Marlins Injury Updates: Rafael Furcal, Ed Lucas, Jacob Turner, Marcell Ozuna

The Miami Marlins are at the bottom of the National League East.  They continue their three-game set with the Washington Nationals tonight when Tom Koehler (1-1) takes on Stephen Strasburg (1-1) at 7:10pm EST.  We have updates on four Marlins, let's go over the injuries.Rafael FurcalFurcal was supposed to be the opening day second baseman for the Marlins but the veteran...
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Rafael Furcal to begin minor league rehab assignment tonight

The Marlins signed veteran infielder Rafael Furcal over the winter with the idea of using him as their starting second baseman, but he suffered a left hamstring injury during spring training and was forced to begin the season on the disabled list. According to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com, he’ll begin his road back to the majors tonight when he starts a minor league rehab assignment...
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Marlins' Ed Lucas to have hand surgery, Rafael Furcal participates in baseball activities

Miami Marlins infielder Ed Lucas found out he made the Opening Day roster as a utility infielder on March 27. Hours later, he left a spring training game with a fractured left hand after getting hit with a pitch. Already starting the year on the disabled list, his recovery time will again get pushed back. By Dan Lundberg via Wikimedia Commons Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reported Lucas...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins' Rafael Furcal & Ed Lucas on DL

#Marlins Rafael Furcal & Ed Lucas on 15-day DL; Reed Johnson & Kevin Slowey selected;— Joe Frisaro (@JoeFrisaro) March 30, 2014Marlins’ infielder Rafael Furcal has been placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 21 due to a strained left hamstring. Ed Lucas of the Marlins has also been placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 28 due to...
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Miami Marlins place Rafael Furcal, Ed Lucas on DL, set roster

The Marlins made their final moves Sunday afternoon to set their Opening Day roster. Second baseman Rafael Furcal (strained left hamstring) and utility player Ed Lucas (fractured hand) were placed on the 15-day disabled list. Furcal's stint is retroactive March 21 when he last played in a Grapefruit League game but exited in the third inning after re-aggravating it. He will be...
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16 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins' Rafael Furcal departs with tight hamstring

Only weeks into spring training and infielder, Rafael Furcal has exited two games due to a hamstring injury. According to Juan C. Rodriguez of the Sun Sentinel Furcal departed the game for a pinch runner in the bottom of third inning of Saturday’s loss to the Nationals. He then left the dugout with trainer Sean Cunningham.Rafael Furcal exited Saturday for pinch-runner in B3...
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March 16, 2014  |  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...
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January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

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