October 9, 2008

Bird Land » Blog Archive » The player to watch in the NLCS

Bird Land » Blog Archive » The player to watch in the NLCS: "As Los Angeles Dodgers manager Joe Torre describes it: A few weeks ago, at Coors Field, he pulled his shortstop, Rafael Furcal, into a meeting to discuss whether or not the switch-hitter’s body would cooperate and let him be a factor in October. As MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick and the player describe it, the tone of that meeting was a tad different: Furcal quit.

The Dodgers are not the only team pleased he reconsidered."