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RAFAEL FURCAL RUMORS

Marlins Injury Update: Rafael Furcal officially out for season

The Miami Marlins lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday by the score of 3-2. The loss dropped the Marlins to two games below .500 at 60-62, third in the National League East. Injuries have not helped the Marlins' cause this season and now there is worse news on the injury front, as Rafael Furcal is officially out for the season due to a hamstring injury#476095333 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 16, 2014  |  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 place Rafael Furcal on 60-day DL again, make other moves

MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins selected infielder Jordany Valdespin's contract from Triple-A New Orleans while optioning first baseman Justin Bour to the Zephyrs and placing second baseman Rafael Furcal on the 60-day disabled list prior to Saturday's game against the San Francisco Giants. Valdespin, who was on the New York Mets' Opening Day roster in 2013, was scheduled to...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 19, 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: 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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael Furcal's injury has Cardinals rumor mill abuzz

With Rafael Furcal lost for the season, there has been a steady stream of rumors linking the Cardinals to every shortstop that is or could be available. Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe suggests that the Red Sox could trade Stephen Drew should Jose Iglesias prove ready.  The Cardinals pursued Drew this offseason, before losing out to Boston. Dan Szymborski of ESPN Insider says...
Via Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Can we really blame Rafael Furcal for the Cardinals shortstop mess?

With the latest setback for Rafael Furcal likely knocking him out for the early part of the season, if not longer, there has been a lot of vitriol spewed in Furcal's direction.  But is it really warranted? According to Jennifer Langosch, back in 2012, when he suffered the injury, Furcal was examined by team medical director George Paletta who diagnosed him with a grade 2 UCL...
Via Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Furcal finds fountain of youth

ST. LOUIS - Cardinals shortstop Rafael Furcal is playing like hes 25 again, spraying hits all over the field and making highlight reel defensive plays on a nightly basis. But the 34-year-olds body knows better. I dont feel young again, I feel old Furcal jokes. But Im working hard and trying to stay in shape and stay healthy and be at that same level as before. Its been an impressive...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Furcal hopes to stay healthy, hit better

Shortstop Rafael Furcal went from having the worst year of his career to the best when the Cardinals' magical run led them all the way to a World Series title. Furcal had two month-long stays on the disabled list before being traded to St. Louis and hit a career-worst .231 with the Dodgers and Cardinals. Despite winning his first World Series ring, Furcal hopes to stay healthy...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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