Red Sox Free Agency 2011: Mark Buehrle Drawing Interest From Sox

Mark Buehrle is drawing interest from the Boston Red Sox, among other teams, as they look to firm up their rotation heading into next season. Buehrle, a Type-B free agent, is also being pursued by the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Angels, Washington Nationals, Texas Rangers and Miami Marlinsaccording to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports.

Buehrle is coming off of a four-year deal worth $56 million with the Chicago White Sox, where he has pitched for his entire career. In 390 career games, Buehrle is 161-199 with a 3.83 career ERA and 1,396 strikeouts. Last season, Buehrle posted a 13-9 record with a 3.59 ERA and 109 strikeouts in 31 games.

He has also thrown two no-hitters, including one perfect game, in his career and has won three Gold Glove award in a row. He's reportedly looking for a three- or four-year deal.

For more Boston Red Sox coverage, visit our team page and blog, Over The Monster.

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