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Blue Jays rumors: Mark Buehrle may retire

The left-hander may be calling it a career after his sixteenth season.

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Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle did not make the team's postseason roster, and he may never pitch again. According to a report from Bruce Levine of 670 The Score, Buehrle planned on making his start on Sunday the last appearance of his sixteen-year major-league career.

Buehrle, 36, has not yet officially announced his retirement, and sources close to him are being quiet as of Monday. The southpaw dealt with consistent shoulder soreness all season and is a free agent this winter, meaning that he may find it favorable to call it a career.

If Sunday was Buehrle's last appearance in the majors, he will end his career with a 3.81 ERA and 214 wins while appearing with the White Sox (2000-2011), Marlins (2012) and Blue Jays (2013-2015). He was named to All-Star teams on five occasions (2002, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2014) while winning four Gold Gloves and pitching at least 200 innings in fourteen consecutive seasons.