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Source: Furcal nearing deal with Braves

Updated: December 16, 2008, 9:35 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Free agent shortstop Rafael Furcal moved closer to a deal with the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, but a source familiar with the situation told ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick that a report that the two sides have reached agreement pending a physical exam is premature.

"He wants to come [to Atlanta] and the interest is mutual,'' the source said, "but it's not there yet.''

The source added that the Braves are "confident" they will reach a deal with Furcal, who won a rookie of the year award ...

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