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Rafael Furcal has lower back strain

Updated: August 4, 2010, 1:48 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- An MRI exam on Rafael Furcal showed that the Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop had a lower back strain. Furcal is listed as day to day, meaning that at least for now, he will avoid the disabled list, but manager Joe Torre said that Furcal, who didn't play in Tuesday night's 2-1 win over the San Diego Padres, won't play in Wednesday night's game with the Padres, either.

Furcal has had previous back issues in his career, including a back problem in 2008 that caused him ...

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