Found December 07, 2011 on Phillies Nation:
Marlins’ owner Jeffrey Loria didn’t get his wish of ten years with Albert Pujols, but he and the rest of the Miami brass continue to make unexpected splash after splash.The most recent impact signing for the rechristened Marlins franchise was Mark Buehrle, signed Wednesday to a four-year, $58 million contract.In Buehrle, the Fish get a seasoned pitcher who has been on the hill for at least 30 starts and 200 innings for 11 straight years. The Marlins needed a lefthanded starter to go along with a righthanded 1-2-3 of Josh Johnson, Anibal Sanchez and Ricky Nolasco, and Buehrle was the second best southpaw available through free agency.This is a lot of money for a 32-year-old starting pitcher, but seeing as the signing probably prevents the Marlins from overpaying C.J. Wilson, the financial aspect isn’t as bad as it could be. There were reports Wednesday afternoon that the Fish had also made a six-year offer to Wilson, the de facto ace of the free agent starting pitching class. Miami w...

Mark Buehrle Agrees To Four Year Deal

The off-season spending spree for the Miami Marlins continued on Wednesday as they agreed to a four year contract with pitcher Mark Buehrle who had most recently pitched for the Chicago White Sox.   Buehrle played under new Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen while in Chicago — a factor that no doubt played a role in signing [...]

Guillen: Marlins reach deal with LHP Mark Buehrle

The Miami Marlins plucked another free agent prize Wednesday, reaching a deal with four-time All-Star pitcher Mark Buehrle for $58 million over four years.

Miami Marlins to sign Buehrle, wait on Pujols

The latest free agent to choose the Marlins: veteran left-handed pitcher Mark Buehrle. According to sources, Buehrle and the Marlins agreed to a four-year, $58 million deal.

Sources: Marlins in mix for 2 starters

The Miami Marlins have made a six-year offer to free-agent starter C.J. Wilson, according to sources. The left-hander is expected to decide between the Marlins and the Los Angeles Angels. Free-agent pitcher Mark Buehrle is also deciding between two teams, the Marlins and the Washington Nationals, according to sources. Texas Rangers principal owner and CEO Nolan Ryan told FOXSports...

Buehrle agrees to four-year deal with Marlins

The Marlins made their third big free-agent splash Wednesday, adding left-hander Mark Buehrle to a new class of players that already included closer Heath Bell and shortstop Jose Reyes.

Mets and Mark Buehrle have mutual interest

“The Mets are one of five teams on free-agent pitcher Mark Buehrle’s list of finalists, according to an industry source,” writes Anthony DiComo of DiComo says the Rangers and Marlins are also on Buehrle’s list. Yesterday, Ken Rosenthal of said teams were mostly offering Buehrle three-year deals worth just under $40 million. However, Jon Heyman later...

Recapping Day 1 of the Winter Meetings for the Nationals

Despite their desire to make a big splash at the meetings, the Washington Nationals were no where to be found on Day 1 of the MLB Winter Meetings.  Unless you count conflicting rumors flying off the handle about the teams interest in CJ Wilson, Mark Buehrle, Prince Fielder, and even Albert Pujols.  Here's what we know about the Nats after one day of negotiating. The Nationals...

Buehrle joins free-agent migration to Miami

DALLAS (AP) - Mark Buehrle joined Heath Bell and Jose Reyes in baseball's Miami migration as the Marlins got tired of waiting for Albert Pujols and pulled their offer.Dominating the market under art dealer-owner Jeffrey Loria, the Marlins increased their spending spree to $191 million in less than a week, ...

Marlins To Sign Mark Buehrle

The Marlins agreed to sign lefty Mark Buehrle to a four-year, $58MM deal, tweets Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.

Starting Pitchers Still Out There

With Mark Buehrle and C.J. Wilson both being snatched up by other teams, the Texas Rangers missed out on signing a free agent starting pitcher, even though the Yu Darvish sweepstakes is still alive and well with the winning bid to negotiate with the Japanese phenom set to be announced Monday. But if the Rangers don't land Darvish, they will be in need of a starting pitcher...

Guillen: Marlins reach deal with Buehrle (AP)

Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen says the team has reached a deal with free-agent pitcher Mark Buehrle. The Marlins have been the busiest team at baseball's winter meetings. Earlier this week they landed All-Star free agents Jose Reyes and Heath Bell. Buehrle pitched for Guillen last season with the Chicago White Sox.

Joe Lemire: Marlins' extreme offseason makeover continues

The once frugal Marlins have committed $191 million to Jose Reyes, Heath Bell, and Mark Buehrle. And they may not be done shopping. This was the plan all along, explains Joe Lemire.
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