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Justin Turner | Third Baseman | #10

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 11/23/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Cal State Fullerton
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 7 (0) / CIN
Contract: view contract details

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Justin Turner is not in the Dodgers' lineup Monday against the Angels.
It's just a routine day off. Howie Kendrick will start at third base and bat third against right-hander Matt Shoemaker. May 16 - 5:58 PM

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Justin Turner clubbed his first home run of the 2016 season on Saturday as the Dodgers topped the Blue Jays 6-2 in Toronto.

Turner finished the afternoon 1-for-4 with a pair of runs scored. His solo blast came off Chad Girodo in the eighth inning and increased the Dodgers advantage to 5-2 at the time. Off to a bit of a slow start, Turner is now hitting .260/.339/.375 with six RBI on the season.
May 7 - 4:11 PM

Justin Turner is not in the Dodgers' lineup Thursday against the Marlins.

He'll get a breather with Marlins ace Jose Fernandez on the hill. Howie Kendrick will start at third base while Carl Crawford plays left field.
Apr 28 - 5:51 PM

Justin Turner (toe) is in the Dodgers' lineup Tuesday.

Turner missed a couple of games because of a bruised toe. He is starting at third base and batting third for Los Angeles against Marlins right-hander Tom Koehler.
Apr 26 - 6:23 PM

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Sunday that he expects Justin Turner (toe) to return to the starting lineup on Monday.

Turner sat out Saturday and Sunday with a bruised toe, but is feeling much improved and should be able to return without issue on Monday. Howie Kendrick, who started at the hot corner in his absence, will continue to see time all over the diamond.
Apr 24 - 4:52 PM

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

Turner is battling a bruised toe. He's day-to-day. Howie Kendrick is handling third base Sunday.
Apr 24 - 1:24 PM

Justin Turner (toe) is not in the Dodgers' lineup Saturday against the Rockies.

Turner had his toe stepped on and bruised it Friday but is available to pinch-hit. Howie Kendrick will start at third base and bat fifth. Turner has gotten off to a slow start this year, hitting just .246 with no homers in 57 at-bats.
Source: SB Nation
Apr 23 - 6:26 PM

Justin Turner is out of the Dodgers' lineup Thursday.

Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal is also taking a routine day of rest in the matinee game against the Braves. Charlie Culberson will start at third base and bat eighth versus Atlanta right-hander Matt Wisler.
Apr 21 - 9:28 AM

Justin Turner (hand) is back in the Dodgers' lineup on Friday.

Turner didn't start Thursday after leaving Wednesday's game following a hit by pitch on the left hand, but he was able to get a pinch-hit RBI single in the contest. He's at third base and in the cleanup spot against Madison Bumgarner and the Giants.
Apr 15 - 5:20 PM

Justin Turner (hand) had a pinch-hit RBI single in Thursday's win over the Diamondbacks.

Turner didn't start the game after exiting Wednesday's contest following a hit by pitch on his left hand. The fact that he was able to pinch-hit and do so successfully is obviously a good sign that he should be ready to play Friday.
Apr 15 - 8:16 AM

Justin Turner (hand) is not in the Dodgers' lineup Thursday against the Diamondbacks.

Turner took a pitch off his left hand Wednesday night. His X-rays came back negative but he's still sore. Manager Dave Roberts expects him to return Friday against San Francisco even though he didn't take grounders or batting practice Thursday. Howie Kendrick will start at third base with Austin Barnes filling in at second.
Apr 14 - 6:36 PM

X-rays turned up negative on Justin Turner's left hand.

Turner got struck in the hand by a pitch on Wednesday night against the Diamondbacks and looked to be in quite a bit of pain, but he stayed in the game and escaped with a bruise. It's possible the third baseman will get a day off Thursday if it hurts to swing. The left hand is Turner's lead hand as a right-handed hitter.
Apr 14 - 8:42 AM

Justin Turner is out of the Dodgers' starting lineup on Thursday afternoon against the Giants.

Enrique Hernandez will start at third base and bat seventh versus Giants right-hander Jake Peavy. It's just a day of rest for Turner, who is 4-for-13 with two doubles and two RBI through three games this season.
Apr 7 - 1:03 PM

Justin Turner left Tuesday's game versus the Padres for precautionary reasons after being spiked in the calf.

Turner initially stayed in the game but was eventually removed in between innings. He said after being lifted that he was fine, so there appears to be nothing to worry about here. Turner homered again Tuesday and is batting .565 with a 1.833 OPS this spring. He's a tremendous fantasy value at his current average draft position.
Mar 29 - 6:20 PM

Justin Turner reached all three times up Saturday as a Dodgers split-squad beat a White Sox split-squad 5-4.

Turner doubled, singled and walked before being removed for a pinch-runner. All he's done since returning from knee surgery is go 11-for-17 with a homer, six doubles and three walks. That gives him an OPS of 1.876, which was a good year.
Mar 27 - 1:31 AM

Depth Charts

C1Yasmani Grandal
2A.J. Ellis
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2B1Howie Kendrick
2Chase Utley
SS1Corey Seager
3B1Justin Turner
2Alex Guerrero
LF1Andre Ethier
2Carl Crawford
3Trayce Thompson
CF1Joc Pederson
2Enrique Hernandez
RF1Yasiel Puig
2Scott Van Slyke
Starting Pitcher
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Hyun-Jin Ryu
3Scott Kazmir
4Kenta Maeda
5Alex Wood
6Mike Bolsinger
7Brandon McCarthy
8Brett Anderson
Relief Pitcher
R1Kenley Jansen
2Chris Hatcher
3J.P. Howell
4Pedro Baez
5Yimi Garcia
6Frankie Montas
7Josh Ravin
8Louis Coleman
9Joe Blanton
10Adam Liberatore
11Luis Avilan
12Chin-Hui Tsao