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Mark Buehrle to retire

Multiple reports say former White Sox great is expected to call it a career after scheduled start on Sunday

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Former White Sox great Mark Buehrle will be making his last pitching appearance tomorrow, according to multiple reports.  He plans to pitch the first two innings of tomorrow's game for the Blue Jays and end his major league career.

While Buehrle has struggled with wear and tear -- back issues and a cortisone shot to the shoulder a few weeks ago -- this season, he'll reach 200 innings for the 15th consecutive year if he's able to hold up on Sunday.  The Blue Jays are heading to the the postseason, but Buehrle is expected to be left off the roster.  He currently leads the AL with four complete games and a BB/9 of 1.5.  He's also the leader in bWAR for pitchers for all active players.

Buehrle played for the White Sox for 12 seasons.  While with the Sox, he appeared in four All-Star games, worn three gold gloves, and threw two no-hitters including a perfect game, and earned one World Series ring in 2005.

For those interested, the Blue Jays game tomorrow starts tomorrow at 2:10 pm CDT on MLB.TV.