Zach McAllister should break 200 if he stays healthy this year, which will be a boon to the back end of the Tribe’s rotation.
The stunning agreement came less than a year after Miami added the St. Louis area native Buehrle, Reyes and closer Heath Bell in an uncharacteristic $191 million spending binge.
The Cardinals, who open a stretch of 27 straight NL Central matchups Friday in Milwaukee in a rematch of last season’s NLCS, will face 2010 NL ERA leader Josh Johnson on Wednesday.
Through 29 games, Lance Berkman is hitting .392 with 10 home runs and 32 RBIs.
Thursday did not only turn out to be Westbrook’s longest start, but also his weakest.