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What Would It Take For The Blue Jays To Re-Sign Mark Buehrle?

What will it take for the Toronto Blue Jays to convince veteran pitcher and pending free agent Mark Buehrle to keep perfecting his craft north of the border next season? Buehrle is having arguably one of the best seasons in his 16-year career as his contract is set to expire at seasons end. Buehrle has hinted about retirement and some prognosticators predict the 36-year old may...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays snap Royals' six-game winning streak

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- All the Toronto Blue Jays needed to break out of a skid was an impressive outing by Mark Buehrle and two big swings. Buehrle pitched seven strong innings, Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer and the Blue Jays beat Kansas City 6-2 Saturday to snap the Royals' six-game winning streak. Buehrle (10-5) limited the Royals to two runs and five hits while improving...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Buehrle drank beer during World Series game he pitched

Baseball players have been known to let themselves go in the clubhouse on occasion and pop open a cold one, especially on days when they’re not in the lineup. From the mythical stories of Babe Ruth hitting 714 home runs on a steady diet of hot dogs and beer to the more recent tales of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays’ Mark Buehrle reaches milestone

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Mark Buehrle reached an impressive milestone on Saturday as he made his 500th career MLB appearance. The 36-year old left-hander pitched a gem against the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, scattering six hits through seven innings and giving up just two runs. Despite the terrific performance in his 500th career appearance, Buehrle earned a no-decision...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Healthy bats make the Blue Jays AL East contenders

The Toronto Blue Jays are becoming increasingly harder to peg. The club stumbled out of the gate to a 23-30 record. New big bats Josh Donaldson and Russell Martin made the teams already potent offense more powerful, but the clubs pitching – specifically the clubs starters – had been atrocious. After their disappointing start, the club suddenly reeled off seven straight...
Via The Outside Corner
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays: Mark Buehrle’s still got it

On Wednesday, Mark Buehrle pitched a complete game shutout against the Washington Nationals, allowing only six hits and one walk. In his 206th career Major League win, he made very quick work of one of baseball’s best offenses, throwing only 93 pitches in a game that lasted less than two and a half hours. It was Buehrle’s first shutout since he did it against the Houston Astros...
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees Fall Victim To Blue Jays Plan To Help Buehrle

Mark Buehrle's struggles against the Yankees have been well-documented. Going into last night, he hadn't beaten them since 2004, even though their roster has turned over more than a few times. After that win in '04, he suffered 14 straight losses. He has the worst record of any active pitcher with at least 10 decisions against a team.When Toronto opened their season at Yankee Stadium...
Via Lady At The Bat
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays protest game after controversial replay decison

It’s safe to say Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon isn’t a fan of Major League Baseball’s replay system at the moment. Maddon protested Saturday afternoon’s Rays game against the Toronto Blue Jays after a controversial replay challenge in the fourth inning. During the frame, first base umpire Bill Welke initially called Rays outfielder Will Myers safe after an attempted...
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Buehrle picks up league leading ninth win

getty images Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Mark Buehrle became the first pitcher to nine wins in a 9-6 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday. Buehrle continues to rack up the wins and keep runs from scoring this season. He allowed four runs, three earned, on eight hits and a walk. He also recorded threes strike outs. On the season Buehrle now holds a 9-1 record to go with a 2.33 ERA...
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Buehrle and other effective soft tossers in MLB

Mark Buehrle‘s fastball velocity wouldn’t excite most high school coaches, but he’s carved out a very solid major league career. Average fastball velocity is at an all-time high, but there are a handful of guys who are getting it done with heaters that would barely break the speed limit on some roads in Texas. Don’t get me wrong, fastball velocity is very important, as it...
Via Batting Leadoff
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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