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Charlie Furbush | Relief Pitcher

Team: Seattle Mariners
Age / DOB:  (29) / 4/11/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 215
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Charlie Furbush (biceps) threw a bullpen session on Tuesday.
It's the first time he's been on the bump since landing on the disabled list with left biceps tendinitis. Furbush will throw one more bullpen session on Thursday before likely being cleared for a short rehab assignment. Jul 28 - 10:19 PM

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Charlie Furbush (biceps) played catch on Wednesday.

But he still hasn't been cleared for mound work. The left-hander has been out since July 8 with left biceps tendinitis and is still at least a couple weeks away. Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said Thursday that Furbush will require minor league rehab work.
Jul 23 - 11:24 AM

Charlie Furbush (biceps) was scratched from his scheduled bullpen session on Saturday.

It isn't believed to be a major setback for the southpaw, but it will push his return to the Mariners back a couple of days. He is still hopeful to return to the M's bullpen before the end of July.
Jul 18 - 12:12 PM

Mariners placed LHP Charlie Furbush on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 8, with left biceps tedinitis.

It's unclear how much time he'll need to miss. Furbush owns a 2.08 ERA and 17/5 K/BB ratio over 21 2/3 innings this season in a left-handed specialist role.
Jul 9 - 5:28 PM

Mariners and LHP Charlie Furbush avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.3 million contract.

Furbush put up a 3.61 ERA and terrific 51/9 K/BB ratio over 42 1/3 relief innings for the Mariners last season. He'll be an integral reliever for them again in 2015.
Jan 16 - 2:56 PM

Charlie Furbush pitched a scoreless 12th for his first career save Saturday against the Angels.

The Mariners used everyone except Fernando Rodney in Friday's 16-inning loss, so with the rest of the bullpen tired, they went right to him in a tie game in the 10th tonight. Dominic Leone pitched the 11th and stayed in to open the 12th after the Mariners scored twice in the top of the inning, but he was pulled after giving up a leadoff homer to David Freese. Furbush took over then and retired all three batters he faced. It was his first save in 175 career relief appearances.
Sun, Jul 20, 2014 01:22:00 AM

Charlie Furbush was removed from Monday's game against the Angels in the seventh inning after he was struck by a Mike Trout liner.

It was a stinging shot off his lower leg, but Furbush appears to have escaped without serious injury. He couldn't continue, however, and limped off the field. Consider the reliever day-to-day.
Tue, Apr 1, 2014 12:47:00 AM

Mariners and LHP Charlie Furbush avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $750,000 contract.

Furbush actually fell short of Super Two status, but it was a near-miss and MLB and the players' union both agreed that he should have an inflated salary in 2014. Furbush, 27, boasts a 3.31 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and 10.8 K/9 in 119 appearances since the start of the 2012 season.
Tue, Dec 17, 2013 05:36:00 PM

Over 19 relief appearances, Charlie Furbush owns a 4.42 ERA in 18 1/3 innings.

The 27-year-old lefthander established himself as a potential bullpen asset in 2012, posting a 2.72 ERA over 48 appearances. In 28 less innings this year, Furbush has given up the same amount of homers (three) and only six less walks (10).
Fri, May 24, 2013 02:01:00 AM

Mariners activated LHP Charlie Furbush from the 15-day disabled list.

Furbush has been out of commission since mid-July, so the Mariners will use him in low-leverage situations initially. The 25-year-old lefthander owns a 2.17 ERA and 0.80 WHIP in 37-plus innings this season.
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 04:58:00 PM

Charlie Furbush (triceps) will make another rehab appearance with Triple-A Tacoma on Saturday before the Mariners decide if he's ready to return.

They want him to be 100% before returning to the bullpen, and they haven't felt that he's quite ready after his first three appearances. Expect this to be his final tune-up before returning to the M's bullpen after the weekend.
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 08:37:00 PM

Charlie Furbush (triceps) will make another rehab appearance with Triple-A Tacoma.

Mariners manager Eric Wedge previously indicated that Furbush's second appearance on Monday would be his last one, but he's decided the lefty isn't quite ready. "He feels pretty good. He's just not where he needs to be before he gets back up here," Wedge said. "It's a little bit different when you've got a veteran guy that has been through it or done it before. This is kind of his first go-round with something like this."
Tue, Aug 7, 2012 08:08:00 PM

Charlie Furbush (triceps) will make his second minor league rehab appearance Monday with Triple-A Tacoma.

Furbush allowed one run on two hits over one inning in his first rehab appearance on Friday, but notched three strikeouts. Mariners manager Eric Wedge said that he should be activated from the DL if all goes well Monday.
Mon, Aug 6, 2012 05:50:00 PM

Charlie Furbush (triceps) made his first rehab appearance Friday at Triple-A Tacoma.

Furbush has been out of commission since mid-July, so its notable progress. He'll make at least one more appearance before returning to a setup role with the Mariners.
Sat, Aug 4, 2012 12:54:00 PM

Mariners placed LHP Charlie Furbush on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left triceps.

Furbush felt some tightness in his arm Tuesday after throwing just two pitches against the Royals. He tried to play catch on Wednesday but still experienced discomfort. It's not yet known how long he might be out.
Wed, Jul 18, 2012 05:04:00 PM

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2B1Robinson Cano
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SS1Brad Miller
3B1Kyle Seager
LF1Seth Smith
CF1Austin Jackson
2Franklin Gutierrez
RF1Nelson Cruz
DH1Mark Trumbo
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S1Felix Hernandez
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3James Paxton
4Taijuan Walker
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Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Carson Smith
2Fernando Rodney
3Charlie Furbush
4Vidal Nuno
5Joe Beimel
6David Rollins
7Tom Wilhelmsen
8Jose Ramirez
9Rob Rasmussen