St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Rafael Furcal was supposed to make his 2013 Spring Training debut in the field over the weekend. Now he may not be playing at all in 2013.
The veteran 35-year-old shortstop suffered a set back in the rehab of his partially torn ligament in his throwing arm and the news is obviously not good [via Fox Sports Midwest]:
"He's just not feeling good and kind of went in a bad direction," Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said.
"We don't know the severity of it, but it wasn't good news. "I'm not getting too far ahead in any one direction, but we know that he's done quite a bit of rehab and to go backwards isn't necessarily a good sign." [...]
"Right now, he's just having pain standing around," Matheny said. "With the way he's talking, it sounds like the ligament may be problems. We don't know for sure, but things are pointing in that direction."
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