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furca

(ˈfɜːkə)
n, pl -cae (-kiː)
(Zoology) zoology any forklike structure, esp in insects
[Latin: fork]
ˈfurcal adj
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And about two weeks ago the Dodgers seem to have "re-acquired" lead-off hitter Rafael Furcal.
The Dominican team has been represented by major leaguers David Ortiz, Robinson Cano, Jose Reyes, Neifi Perez and Rafael Furcal, among others.
Two batters prior to Blake's home run, Andre Ethier was up to bat facing a 3-1 count and Rafael Furcal was at first base.
James Loney and Rafael Furcal each homered off Saunders.
Rafael Furcal, who like Ethier has struggled offensively this season, sent the game into extra innings when he hit an unexpected home run off the once-unhittable Brad Lidge.
First, Orlando Hudson lunged behind the second-base bag and made just enough contact with his glove to deflect the ball toward Rafael Furcal.
Hudson will step directly into the starting lineup at second base and, with shortstop Rafael Furcal, will give the Dodgers quite possibly the best defensive middle-infield alignment of any team in the National League.
Dodgers shortstop Rafael Furcal, who arrived at spring training for the first time on Thursday, probably will be out of the starting lineup for about one game a week this season as part of a plan by manager Joe Torre to keep Furcal healthy.
Furcal said he's not throwing or swinging but that he's mimicking a throwing and swinging motion in exercises.
But Furcal also said that given the nature of his injury, and the fact he had repeated setbacks before ultimately deciding to have the surgery, he won't push his luck.
Rafael Furcal, whose long-awaited return from the 15-day disabled list had finally begun to seem imminent last week, will instead undergo lower-back surgery today in Los Angeles.