Next Stop Cucamonga: Injured shortstop Rafael Furcal (ankle) will begin a two-game rehab assignment at Single-A Inland Empire on Tuesday and rejoin the Dodgers on Friday.
Maybe he should start reading this blog; seemingly just realizing that he is part of a right field platoon. Andre Ethier had this to say, "They have never said one word to me," said Ethier. "But you have competition on every team. I guess the writing is on the wall for me, at least. If I want this spot, I have to not only earn it, but keep it." If I want this spot, I have to not only earn it, but keep it." – No Duh!?
Matt Kemp (Ethier’s platoon mate) is going to miss the next 15 days with a bruised shoulder.
Jason Schmidt appears to be fine so leave him in your lineups for his next start on Sunday against the Padres.