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Furcal's back injury likely to sideline him until after All-Star break

Updated: June 19, 2008, 4:45 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

This is how important leadoff hitter Rafael Furcal is to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Furcal is tied for the team lead in runs scored -- even though he has not played since May 5 because of a bulging disk in his back.

The timetable is not favoring the Dodgers, however. Manager Joe Torre said on Tuesday that Furcal is not likely to return until after the All-Star break, especially after last week's visit to the doctor. Torre added that the possibility of back surgery ...

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