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Justin Turner | Third Baseman | #10

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (33) / 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 slugged a two-run homer in the Dodgers' World Series Game 1 win over the Astros on Tuesday.
Turner's drive in the bottom of the sixth inning barely creeped over the wall in left field at Dodger Stadium and snapped a 1-1 tie. Los Angeles would go on to win the series opener 3-1. The 32-year-old third baseman is now batting .371/.476/.714 with four home runs and 14 RBI in nine games this postseason. He also now has 26 career postseason RBI, which is tied for the Dodgers franchise record. Tue, Oct 24, 2017 10:48:00 PM

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Justin Turner (general soreness) went through agility drills in the outfield at Dodger Stadium on Monday.

Turner skipped Sunday's workout because he's a little "banged up," but it's a not a big deal and he'll be ready to go for Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday. The third baseman won NLCS MVP honors after hitting .333 (6-for-18) with a pair of homers and seven RBI.
Mon, Oct 23, 2017 05:48:00 PM

Justin Turner sat out the Dodgers' team workout on Sunday but is expected to be in the lineup for Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday.

The reason for his absence was classified as Turner getting "banged up" during the NLCS against the Cubs. In that series, Turner took home NLCS MVP honors, hitting .333 (6-for-18) with a pair of homers and seven RBI. He's in no danger of missing Tuesday's game.
Source: MLB.com
Sun, Oct 22, 2017 11:45:00 PM

Justin Turner went 2-for-2 with a solo homer and two walks in a 3-2 loss to the Cubs in Game 4 of the NLCS on Wednesday.

The Cubs were very careful with Turner, but Wade Davis grooved a fastball to Turner in the eighth that was crushed to pull the Dodgers to within 3-2. For the series, he's now hitting .385/.556/.846. He'll look to stay hot and finish the Cubs off in Game 5 on Thursday.
Thu, Oct 19, 2017 12:34:00 AM

Justin Turner played the role of hero on Sunday night, clubbing a walk-off three-run homer in the ninth inning, powering the Dodgers to a 4-1 victory over the Cubs and a commanding 2-0 lead in the NLCS.

Turner first got the Dodgers on the board in the fifth inning, with a two-out RBI single that plated Charlie Culberson to tie the game at 1-1. He then strode to the place with two men on and one out in the ninth inning, taking on veteran right-hander John Lackey with a chance to be a hero. After taking the first pitch for a ball, Turner crushed a missile to center field that carried the wall for the game-winning blast. He's been on fire this postseason, slashing .429/.500/.714 with a pair of homers and 10 RBI.
Sun, Oct 15, 2017 11:18:00 PM

Justin Turner went 3-for-4 with a home run and five RBI in a 9-5 win over the Diamondbacks on Friday.

He clubbed a three-run homer off starter Taijuan Walker in the first inning. His RBI single in the fourth frame put his club ahead 6-1 and he drove in yet another run with a single in the eighth. Turner has been one of the best hitters in baseball over the last four seasons. He had a .322/.415/.530 slash line with 21 homers and 71 RBI despite missing a month's worth of games this year.
Sat, Oct 7, 2017 03:01:00 AM

Justin Turner (thumb) is starting at third base and batting third Tuesday versus the Padres.

Turner missed several games with a bruised right thumb, but that was mostly a precautionary measure with the Dodgers coasting toward the postseason. The veteran third baseman boasts a .321/.414/.534 batting line with 21 home runs and 70 RBI in 125 games this year for the National League West champs.
Tue, Sep 26, 2017 06:16:00 PM

Justin Turner (thumb) remained out of the Dodgers' lineup Monday.

Turner hasn't played since Thursday due to a bruised right thumb. The Dodgers don't seem overly worried about the injury, but with the division locked up and homefield advantage a virtual certainty, they'll exercise caution with their star third baseman. Turner will take some batting practice indoors Monday to test out his thumb and said he hopes to play Tuesday. Logan Forsythe is at third base Monday and Austin Barnes is at second.
Mon, Sep 25, 2017 06:41:00 PM

Justin Turner (thumb) remained out of the Dodgers' lineup Sunday.

Turner hasn't played since Thursday due to a bruised right thumb and has also been under the weather recently. The thumb ailment doesn't seem like a big issue, but the Dodgers have already clinched and have no need to push their third baseman. Logan Forsythe is at the hot corner Sunday and Chase Utley is at second base.
Sun, Sep 24, 2017 02:20:00 PM

Justin Turner (thumb) remains out of the Dodgers' starting lineup on Saturday.

Turner suffered a right thumb contusion Thursday when he was hit by a pitch. X-rays turned up negative and he is still considered day-to-day. Logan Forsythe will start at third base and bat fifth Saturday versus Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner.
Sat, Sep 23, 2017 05:41:00 PM

Justin Turner (thumb) is not in the Dodgers starting lineup on Friday.

He's still considered day-to-day with a thumb contusion. Look for him to return to the lineup at some point over the weekend.
Fri, Sep 22, 2017 06:11:00 PM

X-rays turned up negative on Justin Turner's right thumb.

Turner got struck on the thumb by a pitch in the first inning of Thursday's game against the Phillies and he was lifted in the bottom of the second. The official diagnosis is a right thumb contusion. Consider the third baseman day-to-day.
Thu, Sep 21, 2017 02:34:00 PM

Justin Turner (thumb) made an early exit from Thursday's game against the Phillies.

Turner took a pitch off his chest and right thumb in the top of the first inning and he was replaced at third base by Logan Forsythe in the bottom of the second. Turner passed an initial strength test following the HBP, so his second-inning departure was probably just precautionary. Look for an update after the game.
Thu, Sep 21, 2017 01:52:00 PM

Justin Turner belted his 20th long ball of the 2017 campaign as the Dodgers routed the Nationals on Friday.

Turner opened the scoring in the ballgame with a solo shot off of Edwin Jackson in the first inning, and that wound up being all of the support that Alex Wood and the Dodgers' bullpen would need. Turner finished the night 1-for-5 and is hitting .325/.416/.539 with 20 bombs and 68 RBI on the year.
Fri, Sep 15, 2017 10:19:00 PM

Justin Turner is not in the Dodgers starting lineup for the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Padres.

Chris Taylor, Yasmani Grandal, Curtis Granderson and Adrian Gonzalez are also on the pine for the first game of Saturday's twin bill. The Dodgers are rolling out a lineup that includes Kike Hernandez batting third and has Alex Verdugo, Rob Segedin, and O'Koyea Dickson drawing starts against Clayton Richard and the Padres.
Sat, Sep 2, 2017 01:13:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Austin Barnes
3Kyle Farmer
1B1Cody Bellinger
2Rob Segedin
2B1Logan Forsythe
2Chase Utley
3Tim Locastro
4Donovan Solano
SS1Corey Seager
3B1Justin Turner
LF1Joc Pederson
2Matt Kemp
3Andrew Toles
CF1Chris Taylor
2Enrique Hernandez
3Alex Verdugo
RF1Yasiel Puig
2Trayce Thompson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Rich Hill
3Alex Wood
4Kenta Maeda
5Hyun-Jin Ryu
6Brock Stewart
7Wilmer Font
8Walker Buehler
9Dennis Santana
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Pedro Baez
3Scott Alexander
4Tony Cingrani
5Josh Fields
6Ross Stripling
7Tom Koehler
8Yimi Garcia
9Edward Paredes
10Adam Liberatore
11Dylan Baker
12Pat Venditte
13Zach Neal
14Manny Banuelos