Mariners activate LHP Charlie Furbush from DL
The Seattle Mariners have activated left-hander Charlie Furbush
from the 15-day disabled list and optioned reliever Shawn Kelley to
The team announced the moves Friday night before playing the
Furbush had been on the DL since July 18 with a strained left
triceps. He was hurt the previous day in Kansas City when he
retired the only batter he faced. He is 4-2 with a 2.17 ERA and has
been one of Seattle’s most effective relievers this season.
Furbush made five rehab appearances with Tacoma, posting a 6.00
ERA with seven strikeouts.
The 28-year-old Kelley is 2-3 with a 3.41 ERA in 36 relief
appearances for the Mariners this season.