08/30/10 11:11 PM ET
Padilla, Furcal closer to Dodgers return
By Evan Drellich / MLB.com
Padilla has been out with a bulging disk in his neck since Aug. 16, while Furcal has been out with a lower back strain since Aug. 3. Furcal had been working out at the team's Spring Training complex in Arizona, before returning to Los Angeles on Sunday night.
"I'm getting better, I feel much better than before," said Furcal, who suffered a setback the last time he neared a rehab assignment.
Manager Joe Torre said Padilla was set to start for the Dodgers next week in San Diego, where they visit Sept. 6-8,
Evan Drellich is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.