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JUSTIN TURNER RUMORS

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Justin Turner Trying to Avoid Trip to DL

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Justin Turner hits an hits an RBI double during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Friday, July 24, 2015, in New York. (Mandatory Credit: Frank Franklin II/AP) It still seems to be a mystery just what exactly sent Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner to the hospital after the Dodgers returned to Southern California...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Turner goes to emergency room with leg infection

LOS ANGELES (AP) Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner has gone to an emergency room after a pimple on his leg turned into an infection, the club says. Turner was scratched from the Dodgers' lineup against Oakland on Tuesday night. Dodgers manager Don Mattingly says Turner felt the problem on his inner right thigh Sunday in New York. He was given antibiotics, but it didn't heal up...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers 7, Mets 2: Justin Turner Overdrive

Well, that was fun. Unless you were Jonathan Niese, in which case it was decidedly not fun. Niese almost didn’t make the start due to his wife giving birth, but went nonetheless and allowed six earned runs in three innings. "Daddy, tell me about the night I was born." "No." — Greg Prince (@greg_prince) July 24, 2015 All eight Dodger starters had at least one hit, and all...
Via Dodgers Digest
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Turner has Proved Worthy Hitting Third in Los Angeles Dodgers’ Lineup

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Justin Turner hits a run scoring single to score Joc Pederson during the second inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in Los Angeles, Sunday, June 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo) When Justin Turner was hitting a .260 batting average with the New York Mets back in 2011, it seemed unlikely that he would be one of the most valuable Los...
Via The Sports Journal
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Turner: The One That Got Away

On December 2nd, 2013 the Mets made a decision that looms large on their current roster when they decided to non-tender Justin Turner. At the time, Turner was coming off arguably his most productive season as he set a career high in WAR at 0.8 and OPS+ at 100 despite getting only 200 at-bats while playing seven different positions. The move to cut a valuable utility infielder who...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

How Do We Explain Justin Turner?

Of all the ways the Mets could Met, this one has been the most beneficial to all of us: They non-tendered Justin Turner last winter, slammed his “hustle,” then watched him blossom into a vital part of a Dodgers team with championship aspirations and single-handedly outperform most of the 2014 New York offense. Mets gonna Mets, as they say, and this one has so many different...
Via Dodgers Digest
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers: Why Justin Turner has been the biggest surprise

Last season the Dodgers had some of the most talented utility players in the major leagues, including seasoned veterans Skip Schumaker, Jerry Hairston Jr. and Nick Punto. Those three were reliable options whose versatility helped carry the Dodgers through various injuries throughout the season, while also serving as valuable substitutes late in games. All three took on important...
Via isportsweb.com
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Sign Justin Turner To Minors Deal

Justin Turner is heading to Los Angeles according to Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors. The Dodgers agreed to sign the former Met infielder to a minor league deal with a Spring Training invite. Turner, 28, batted .280/.319/.385 in 200 at-bats with two home runs, 20 runs scored and 16 RBI over 86 games for the Mets in 2013. He was unceremoniously released by the Mets because “his propensity...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Dodgers Sign Justin Turner. Finally.

(via) I feel like we’ve been talking about Justin Turner for so long — months, if we’re including the old MSTI — that the fact that news just came out that they have in fact signed him seems more anti-climactic than anything. This seemed pretty obvious a few days ago, when the Dodgers let loose that a signing of an infielder was imminent, that there was just about no one...
Via Dodgers Digest
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres and Twins Like Free Agent Justin Turner

A San Diego Padres team source told me that Justin Turner is a player they like. “He’s the kind of player that could elevate our bench and we like his makeup.” it was leaked, after the Mets non-tendered Turner in early December, that the front office decided to let him go because of his apparent lack of hustle. One other team who has expressed interest in the former Met, is...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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