Mark Buehrle RUMORS & NEWS

  • Buehrle turned down offers in $15M range

    The Score "Veteran left-hander Mark Buehrle, despite reportedly receiving one-year offers in the $15-million range, has yet to throw this winter as he decides whether to resume his major-league career, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. Sources tell Heyman that Buehrle has suggested he may not even..." February 16

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    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    Mark Buehrle: Not planning to sign, but not officially retiring. Leaving the door open for possible comeback down the road.

  • Buehrle leaning towards not playing in 2016

    The Score "Free-agent left-hander Mark Buehrle remains unwilling to make an official decision regarding his future in the majors. The 36-year-old is coming off his 16th MLB season, and while he's reportedly not ready to announce his retirement, he's leaning toward not playing in 2016, according to Joel..." January 05

  • Mark Buehrle “will either retire or pitch for the St. Louis Cardinals”

    Hardball Talk "Mark Buehrle shot down the early-October reports that he was planning to retire this winter, but the veteran free agent starter only has eyes for one club. Via Bob Elliott of the Toronto Sun … Buehrle will either retire or pitch for the St. Louis Cardinals, his home town team. Buehrle grew..." November 15

  • Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle still undecided on retirement

    ESPN "Not so fast on all that talk that Mark Buehrle is set to retire at the conclusion of the season. Buehrle, who has not been on the Toronto Blue Jays' active roster for either playoff series thus far, said he has not made a decision to call it quits at age 36, despite reports to the contrary..." October 16

  • Mark Buehrle to throw two innings on Sunday not likely to make postseason roster, then retire

    NBC Sports "Bruce Levine of 670 The Score reports that Blue Jays starter Mark Buehrle will pitch two innings on Sunday, then retire. He is not expected to be included on the Blue Jays’ post-season roster. Two more innings would bring Buehrle to 200 innings for a 15th consecutive season. The 36-year-old has..." October 04

  • Mark Buehrle could start on short rest to reach 200-inning milestone

    Hardball Talk "Blue Jays starter Mark Buehrle went six innings in Sunday’s start against the Rays, a game ultimately won on Josh Donaldson‘s walk-off home run. The veteran lefty now has 191 1/3 innings under his belt, leaving him 8 2/3 innings shy of 200 innings. While 200 innings is a nice round number that..." September 28

  • Blue Jays GM not worried about pitcher Mark Buehrle

    Toronto Sun "Veteran lefty Mark Buehrle went back to Toronto on Tuesday to receive a cortisone shot in his left shoulder. Manager John Gibbons said that Buehrle has been 'hanging' of late, that there was some inflammation, and that it is not the first time this season that Buehrle has had a cortisone shot..." September 09

  • Buehrle: ‘Age and innings are maybe starting to catch up

    Sportsnet "Mark Buehrle rejoined the Blue Jays in Boston Wednesday afternoon following a 24-hour visit to Toronto to receive a cortisone injection in his sore left shoulder. It wasn’t his first cortisone shot of the season, but it is the first to become public knowledge, which drummed up a considerable..." September 09

  • Mark Buehrle drank beer during 2005 World Series game he pitched in

    Larry Brown Sports "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 players like..." July 08

  • Mark Buehrle could retire after 2015 season

    CBS Sports "Mark Buehrle is considering retirement after the year, according to people in position to know. Buehrle, 201-152 with a 3.81 ERA lifetime, has been the hallmark of consistency throughout a brilliant career but will also be remembered for some spectacular moments, such as two no-hitters (one a..." April 18

  • Blue Jays' Buehrle rounding into form

    Toronto Sun "Mark Buehrle locked up Blue Jays Player of the Year voting Tuesday afternoon. Pitching at the Jays minor-league complex against the New York Yankees in a class-A game, Buehrle conducted his interview with the media halfway through his six-inning stint. At the end of the third inning, Buehrle..." March 25

  • Will Jays shop Mark Buehrle?

    ESPN "The Toronto Blue Jays are willing to shop Mark Buehrle this winter, but the lefthander’s $19 million contract for 2015 “will likely be a deterrent unless the club is willing to assume part of it,” says Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos is seeking more financial..." October 27

  • Buehrle solid, Bautista and Lawrie go deep to avert sweep

    Toronto Star "Jose Bautista’s talent can sometimes be taken for granted. It’s not that he’s underrated. He’s been an all-star the last four seasons and he’s still the team’s most popular player. But since his 54-homer breakout in 2010, it has become easier and easier to forget just how good he is. You get used..." May 13

  • Mark Buehrle, bats power Blue Jays past Orioles

    Toronto Star "Long bombs bursting in air. Slumps turned inside out. Breathtaking defensive plays in the field. “We won it with force,” boasted Brett Lawrie, who did indeed have much to swagger about for the part he played in an 11-3 trouncing of the Orioles. And look here, an absurdly miniscule 0.86 ERA..." April 14

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    Ben Nicholson-Smith @bnicholsonsmith

    Most #BlueJays have surfaced in trade talks. E.g. Anthopoulos all-but acknowledged that Mark Buehrle's name has come up #MLB

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    Rich Dubroff @RichDubroffCSN

    Mark Buehrle leaves after getting hit by Steve Pearce's liner. Chad Jenkins to replace him. #Orioles

  • Mark Buehrle helps Blue Jays blank A’s 5-0

    Toronto Star "Has left-hander Mark Buehrle become the new ace of the Blue Jays starting rotation? If so it has likely been by default as the 12-year veteran ran his record to 7-7 with a 5-0 victory over the A’s at the Coliseum on Tuesday night. Buehrle tossed seven shutout innings on the heels of his two-hit..." July 31

  • Mark Buehrle solid as Blue Jays trounce Atlanta Braves 9-3

    Toronto Star "The Blue Jays have been hoping — maybe even praying — for any sign of consistency from even just one pitcher in their starting rotation. Well, Mark Buehrle appears to be ready. Buehrle looked like the model of consistency Monday night against the Atlanta Braves, and it wasn’t just an..." May 28

  • Sox can't solve Buehrle, fall to Blue Jays

    CSN Chicago "The No. 42 he wore in honor of Jackie Robinson Day on Monday may have obscured his identity, but there was no mistaking Mark Buehrle on the mound. A rough first inning aside, the former White Sox pitcher used his entire repertoire to beat his old team in their first-ever meeting as the Toronto..." April 16

  • Buehrle gets last laugh against White Sox

    Chicago Tribune "Mark Buehrle used the words "weird" and "crazy" to describe facing a White Sox team he was a member of for 12 memorable seasons. Those words also fit the latest misfortunes of the Sox, who failed to deliver a knockout punch and fell to Buehrle and the Blue Jays 4-3 for their sixth loss in seven..." April 16

  • White Sox brace to face Buehrle

    Chicago Tribune "The White Sox and Mark Buehrle have more in common than their 12-year association that ended after the 2011 season. Both parties are struggling so far in 2013, and Sox slugger Paul Konerko knows his former teammate will pull out all the stops Monday night when he faces the Sox in the first game..." April 15

  • Mark Buehrle says team better than 2005 World Series champs

    Toronto Star "At 34 years old and with 12 major-league seasons under his belt, Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle has played on good teams and bad. He pitched for three post-season entries in Chicago, capping it with the 2005 World Series win over the Astros. He also finished in last place with the Marlins a..." March 25

  • Fast the only way to work for Blue Jays' Mark Buehrle

    Toronto Sun "How fast does Mark Buerhle work? “He works so fast that you can’t write anything in your notebook,” said Houston Astros pro scout Paul Riccarini. “If you do, you miss seeing his next pitch.” He works so fast that three of the 20 Astros hitters Buerhle faced Tuesday stepped out of the..." March 20

  • Buehrle finds bright spot amid spring struggles

    Toronto Sun "By his own admission, Mark Buehrle is a lousy spring training pitcher. “I’m concentrating, throwing my pitches, trying to get guys out but it just never seems to work out for me in spring training,” said Buehrle, after throwing 44 pitches over two and one-third innings Thursday, allowing two..." March 08

  • Wild outing for Blue Jays’ Mark Buehrle against Orioles

    Toronto Star "The Baltimore Orioles downed the Blue Jays on Thursday 11-10 with a walkoff three-run homer by Ryan Flaherty. Jays starter Mark Buehrle ran up his pitch count with an uncharacteristic three walks and was pulled after just two innings even though he was scheduled to pitch three. “Obviously it was..." March 08

  • Velocity doesn’t mean much to Jays' Buehrle

    Toronto Sun "Whether you measure the speed of Mark Buehrle’s fastball with a radar gun, an egg-timer or a calendar, he couldn’t care less. He’s a man who finesses his way through a lineup, time after time, racking up enough outs to parlay his talent into a dozen consecutive seasons of 200-plus MLB innings...." March 02

  • Blue Jays’ Mark Buehrle wastes no time in getting job done

    Toronto Star "There are three things Mark Buehrle does better than any other pitcher in the majors: he works the fastest, eats up the most innings and fields his position better than anyone else. He doesn’t throw hard and he has never had a season with an ERA under 3.00 and his strikeout rate of 5.6 per nine..." March 02

  • New Toronto Blue Jays Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle fitting in

    Toronto Star "Jays right-hander Josh Johnson has some hockey background, and that topic made him an instant hit in his first scrum at spring training Wednesday. “It’s the first game I think I ever played,” Johnson said as he spoke in front of a throng of cameras and notepads at Blue Jays spring training. “It..." February 13

  • The Benefits Of Buehrle for Toronto

    Jays Journal "One would imagine that it would be difficult for the acquisition of a 13-year veteran left-hander with a no-hitter and a perfect game on his resume to go nearly unnoticed. However, in an offseason where the Toronto Blue Jays have remade their roster with trades that included Josh Johnson, Jose..." January 24

  • Mark Buehrle And His Peers

    Bluebird Banter "Before I start talking about the different pitches Buehrle throws, I have to share my amazement at Buehrle's most exceptional quality: his defense. Since 2003, The Fielding Bible's DRS system has been keeping track of MLB pitchers' defensive qualities, which includes both their ability to prevent..." December 27

  • Mark Bueherle is Angry At the Miami Marlins

    Fish Stripes "It's been two days since MLB commissioner Bud Selig officially approved the Marlins' controversial trade with the Toronto Blue Jays that signaled what appears to be Jeffrey Loria's final blow to a Miami roster that many figured would be a contender during the 2012 season. Among the players..." November 22

  • Blue Jays trade: Buehrle says Marlins lied to him, Buck backs Toronto

    Toronto Star "Speaking for the first time since last week's blockbuster trade sent him from Miami to Toronto, Mark Buehrle broke his silence on Wednesday to accuse his former team of lying to him. "Just like the fans in South Florida, I was lied to on multiple occasions," the 33-year-old left-hander said in..." November 22

  • Mark Buehrle on Miami Marlins: 'I was lied to on multiple occasions'

    Miami Herald "Being traded after only one season in Miami isn't sitting well with Mark Buehrle. The pitcher and his agent fired a parting shot at the Marlins, saying team officials lied to him about his future in South Florida. "Just like the fans in South Florida, I was lied to on multiple occasions," the..." November 22

  • Mark Buehrle on Miami Marlins: 'I was lied to on multiple occasions'

    Miami Herald "Mark Buehrle took a parting shot at the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, saying team officials lied to him. "I'm upset with how things turned out in Miami," Buehrle said in the written statement. "Just like the fans in South Florida, I was lied to on multiple occasions. But I'm putting it behind me..." November 21

  • Bud Selig approves Jays-Marlins blockbuster

    Toronto Star "The Blue Jays, flush with the knowledge that major league baseball has okayed the club's controversial trade with Florida, are poised to name their new manager. Baseball commissioner Bud Selig approved the 12-player Jays-Marlins trade on Monday after a longer than usual review. Jays fans —..." November 20

  • Report: Jays acquire Buehrle, Johnson and Reyes from Marlins

    TSN "he Toronto Blue Jays may have gotten the pitching help they've been looking for. According to reports, the Jays have acquired starting pitchers Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson, as well as shortstop Jose Reyes, from the Miami Marlins in exchange for pitcher Henderson Alvarez and shortstops Yunel..." November 13

  • Marlins' Mark Buehrle wins Gold Glove, expresses surprise in losing manager Ozzie Guillen

    Palm Beach Post "A few minutes into Tuesday's conference call with reporters, Marlins pitcher Mark Buehrle broke the ice. After he admitted he didn't really want to talk about it, Buehrle opened the floor to questions about the Marlins' dismissal of manager Ozzie Guillen, the man largely responsible for Buehrle..." October 31

  • Miami Marlins pitcher Mark Buehrle wins 4th Gold Glove

    Miami Herald "Mark Buehrle had already run out of display space at home for his three Gold Glove Awards. Now he will have to figure out a place to stash a fourth. The left-hander for the Marlins became the third pitcher to win the award in both leagues when he was recognized Tuesday for his defensive..." October 31

  • Buehrle gets 13th win as Miami Marlins beat Reds

    Palm Beach Post "Mark Buehrle pitched into the eighth inning Saturday to help the Marlins clinch a series win with a 6-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Giancarlo Stanton drove in two runs with his first triple of the season and Carlos Lee hit a two-run home run against struggling Reds ace Johnny..." September 16

  • Mark Buehrle, Carlos Lee remember experiencing Sept. 11 attacks in New York

    Miami Herald "Mark Buehrle was sound asleep at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on the morning of Sept.?11, 2001, when his phone rang. It was Kip Wells, one of his teammates on the Chicago White Sox. "It was 7 or 8 o'clock in the morning, and I remember saying to him, 'You're calling me this early? I..." September 12

  • Miami finds offense; Buehrle finds 10-win season "The Marlins' drought came to an end Wednesday, and so did Mark Buehrle's. Miami ended a 30-inning scoreless drought in the fourth inning, and Greg Dobbs hit a go-ahead homer in the sixth, as the Marlins took the series finale from the Phillies, 9-2, at Marlins Park to give Buehrle his 10th win..." August 15

  • Buehrle's double-digit victory streak still on hold

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Mark Buehrle isn't going for a milestone career victory total. He is on the cusp of a nice achievement: 12 straight seasons with 10 or more wins. After his third unsuccessful attempt to become the seventh pitcher since 1970 to do it, it's probably safe to categorize that 10th win as elusive...." July 31

  • Mark Buehrle struggles with control as Miami Marlins fall 4-3 to Atlanta Braves

    Palm Beach Post "With the Marlins in "sell" mode, about 25 scouts sat behind home plate Tuesday night at Marlins Park. If they were studying Marlins starter Mark Buehrle as a possible trade chip, chances are they won't be recommending any deal based on the left-hander's performance in Miami's 4-3 loss to the..." July 25

  • Buehrle returns to Chicago on winning streak

    Fox Sports Florida "Mark Buehrle spent the last 12 years as the most consistent - and often the best - pitcher in Chicago. In a new league and a new city, his performances have been similar with the Miami Marlins in 2012. Buehrle will make his return to the Windy City as he attempts to win his fifth straight..." July 19

  • Not exactly triumphant, but trio returns

    Chicago Tribune "There was so much Chicago baseball history sitting in one place Tuesday. Ironically, it was in the visiting dugout at Wrigley Field. Think about it: A South Side championship for the first time in more than eighty years and first North Side back-to-back playoff appearances in 100 years. They..." July 18

  • Mark Buehrle solid, Carlos Lee gets two hits in debut as Marlins blank Brewers

    Miami Herald "The last time Carlos Lee played on the same team with Mark Buehrle, the year was 2004 and their rookie manager for the Chicago White Sox was Ozzie Guillen. On Thursday, for the first time in nine years, all three joined forces while wearing matching uniforms as Lee – one day after joining Miami..." July 06

  • Mark Buehrle leads Miami Marlins to victory over San Francisco Giants

    Miami Herald "Mark Buehrle doesn't exactly resemble your typical, uh … "Athlete?" Buehrle responded, filling in the blank with the correct answer. Buehrle might be soft around the middle, but few big-league pitchers move around and handle the leather as well as the Marlins' 33-year-old left-hander. On..." May 27

  • Miami Marlins' Mark Buehrle ready to knuckle down

    Miami Herald "Mark Buehrle isn't looking forward to crossing the New York Mets off his "never faced" list as much as he is facing a knuckleballer — as a batter — for the first time. He will do both Wednesday at Citi Field when he goes against R.A. Dickey. "I'm actually kind of excited because I've always..." April 25

  • Ramirez, Murphy power Buehrle's first Marlins win

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Even as the Marlins signed Jose Reyes last winter, forcing Hanley Ramirez to move from shortstop to third base, the message was recited as a mantra: This is Hanley's team. That Ramirez remains the key to the Marlins' success has been as evident the past three games as the flashing lights and..." April 19

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