Royals release shortstop Rafael Furcal from minor-league deal

Rafael Furcal
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Rafael Furcal’s stay in the Royals organization was brief.

Two weeks after the club signed Furcal to a minor-league deal, they released him on Tuesday.

Furcal, a 37-year-old, two-time All-Star shortstop, was rehabbing a leg injury. He missed all of 2013 and played only nine games in 2014.

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