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Furcal returns from bereavement list

Updated: June 24, 2010, 1:21 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Rafael Furcal returned to the lineup Wednesday after the death of his father Sunday. Furcal had been on bereavement leave since last Thursday.

Furcal started at shortstop and batted leadoff for the Dodgers in Wednesday's game against the Anaheim Angels.

"We talked and initially I said 'Let's see how you feel and maybe we'll put you in later,' " Dodgers manager Joe Torre said. "Then we just decided if he feels good enough to go ...

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