Rafael Furcal aims to start rehab soon

Updated: May 12, 2011, 2:55 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PITTSBURGH -- Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Rafael Furcal, who has been on the 15-day disabled list since April 12 with a broken left thumb, said Wednesday night that he is hoping to begin his minor league rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Albuqerque on Saturday. That could put him on track to return to the lineup sometime next week, but that isn't a certainty.

The final hurdle for the switch-hitting Furcal is being able to hit right-handed without pain, something he reported ...

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