When Buehrle signed with the Miami Marlins before the 2012 season, he couldn’t live in Miami because Dade County, which includes Miami, has banned pit bulls from the area. Slater is a pit bull.
Buehrle, his wife and two kids lived in nearby Broward County so he could keep Slater as a pet. And because he had signed a four-year, $58-million deal with the Marlins, he could pretty much afford the commute.
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