According to Ken Rosenthal, the limousine riding, jet plane flying, kiss-stealing, wheeling-dealing son of a gun Miami Marlins have signed former White Sox starter Mark Buehrle to a 4-year, $58 million deal. They have officially become the Honey Badger of the winter meetings. They don’t give a Clay Davis sheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeit.
It feels like Buehrle has been around forever but the guy is only 32 years of age. Pencil him in for 200-plus innings next season as he’s done just that for 11 consecutive seasons, last year throwing 205.1 innings and finishing with a WHIP of 1.30. Perhaps most importantly, at least for some of us, is that he will not bore you death by dicking around on the mound for 45 seconds between each pitch.
The Marlins are the meal on the hot stove, people. Learn it. Live it. Love it.
[Via Ken Rosensquirrel]