Rafael Furcal

Miami Marlins #15 - Second Base

  • Born: 10/24/77
  • Age: 36
  • Height: 5-8
  • Weight: 190
  • Bats/Throws: S/R

Marlins' Christian Yelich thriving in leadoff spot

Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich has been effective atop Miami's lineup, and has helped the offense early. Yelich is expected to be a career .300 hitter with his line drive-type swing.

Furcal and the Marlins' decision on Derek Dietrich

Rafael Furcal is on his way back from a Spring Training injury and should resume his spot at second base in the lineup. What will that likely mean for the streaking but defensively struggling Derek Dietrich?

Fish Bites: Starters Struggle Leads To Losing

Before Tuesday's massive victory over Washington, the Marlins slugged through an extended 8 game losing streak. In this edition of Fish Bites, we truly capture some of the main reasons behind Miami's long stretch of failure.

Marlins' Rafael Furcal begins rehab assignment

Miami Marlins second baseman Rafael Furcal began his rehab assignment with Class-A Jupiter on Monday night. Furcal will be back in action continually for three weeks.

Miami Marlins' Ed Lucas out seven weeks

Miami Marlins' infielder Ed Lucas, who began the season on the disabled list, had surgery on his left hand on Wednesday. Lucas' rehab may be delayed because of the procedure.

Dodgers 2014 Profile: Dee Gordon

Gordon has played second, short and the outfield in preparing for his new role, a role he wants to play this year in Los Angeles

2014 Marlins Season Preview: Solano, Dietrich

With the signing of Rafael Furcal, the Miami Marlins have relegated Donovan Solano to the bench in 2014, while sending Derek Dietrich to develop further in the minors.

Fish Bites: Steve Cishek resting stiff neck

Miami Marlins closer Steve Cishek has been limited in his early bullpen sessions as a result of a stiff neck. Plus links on Jose Fernandez and Carlos Marmol.

2014 Key Questions: Furcal and second base

The Miami Marlins are expected to bat Rafael Furcal in the leadoff spot. Is he the best player for the job?

Giancarlo Stanton and lineup protection again

The Miami Marlins have provided Giancarlo Stanton lineup protection for the first time since 2012. What does that mean for the Fish?

Miami Marlins sign third baseman Casey McGehee

The Miami Marlins signed infielder Casey McGehee to a one-year contract on Wednesday afternoon. McGehee is expected to become the Marlins' starting third baseman.

Fish Bites: Marlins out on reliever Qualls

The Miami Marlins were hoping to resign free agent reliever Chad Qualls after a quietly productive 2013 campaign, but lost the chance after he signed with the Astros. Plus links on Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Rafael Furcal, and Garrett Jones.

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