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 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

Rafael Furcal signs one-year deal with Marlins to play second base

The Miami Marlins made their second free agent signing of the week on Thursday, inking former St Louis Cardinals shortstop Rafael Furcal to a one-year contract worth $3 million, plus incentives. The 36-year old Furcal, who didn't play at all in 2013 following Tommy John surgery, is expected to serve as Miami's second baseman, shifting from the position he has played nearly exclusively...
Via The Outside Corner
December 06, 2013  |  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 Associated Press
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Rafael Furcal Says Red Sox Among Teams That Have Expressed Interest in Him in Free Agency

Rafael Furcal is looking for a new team. The Red Sox are looking for infield help. A phone call (at least) seems reasonable. Furcal told that the Red Sox are among the teams that have expressed interest in him in free agency. The Marlins, Mets, Pirates, Nationals, Rockies and others have shown interest as well, according to the veteran shortstop. Furcal missed all...
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox Talking To Veteran SS Rafael Furcal

According to multiple reports, the Red Sox have spoken to representatives of 36-year old shortstop Rafael Furcal. Other teams in on Furcal are the Mets, Miami, Washington, Pittsburgh and Colorado. Clearly, Boston needs some sort of protection on the left side of the infield—if, in fact, Stephen Drew sails off into the sunset. Furcal missed all of last year recovering from Tommy...
Via FenwayNation
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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