Mark Buehrle warms up to being a Blue Jay

Mark Buehrle pitches against the Mets at Citi Field in New York, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2012. (ALEX...

Mark Buehrle pitches against the Mets at Citi Field in New York, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2012. (ALEX TRAUTWIG/Getty Images/AFP)

KEN FIDLIN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:15 PM ET

TORONTO - It took a few days for Mark Buehrle to recover from the sucker punch delivered over the phone by Miami Marlins boss David Samson.

The blockbuster trade that sent Buehrle, and what's left of his $58-million contract that he thought would keep him settled in Miami until the end of 2015, to Toronto, knocked him for a loop.


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