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Cardinals SS Furcal injures elbow

St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Rafael Furcal might return home from the team's road trip for further testing after straining his right elbow in a game against the Washington Nationals. Furcal left after making back-to-back throws to home and second in the sixth inning of the Cardinals' 8-1 loss to the Washington Nationals on Thursday night. Furcal said he felt a pop and then tingling...
Via FOX Sports
August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Has Rafael Furcal Found The Fountain Of Youth?

In his age 34 season, Cardinals shortstop Rafael Furcal is off to tremendous start. Through Wednesday’s action, Furcal is batting .361/.423/.508 with a .413 wOBA and a 168 wRC+. In 138 plate appearances, he has 44 hits, including two doubles and two home runs. His walk rate (9.4 percent) is above his career average (9 percent) and his strikeout rate (10.1 percent) is below his career...
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Sources: Cards, Furcal inch toward deal

More "Happy Flights" are on the way. The Cardinals are making progress on a deal with free-agent shortstop Rafael Furcal, a move that seemingly enhances the Phillies' chances of re-signing Jimmy Rollins, major-league sources say. Furcal, 34, joined the Cardinals from the Dodgers last July 31, lifting the club during its World Series run and coining the phrase, "Happy Flight," when...
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December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

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