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Dodgers' Rafael Furcal suffers setback

Updated: August 18, 2010, 11:36 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Rafael Furcal reported no improvement in his lower back on Wednesday, resulting in his rehabilitation program being shut down until further notice. Furcal will be examined by back specialist Dr. Robert Watkins Jr. on Thursday.

"Raffy came in today, and his back pain was a little worse," Dodgers trainer Stan Conte said. "Dr. Watkins Jr. examined him [Tuesday] night and kind of recommended that we shut him down a little bit and see how he does ...

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