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Dodgers' Furcal lands on DL with lower back strain

Updated: May 13, 2008, 8:32 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers shortstop Rafael Furcal was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday retroactive to May 6 because of a lower back strain.

The Dodgers said Furcal received a cortisone shot Tuesday and would rejoin the team this weekend in Anaheim, where they face the Los Angeles Angels in a three-game interleague series.

The club purchased the contract of infielder Luis Maza from Triple-A Las Vegas to take Furcal's spot on the roster and transferred infielder Tony Abreu ...

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