins team Friday, although he was wearing a Toronto Blue Jays uniform. No matter who Buehrle is pitching for, he has Minnesota's number. That was the case again Friday as he pitched seven scoreless innings to help the Blue Jays blank the Twins in a 4-0 win in Toronto.
Buehrle spent the first 12 years of his career with the White Sox. He then pitched for Miami in 2012 but did not face the Twins a year ago. Heading into Friday's game, Buehrle had a career 27-19 record and a 3.75 ERA against the Twins during his time with the AL Central foes. Friday marked his 52nd career game (50th start) against Minnesota, which is now the most against any team in baseball.
According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Buehrle has now pitched 35 23 consecutive innings without an earned run against Minnesota. In his last five starts, the Twins have batted .160 against him as he'...