After three years of trying to battle back from arm injuries, Maine's Charlie Furbush is calling it a career, retiring from baseball at the age of 32.

The lefty pitcher played his high school baseball at South Portland. He began his college career at St. Joseph's College and then transferred to LSU and was drafted in the 4th round of the MLB draft in 2007 by the Detroit Tigers. Furbush was traded to Seattle in 2011.

In his five year MLB career, the lefty specialist appeared in 247 games and had an ERA of 3.97. He struck out 268 batters in 260 innings.

Furbush made the announcement on twitter...