Left-handed pitcher Charlie Furbush and the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a contract for next season and avoided a potential dispute over arbitration eligibility.
The Mariners and Tigers have held trade discussions involving outfielder Brennan Boesch, according to FoxSports.com’s Jon Paul Morosi.
Chris Getz reached base three times. Melky Cabrera pushed his hitting streak to eight games. Alex Gordon belted a long three-run homer, and Billy Butler added three hits and a pair of RBI.
The unveiling of Charlie Furbush as a starting pitcher went fairly well. Promising enough, at least, for more looks.
Charlie Furbush will replace LHP Phil Coke in the rotation beginning Monday night in Anaheim
Tigers left-hander Phil Coke is moving back to the bullpen after struggling in his first half-season as a regular starter.
Today manager Jim Leyland announced that Phil Coke will be moved to the bullpen.
Charlie Furbush headlines…
Victor Martinez hit a two-run double and Jhonny Peralta had a two-run single in the eighth inning, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 6-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.
The explanation for why Detroit’s top two pitching prospects, Andy Oliver and Jacob Turner, were included in the Tigers’ first big roster cut of spring training while two lesser hurlers were not lies in their utility.