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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...
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16 days ago  |  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...
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18 days ago  |  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

Rafael Furcal to miss significant amount of time

getty images The Miami Marlins are not saying that second baseman Rafael Furcal is done for the season but they are calling his injury significant. Furcal very well will miss the rest of the season after straining his hamstring. The Florida Sun Sentinel reports that he tore part of the hamstring muscle behind his knee according to general manger Dan Jennings. “He’s done for quite...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Update: Rafael Furcal back on DL

After only nine games since his return from injury on June 13, Miami Marlins second baseman Rafael Furcal is back on the disabled list. MLB.com's Joe Frisario reports that the Marlins have disabled Furcal because of a left hamstring strain, the same injury that had Furcal miss the Marlins' first 65 games.#Marlins Derek Dietrich recalled from NOLA. Rafael Furcal placed on...
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June 22, 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

Marlins Injury Update: Rafael Furcal out Monday with sore knee

The Miami Marlins lost in 13-innings to the Chicago Cubs on Monday by the score of 5-4. The loss dropped the Marlins to 35-34, third in the the National League East. Giancarlo Stanton hit his 19th home run of the season in a losing effort. The Marlins are hanging tough in the division due to an offense that is sixth in the league in runs scored. On the injury front, Rafael Furcal...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael Furcal activated from 60-day DL, will start Friday night

getty images Rafael Furcal will play in his first big league game since 2012. Furcal, 36, missed the entire 2013 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery and has been hobbled by groin and hamstring injuries this year. He will play second base and bat leadoff for the Marlins on Friday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates who will have Jeff Locke on the mound. Furcal was given a...
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June 13, 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...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Update: Rafael Furcal should return Friday

Veteran infielder Rafael Furcal is set to get back on a major league field for the first time since 2012, with the Miami Marlins preparing to activate him before Friday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Manny Navarro of the Miami Herald reports that Furcal, now playing second base, is likely to replace rookie Justin Bour on the roster after Bour was optioned following...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Furcal could make Marlins debut this weekend

After a successful rehab assignment stint in recent days with Double-A Jacksonville, Rafael Furcal is returning to Class A Jupiter to play in a few more games. The Marlins aren't saying exactly when Furcal is scheduled to come off the disabled list. Indications are it will be soon. Furcal, who has been on the disabled list all season, played five straight games with Double...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Updates: Henderson Alvarez, Rafael Furcal, Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Miami Marlins 2B/SS Rafael Furcal has not played a regular-season Major League game since the end of 2012 as a Cardinal. He has spent the entire season on the disabled list, but he could make his debut with the Marlins as early as this coming weekend. MLB.com's Joe Frisario reports that Furcal, who has rehabbed with the Double-A Jacksonville Suns, will move down to Class-A...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Update: Rafael Furcal transferred to 60-Day DL

The Miami Marlins defeated the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday by the score of 4-3. Christian Yelich hit a bases loaded, two out single in the ninth inning to win the game, which improved the Marlins to 25-23 on the season. On the injury front, veteran second baseman Rafael Furcal was moved to the 60-day disabled list. #476095333 / gettyimages.comAs reported by Michael Hurcomb...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins' Rafael Furcal suffers injury setback during rehab stint

The Miami Marlins had initially planned to have Rafael Furcal fill in the second base position instead of incumbent candidates Donovan Solano, Derek Dietrich, or Ed Lucas. But so far in 2014, that plan has yet to come to fruition, as Furcal suffered a hamstring injury during Spring Training and was forced onto the disabled list to start the year. Towards the end of April, however...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins' Rafael Furcal (hamstring, groin) ends rehab again

Miami Marlins shortstop/second baseman Rafael Furcal, on the DL to start the season with a strained left hamstring, was forced to terminate his first rehab assignment when he strained his right groin last week. His second attempt at rehab ended abruptly in the fouth inning of his first game for Double-A Jacksonville on Friday. He lunged for a throw at second base, felt his groin...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Furcal comeback bid stalls again during rehab assignment

Rafael Furcal's second attempt at a rehab stint again ended prematurely. Playing his first game for Double-A Jacksonville Friday since a groin strain ended his first comeback bid from a hamstring injury, Furcal exited early. Scheduled to play nine innings, he departed in the fourth complaining of groin tightness. He was covering second on a wild pitch and catcher J.T. Realmuto...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins' Rafael Furcal to re-start rehab

Miami Marlins shortstop Rafael Furcal, on the DL to start the season with a strained left hamstring, was forced to terminate his rehab assignment at Triple-A Jacksonville when he strained his right groin last week. Joe Frisaro of  MLB.com reports that, "for the past few days, Furcal has been taking ground balls, hitting and going through drills." Furcal will start his...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins' Rafael Furcal injures groin in rehab game

The Miami Marlins defeated the New York Mets in extra innings on Saturday by the score of 7-6. The win improved the last place Marlins to 11-13. Casey McGehee had three hits, Giancarlo Stanton hit his seventh home run of the season and Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit the game winning home run in the 10th. On the injury front, Rafael Furcal, who was projected as the Marlins'...
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April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins to activate Furcal, reliever Marmol day-to-day

getty images The Miami Marlins are expected to activate second baseman Rafael Furcal from the disabled list in the next week. “He’ll play tomorrow (for Double-A Jacksonville on his rehab assignment),” Marlins manager Mike Redmond said prior to Wednesday’s game. “I think the plan for him, as of right now, is to be there for a week.” Once Furcal is activated he will take...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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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April 02, 2014  |  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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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins' Rafael Furcal likely to begin season on DL

After shortstop-turned-second-baseman Rafael Furcal spent a year recovering from the ligament replacement (Tommy John) surgery he had in March of 2013 when he was with the St. Louis Cardinals, he signed a one-year $3.5 million contract with the Miami Marlins. He played seven spring training games, then tore his hamstring, the Miami Herald reports—which will land him on the...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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