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Steve Cishek | Relief Pitcher | #31

Team: Seattle Mariners
Age / DOB:  (30) / 6/18/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'6" / 217
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Carson-Newman
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 5 (0) / MIA
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Steve Cishek (hip) worked a scoreless rehab inning Wednesday night with Double-A Arkansas.
A positive step for the veteran reliever, who had yielded two runs on four hits and three walks in 2 1/3 innings over his first three rehab outings. Cishek is expected to make another appearance on Thursday and could join the Mariners' active roster this weekend if that goes smoothly. Apr 27 - 11:20 AM

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Steve Cishek (hip) has allowed two runs on four hits and three walks in 2 1/3 innings over his first three rehab outings with Double-A Arkansas and Triple-A Tacoma.

And the Mariners don't plan on activating him from the disabled list until he shows better effectiveness. "I’d like him to iron out some of the mechanical stuff," manager Scott Servais said Tuesday. "He’s going through spring training. It just happens to be in late April." Cishek underwent major hip surgery last October.
Apr 25 - 5:20 PM

Steve Cishek (hip) has shifted his minor league rehab assignment to Triple-A Tacoma.

Cishek looked sharp in a scoreless frame Monday with Double-A Arkansas, his first live appearance since undergoing hip surgery last October. Cishek is expected to pitch 2-3 times with Tacoma before joining the Mariners' active roster next week in a setup role.
Apr 20 - 9:41 AM

Steve Cishek (hip) tossed a scoreless inning Monday in his first minor league rehab appearance with Double-A Arkansas.

It was his first appearance since undergoing hip surgery last October. The plan calls for him to make three or four more appearances in the minors before joining the Mariners' bullpen. Barring any setbacks, he's on track to return by the end of the month.
Apr 18 - 10:31 AM

Steve Cishek (hip) has joined up with Double-A Arkansas for a minor league rehab assignment.

He's expected to join the Mariners' bullpen after three or four minor league appearances, assuming no setbacks. The veteran reliever was placed on the disabled list just before Opening Day after undergoing surgery last October to repair a torn labrum in his left hip.
Apr 16 - 1:46 PM

Steve Cishek (hip) is expected to begin a minor league rehab assignment this weekend.

The veteran right-hander will need 3-4 appearances in the minors before he's ready to rejoin the M's bullpen. Barring any setbacks, Cishek should be back in Seattle before the end of the month.
Apr 14 - 6:58 PM

Steve Cishek (hip) faced live hitters in extended spring training on Thursday in Arizona.

The veteran right-hander is expected to be cleared for minor league game action soon. He'll need several appearances there before he's ready to rejoin the M's bullpen, but all signs point to him being back with the big league club before the end of the month.
Apr 7 - 7:29 PM

Mariners placed RHP Steve Cishek on the 10-day disabled list with a left hip injury.

Cishek is still working his way back from microfracture surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left hip. The hope is that he'll be ready to return sometime in April.
Mar 31 - 5:57 PM

Steve Cishek (hip) threw a 22-pitch bullpen session on Thursday.

It was the first time he's thrown off a mound this spring. Cishek threw at 80 percent effort and is scheduled for another pen session on Sunday. Cishek isn't going to be ready for Opening Day but should join the team as a setup man sometime in April. The right-hander lost his closer's gig to Edwin Diaz about midway through last season.
Mar 23 - 5:33 PM

Steve Cishek (hip) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Thursday.

It's a big step for Cishek, who is coming back from surgery to fix a torn labrum and microfracture surgery. If all goes well, the veteran reliever could be back in his set-up role by the end of April.
Mar 22 - 1:00 PM

Steve Cishek (hip) is 7-10 days from a full bullpen session.

Cishek is ticketed for the 15-day disabled list to open the 2017 campaign, but it appears right now that he could be ready before the end of April. The setup man underwent offseason microfracture surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left hip.
Mar 13 - 11:25 AM

Steve Cishek (hip) will play catch back-to-back days and has been cleared to run on a treadmill.

Cishek is coming back from microfracture surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left hip. He'll get a late start to the season, but his recovery is going well and he should be ready to serve as a setup man for the Mariners before the end of April.
Mar 3 - 11:03 AM

Steve Cishek (hip) played catch Tuesday for the first time since arriving to Mariners' camp.

Shannon Drayer of 710 ESPN said that things "appeared to go well." It was an important step for Cishek, who required offseason surgery to fix a torn labrum and also had microfracture surgery. The hope is that he could be ready to return by the end of April, but it will all depend on how his body responds to ramping things up.
Feb 21 - 1:32 PM

Steve Cishek (hip) is scheduled to play catch Tuesday for the first time since arriving at Mariners camp.

"It's a big day for me," the rehabbing reliever told reporters on Monday morning. Cishek needed microfracture surgery on his left hip back in October and will almost certainly open the 2017 season on the disabled list, but he could be ready to rock before the end of April.
Feb 20 - 11:06 AM

Steve Cishek (hip) is on track to begin throwing off a mound in early March.

Cishek is recovering from microfracture surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left hip. The reliever is almost surely going to begin the season on the disabled list. "He’s got the get his legs under him," Mariners manager Scott Servais said. "His arm is fine. He’s working his arm, but he’s not (yet) putting the whole throwing motion together because of the hip issue. It was a little more severe than the doctors initially anticipated. That’s why he’s a little slower in his recovery." 
Feb 17 - 9:47 AM

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2Danny Valencia
2B1Robinson Cano
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3B1Kyle Seager
LF1Guillermo Heredia
2Taylor Motter
CF1Jarrod Dyson
RF1Mitch Haniger
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S1Felix Hernandez
2Hisashi Iwakuma
3James Paxton
4Drew Smyly
5Yovani Gallardo
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Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Edwin Diaz
2Steve Cishek
3Nick Vincent
4Evan Scribner
5Marc Rzepczynski
6James Pazos
7Tony Zych
8Chase De Jong
9Casey Fien
10Dillon Overton
11Shae Simmons