|Dec. 17 6:50 PM PT7:50 PM MT8:50 PM CT9:50 PM ET21:50 ET2:50 GMT10:50 CST7:50 PM MST9:50 PM EST10:20 PM VEN6:50 UAE (+1)8:50 PM CT-Furbush and the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a contract for next season and avoided a potential dispute over arbitration eligibility. The Mariners announced the deal on Tuesday. Instead of waiting to see if Furbush would become eligible for arbitration, the sides reached a one-year deal.
Analysis: Furbush, 27, appeared in a team-best 71 games last season. He was 2-6 with a 3.74 ERA and a .199 opponent batting average. The left-hander tied for 10th in the American League in appearances and 13th with 20 holds. Furbush has spent parts of three seasons with Seattle. He was acquired in a trade with Detroit in July 2011.
|2011||Det||1||3||0 - 0||17||2||0||32.1||36||18||13||5||14||1||26||1.55||3.62||$25.33|
|2011||Sea||3||7||0 - 0||11||10||0||53.0||61||41||39||11||16||1||41||1.45||6.62||$31.50|
|2011||Tot||4||10||0 - 0||28||12||0||85.1||97||59||52||16||30||2||67||1.49||5.48||$56.83|
|2012||Sea||5||2||0 - 0||48||0||0||46.1||28||15||14||3||16||4||53||0.95||2.72||$88.33|
|2013||Sea||2||6||0 - 6||71||0||0||65.0||48||33||27||5||29||2||80||1.18||3.74||$89.50|
|Career||11||18||0 - 6||147||12||0||196.2||173||107||93||24||75||8||200||1.26||4.26|