Miami Marlins infielder Rafael Furcal is back on the disabled list and may be out for an extended period. The Marlins placed Furcal on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday.
The Miami Marlins look to end a disappointing 10-game homestand with a win on Sunday against the New York Mets.
Rafael Furcal had to wait more than two months to make his season debut with the Miami Marlins. Now another injury is expected to keep him out again.
Top pitching prospect Andrew Heaney will make his Major League debut on Thursday as the Marlins host the Mets.
With Jake Arrieta on the mound, the Chicago Cubs would appear to have a strong chance at winning two straight road series for the first time in almost a year.
Casey McGehee tied the game in the eighth inning with a two-out, two-run double, then drove home the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the 10th, and the Miami Marlins averted a series sweep by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Sunday.
Sidelined for more than a year by injuries, Miami Marlins second baseman Rafael Furcal played for the first time this season Friday night.
Pittsburgh Pirates rookie Gregory Polanco had five hits Friday night, and the last one was the biggest — and the longest.
The Miami Marlins returned home after a seven-game road trip looking to continue making ground in both their division and in the National League Wild Card race. The Pittsburgh Pirates had other plans though, taking down the Marlins 8-6 in thirteen innings.
Rafael Furcal’s second attempt at coming back from injuries didn’t have a good start.