Originally written February 07, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Mark Buehrle and his family may have finally found a solution to their family pet problem, if you can even call it a solution. Last year, we told you how Buehrle was unable to live in Miami while playing for the Marlins because of a pit bull ban in Miami-Dade county. As (bad) luck would have it, Toronto also does not allow people to have pit bulls as pets, meaning Buehrle’s dog Slater is not allowed to join him in Blue Jays country either. According to ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick, the Buehrle family has decided not to move to Toronto with Mark for the upcoming season in order to remain home with Slater. “We’re not trying to make people feel sorry for us,” Buehrle explained. “Obviously they’re going to say, ‘You make a lot of money. Boo hoo.’ I know it’s part of baseball and every person deals with it, but this is our first time being away from each other all season. We’re going to travel and see each other and make it work. But those nights when we have a Sunday day game and I can go ...
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