Meet The Blue Jays (MS Paint Style): Starting Pitchers

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Mark Buehrle

Age: 33
Weight: 245 lbs
Height: 6'2
Salary: $11 Million
Signed Through: 2015
Last year: 202.1 IP, 3.74 ERA, 4.17 xFIP, 15.1 K%, 4.8 BB%, .270 BABIP, 2.1 WAR
Career: 3.82 ERA, 4.22 xFIP, 13.7 K%, 5.4 BB%, .289 BABIP, 48.2 WAR
Fun fact: Mark Buehrle has a pit bull named Slater (pictured). He and his wife plan to join the fight against Ontario's pit bull ban.
Fun fact 2: Buehrle has never been on the disabled list.

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Brandon Morrow

Age: 28
Height: 6'3
Weight: 200 lbs
Salary: $8 million
Signed through: 2014, option for 2015
Last year: 124.2 IP, 2.96 ERA, 4.03 xFIP, 21.4 K%, 8.1 BB%, .252 BABIP, 2.4 WAR
Career: 4.10 ERA, 4.03 xFIP, 25.0 K%, 11.0 BB%, .291 BABIP, 10.8 WAR
Fun fact: Brandon Morrow is a type 1 diabetic. He does charity work with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Fun fact 2: Brandon Morrow has a perfect beard.

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R.A. Dickey

Age: 38
Height: 6'2
Weight: 215
Salary: $5 million
Signed through: 2015, option for 2016
Last year: 233.2 IP, 2.73 ERA, 3.27 xFIP, 24.8 K%, 5.8 BB%, .275 BABIP, 4.6 WAR
Career (note that Dickey has only been using the knuckleball since 2010): 3.98 ERA, 4.11 xFIP, 16.4 K%, 7.3 BB%, .291 BABIP, 12.0 WAR
Fun fact: R.A. Dickey is an advocate against sexual assault. He recently spent time in India working with Bombay Teen Challenge, an organization that rescues women and children from sex trafficking.
Fun fact 2: Dickey wrote a book (Wherever I Wind Up) about his life and the development of his knuckleball pitch.
Fun fact 3: Oh yeah, he won the NL Cy Young last year.

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Josh Johnson

Age: 29
Height: 6'7
Weight: 250 lbs
Salary: $13.75 million
Signed through: 2013
Last year: 191.1 IP, 3.81 ERA, 3.73 xFIP, 20.7 K%, 8.2 BB%, .302 BABIP, 3.8 WAR
Career: 3.15 ERA, 3.57 xFIP, 21.9 K%, 8.1 BB%, .297 BABIP, 22.3 WAR
Fun fact: Johnson donated his hair to Locks of Love last February. Other than that it appears he's quite boring (his name *is* Josh Johnson, so perhaps we shouldn't be surprised).
Fun fact 2: He was threw the first pitch for the re-named Miami Marlins and threw the first pitch of new Marlins Park.

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Ricky Romero

Age: 28
Height: 6'0
Weight: 220 lbs
Salary: $7.5 million
Signed through: 2015, option for 2016
Last year: 181.0 IP, 5.77 ERA, 4.86 xFIP, 15.0 K%, 12.7 BB%, .311 BABIP, 0.5 WAR
Career: 4.09 ERA, 4.06 xFIP, 18.2 K%, 10.2 BB%, .292 BABIP, 10.4 WAR
Fun fact: Ricky Romero has been the Blue Jays' nominee for the Roberto Clemente award for last two years.
Fun fact 2: Romero has gone from being the Opening Day starter last year to being #5 this year (this fact isn't really fun for Mr. Romero, but it sure is fun for the rest of us).

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