Father of Dodgers SS Furcal dies

Updated: June 20, 2010, 11:09 PM ET
By Enrique Rojas | ESPNdeportes.com

NEW YORK -- Rafael Furcal's father died in the early hours of Sunday at a medical center in the Dominican Republic where he remained hospitalized for three weeks after being kicked in the chest by a horse.

Furcal said his father, Silvino, died after complications from surgery.

The Los Angeles Dodgers had placed shortstop Furcal on the bereavement/family emergency list before Thursday's series finale with the Cincinnati Reds.

Furcal returned to his home in the Dominican ...

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