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Justin Turner | Third Baseman | #10

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (32) / 11/23/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Cal State Fullerton
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 7 (0) / CIN
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Justin Turner (hand) is back in the Dodgers' lineup Friday.
Turner didn't play Wednesday after being hit on the hand by a pitch Tuesday. He's at third base and batting third against Taijuan Walker and the Diamondbacks. Apr 21 - 6:04 PM

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Justin Turner (hand) is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Rockies.

Kike Hernandez is manning third in Turner's place and hitting leadoff. Turner was hit by a Kyle Freeland pitch on Tuesday. While he is not in the lineup for Wednesday's contest, he will be available to pinch hit. Expect him to return to the lineup in the next few days barring an unexpected setback.
Apr 19 - 7:35 PM

Justin Turner had X-rays on his hand after Tuesday's game that came back negative.

Turner was hit on the finger by a Kyle Freeland pitch, but he remained in and finished the game 1-for-4 with an RBI. Consider him probable for Wednesday.
Apr 19 - 1:51 AM

Justin Turner went 2-for-4 in Sunday's loss to the Diamondbacks.

Turner was dealing with a minor quad injury early in the week, but he has played in each of the last four games and looks to be past that health concern. With his two hits on Sunday, the veteran third baseman is now hitting a sharp .372/.449/.535 with five RBI and five runs scored over the course of his first 43 at-bats. That triple-slash is a strong one, though Turner is still searching for his first home run of the young campaign. He swatted 27 of them a year ago.
Apr 16 - 8:33 PM

Justin Turner (quad) is back in the Dodgers' starting lineup Thursday afternoon against the Cubs.

Turner will start at third base and bat third versus Cubs left-hander Brett Anderson after missing a bit of time with minor quad discomfort. He's slashing .345/.387/.517 through 31 plate appearances in 2017.
Apr 13 - 11:36 AM

Justin Turner (quad) grounded out as a pinch-hitter on Wednesday night against the Cubs.

Turner was held out of the Dodgers' starting lineup with quad discomfort, but it's clearly no big thing. The veteran third baseman should be a full go for Thursday afternoon's series finale at Wrigley Field.
Apr 13 - 8:29 AM

Justin Turner (quad) will be available to pinch-hit against the Cubs on Wednesday.

Turner is not in the starting lineup for Wednesday night's contest due to quad discomfort initially felt on Monday. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts expects him to be back in the lineup on Thursday.
Apr 12 - 6:20 PM

Justin Turner is out of the Dodgers' lineup again on Wednesday due to quad discomfort.

Turner left Monday's series opener at Wrigley Field after tweaking his quad and he remains on the shelf following Tuesday's scheduled team off day. Logan Forsythe will start at third base and bat third on Wednesday night against the Cubs.
Apr 12 - 4:04 PM

Justin Turner is day-to-day after coming out of Monday's game with quadriceps discomfort.

The Dodgers have Tuesday off, so maybe Turner will be ready to go when they resume play Wednesday. If not, they'll probably shift Logan Forsythe to third and use Chase Utley at second.
Apr 11 - 2:04 AM

Justin Turner went 2-for-4 with a two-run double in Sunday's win over the Rockies.

Turner doubled home two runs against Tyler Anderson in the first inning. That in-and-of-itself is not particularly noteworthy. Slightly more noteworthy would be the fact that Turner is already up to five doubles through the first week of the season.
Apr 9 - 7:46 PM

Justin Turner went 2-for-4 with a double as the Dodgers fell to the Rockies on Friday afternoon in Colorado.

The Dodgers' offense, as it did for the majority of the season, struggled against a left-handed starter in this one, generating just one run on five total hits. Turner was the only hitter in the lineup to record multiple hits. He's off to a sizzling start, slashing .471/.471/.706, though he has just one RBI thus far.
Apr 7 - 7:12 PM

Justin Turner is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Padres.

This is just a typical off day for Turner. Logan Forsythe will hit third and man third base in his place. Veteran starter Jered Weaver draws the start for the Padres, opposed by Brandon McCarthy.
Apr 6 - 1:12 PM

Justin Turner smacked a solo home run during Friday's 3-1 win over the Angels in an exhibition game in Anaheim.

Turner has been a beast this spring, hitting .385 with four homers and 16 RBI in 52 at-bats. He will serve as the Dodgers' everyday third baseman again this year after batting .275 with 27 home runs and 90 RBI in 2016.
Apr 1 - 2:16 AM

Justin Turner finished 3-for-3 with a solo home run in the Dodgers' exhibition loss to the Brewers on Tuesday.

Turner got a lubricating injection two weeks ago in his troublesome left knee, but he's looked plenty healthy lately. The veteran third baseman is now batting .412 with a 1.176 OPS through 43 plate appearances in this year's Cactus League. He has 12 RBI in 14 games.
Mar 21 - 7:35 PM

Justin Turner went 1-for-3 with an RBI double in Monday’s Cactus League game against the Angels.

Turner has now hit safely in all three games since receiving a preventative lubricating injection in his sore left knee last week. There’s no reason for concern here as we approach the start of the season.
Mar 13 - 7:19 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Austin Barnes
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2Rob Segedin
2B1Logan Forsythe
2Chase Utley
SS1Corey Seager
2Chris Taylor
3B1Justin Turner
LF1Andre Ethier
2Andrew Toles
3Franklin Gutierrez
4Scott Van Slyke
CF1Joc Pederson
2Enrique Hernandez
RF1Yasiel Puig
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Rich Hill
3Kenta Maeda
4Hyun-Jin Ryu
5Brandon McCarthy
6Scott Kazmir
7Brock Stewart
8Alex Wood
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Sergio Romo
3Pedro Baez
4Grant Dayton
5Luis Avilan
6Chris Hatcher
7Ross Stripling
8Yimi Garcia
9Josh Ravin
10Josh Fields
11Adam Liberatore