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Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Charlie Furbush, second left, waits to be relieved after throwing a total of three pitches against the Texas Rangers in the eighth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Seattle. The Rangers won 6-3. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Charlie Furbush, second left, waits to be relieved after throwing a total of three pitches against the Texas Rangers in the eighth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Seattle. The Rangers won 6-3. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Say hello, Assad: See the Navy warships off the coast of Syria

The Navy has sent four warships — USS Ramage, USS Mahan, USS Gravely and USS Barry — armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid violence in Syria. Navy ships are capable of a variety of military actions, including launching Tomahawk cruise missiles as they did against Libya in 2011.