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Charlie Furbush | Relief Pitcher | #41

Team: Seattle Mariners
Age / DOB:  (30) / 4/11/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 215
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: LSU
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 4 (0) / DET
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Charlie Furbush has elected free agency.
Furbush was removed from the Mariners' 40-man roster earlier this week. He'll be out until 2018 following rotator cuff surgery. Nov 4 - 3:21 PM

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Mariners sent LHP Charlie Furbush outright to Triple-A Tacoma.

Furbush has the ability to opt for free agency. The 30-year-old is expected to miss the entire 2017 season after surgery in August to repair a partially-torn rotator cuff.
Nov 2 - 3:09 PM

Charlie Furbush will undergo surgery to repair a partially torn rotator cuff on Tuesday.

Furbush has yet to pitch during the 2016 season due to a bum left shoulder. He won't be hitting the mound again any time soon. The 30-year-old southpaw is expected to miss the next 12-18 months as he rehabs from the major surgery.
Aug 10 - 7:01 PM

Charlie Furbush (shoulder, back) is scheduled to pitch Wednesday and Thursday with Triple-A Tacoma.

If those back-to-back appearances go well, he should finally be cleared to join the Mariners bullpen. Furbush has been on the disabled list all season because of a shoulder injury. He also got hit in the back with a line drive last week in a rehab game but only suffered minor bruising.
Jul 19 - 8:23 PM

Charlie Furbush left a rehab appearance Thursday at Triple-A Tacoma after taking a line drive off his back.

Furbush retired the first two batters he faced on weak grounders, but the third batter laced a screamer right back at the rehabbing left-handed reliever and he exited having thrown only seven pitches -- all of which went for strikes. Mike Curto, the voice of the Tacoma Rainiers, said the departure looked precautionary. Furbush should be back with the Mariners by the end of July.
Jul 15 - 8:28 AM

Charlie Furbush (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment with Short-Season Everett on Sunday.

Furbush has been out all season with shoulder issues but has finally been cleared for game action. It's unclear how many rehab appearances he'll require, but it will likely be a decent number.
Jul 8 - 11:16 AM

Charlie Furbush (shoulder) is scheduled to throw live batting practice on Saturday.

The left-hander threw a successful 35-pitch bullpen session on Tuesday and felt great afterwards. He's getting closer to a minor league rehab assignment and should be able to rejoin the M's bullpen at some point around the All-Star break.
Jun 28 - 6:52 PM

Charlie Furbush (shoulder) has resumed throwing bullpen sessions.

Furbush hasn't pitched in a major league game since July 2015 due to shoulder issues, but he's finally making some progress. It's unclear when he'll go out on a minor league rehab assignment, but he'll likely a bunch of appearances before being a legitimate consideration to rejoin the Mariners.
Jun 25 - 11:43 AM

Mariners transferred LHP Charlie Furbush from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears a 40-man roster spot for Tom Wilhelmsen, who was re-signed to a one-year deal on Wednesday morning. Furbush is still working his way back from a shoulder injury with no timetable for activation.
Jun 22 - 10:02 AM

Charlie Furbush (shoulder) felt soreness following a live batting practice session last Thursday.

"I thought I had a good live BP, but they just wanted me to speak with the team doctor and not have to worry about it and have it set me back at all," Furbush said. "So I'm just taking a couple days off here. [The doctor will] see me again this weekend and I'll be right back at it as soon as I get the clearance." Once he receives the clearance, he will likely head to Arizona to take part in extended spring training action, with a rehab assignment to follow that.
Source: MLB.com
May 25 - 9:55 PM

Charlie Furbush (shoulder) will throw a simulated inning Saturday.

If successful, Furbush will likely take his rehab to Arizona to start building stamina at extended spring training. In an ideal scenario, Furbush could be back with the Mariners by the end of the month. Furbush hasn't pitched in a major league game since July 2015 due to shoulder issues.
May 14 - 9:36 AM

Charlie Furbush (shoulder) is expected to head to extended spring training later this week.

Furbush is throwing a pair of bullpen sessions in front of Mariners coaches this week in Seattle and will then head to Arizona to ramp up his rehab. He's been on the disabled list since the end of spring training due to biceps tendinitis and a slight tear in his rotator cuff. The lefty reliever is probably looking at an early-June activation date if he can avoid setbacks.
May 11 - 9:22 AM

Charlie Furbush (shoulder) threw 10-12 pitches off the mound on Sunday.

Furbush began the year on the disabled list with left shoulder tightness, but he's getting closer to facing live hitters. He'll require a minor league rehab assignment prior to being activated.
May 2 - 7:23 PM

Charlie Furbush (shoulder) will throw for a third straight day Monday.

Furbush, who began the year on the DL with left shoulder tightness, has been throwing from a distance of 135 feet. It's unclear when he'll be ready for game action, but he's getting closer.
Apr 25 - 7:43 PM

Mariners placed LHP Charlie Furbush on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder tightness.

Furbush had shoulder issues at the end of last season and has battled more problems this spring. It's unclear at this point how long he'll be sidelined.
Apr 3 - 11:13 AM

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