SEATTLE (AP) The Seattle Mariners on Wednesday outrighted catcher Steve Clevenger and pitchers Charlie Furbush and Ryan Cook to Triple-A Tacoma, and claimed right-handed pitcher Ryan Weber off waivers from Atlanta.
All three players sent to Tacoma have been on the 60-day disabled list and each has the right to choose free agency because of major league service time. Clevenger was suspended by the team in September for a series of tweets regarding a police shooting in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the Black Lives Matter movement. He was removed from the suspended list and placed on the 60-day disabled list on Oct. 31.
Furbush is expected to be out until the 2018 season due to shoulder issues.
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Weber appeared in 16 games with Atlanta this season and was 1-1 with a 5.45 ERA.
Seattle also designated for assignment catcher Steven Baron.