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5 MLB Players I Want on My Dodgeball Team

In the immortal words of Patches O’Houlihan, the only way to become a dodgeball champion is to “learn the five d’s of dodgeball: dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge!” Patches, you were wise beyond your years. That is, until you met your demise wheeling under a falling neon sign. RIP. Anyway, here are the five MLB players I’d want on my dodgeball team based on their abilities...
Via Bacon Sports
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Royals release veteran infielder Rafael Furcal

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) The Kansas City Royals have released three-time All-Star shortstop Rafael Furcal, two weeks after he signed a minor league deal. Furcal didn't appear in a Cactus League game as he recovered from a hamstring injury sustained in winter ball. Tuesday's move doesn't affect the Royals' big league roster as Furcal was not invited to camp. The 37-year-old Furcal played...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals Sign Rafael Furcal To Minor-League Deal

The Kansas City Royals have reached an agreement with veteran infielder Rafael Furcal on a minor-league deal, according to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star. McCullough notes that he will report to the club’s minor-league camp, instead of big league camp, in order to rehab from his torn hamstring. The Royals signed Rafael Furcal to a minor-league deal. He is not in big...
Via Baseball Essential
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rafael Furcal to undergo season ending surgery on hamstring

getty images The 2014 season for infielder Rafael Furcal is over. Next week the 36-year-old will undergo season-ending surgery to remove scar tissue from his left hamstring. Furcal earned $3.5 million his season to produce a .171/.216/.229 line over nine games for the Marlins. He missed the entire 2013 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery. The season got off to a late start...
Via Tireball.com
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins second baseman Rafael Furcal leaves game with apparent leg injury

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins second baseman Rafael Furcal exited Saturday's game against the New York Mets with an apparent left leg injury after running out a double play in the third inning. Furcal, who started the season on the disabled list with a left hamstring strain, hit into a 6-4-3 double play. On his final stride before touching first base, he reached for his left leg. First...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael Furcal reinstated from 60-day DL, ready to make Marlins debut

MIAMI -- Rafael Furcal will make his long-awaited Miami Marlins debut Friday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Furcal, who signed a one-year deal in the offseason to be the club's second baseman and leadoff hitter, was reinstated Friday after having been on the 60-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain and right groin strain. Since May 29, he played in 11 minor-league...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins notebook: IF Furcal likely to start season on DL

JUPITER, Fla. -- Though it has not been made official, Marlins second baseman Rafael Furcal will likely begin the season on the disabled list. "We've talked to Fucy and it looks like he could be headed to the DL," manager Mike Redmond said. "We'll make that decision probably on Sunday." Furcal, who missed the 2013 season after Tommy John surgery, has been hampered by a strained left...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins' Rafael Furcal likely to start season on DL

After sitting out all of 2013 recovering from Tommy John surgery, second baseman Rafael Furcal is looking forward to a productive season this year with his new team, the Miami Marlins. Furcal, though, has had some left hamstring problems during recent Spring Training activities, and those problems may cause him to begin the new season on the disabled list.MLB.com's Joe Frisario...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins notebook: Furcal expects to be ready by Opening Day

JUPITER, Fla. -- Second baseman Rafael Furcal remains optimistic about his readiness for Opening Day on March 31. Furcal hurt his left hamstring March 10 and re-aggravated it last Saturday in his return to the lineup. The 36-year-old has just 18 spring at-bats. ''I think so,'' Furcal said of whether he'd be ready. ''I don't think about at-bats. As soon as I'm healthy and practice...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

AP sources: Furcal agrees to terms with Marlins

Two people familiar with the situation say free-agent infielder Rafael Furcal and the Miami Marlins have agreed to terms on a contract. Both people confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because the contract hadn't been finalized. In addition, one of the people said, catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia passed his physical, and his $21 million, three...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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