Mariners got second opinion from Dr. Altchek in NY agreeing with original diagnosis on Charlie Furbush that no surgery needed, just rest.
#Mariners say LHP Charlie Furbush has slight tear in rotator cuff. Likely out for year.
Charlie Furbush (biceps tendinitis) will throw bullpens Sunday and Tuesday. If all goes well, start rehab stint with Tacoma on Thursday.
Hardball Talk "As a 25-year-old former top prospect who has struggled in the majors what is Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr.’s value at this point? Well, according to Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston the Red Sox offered Bradley to the Mariners for left-handed reliever Charlie Furbush during spring training and..." May 16
Charlie Furbush's deal with Seattle is for $750,000, even though he's not arbitration-eligible. Union and MLB agreed to inflated salary.