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AA Los Angeles Dodgers Justin Turner

Los Angeles Dodgers Justin Turner

Turner, who was healthy again earlier this season and was Tampa Bay's most valuable player in the playoffs, is not going to present any problems for the Dodgers. He had a 2. 48 regular-season ERA, but was no longer the reliable strikeout pitcher he was in 2017, when he struck out 187 batters in 149. 1 innings.

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Slashed .307/.400/.460 with nine doubles, four homers and 23 RBI in 42 games during the abbreviated 60-game season last year...Batted .350 (14-for-40) with runners in scoring position and .369 (24-for-65) with runners on base...Hit third (31 games) or fourth (11 games) all season...Hit .340 (35-for-103) vs. right handers and .373 (25-for-67) at Dodger Stadium...Recorded his 1,000th-career hit on Aug. 11, 2020 with a double off the Padres’ Garrett Richards...Had a season-high 13-game hitting streak from Aug. 5-19...Missed 13 games after being placed on the 10-Day IL on August 29 with a left hamstring strain...Earned a walk in the final game of the season, ex tending his on-base streak to 32 games, the longest active on-base streak in the Major Leagues...Homered twice against the Angels on September 25, his 10th career multi-homer game...Appeared in all 18 Postseason games, posting a .250 average (17-for-68) with six doubles, 13 runs scored, three homers and six RBI…did not make an error in 39 total chances at third base during the Postseason run...Hit three Postseason home runs (NLCS Game 6/World Series Games 3 and 4), giving him the most in Dodger history with 12 in his career…hit .320 (8-for-25) with two homers and four doubles in the 2020 World Series...Since 2015, his 12 Postseason round-trippers are the most in the NL...Became the first three-time winner of the Dodgers’ Roy Campanella Award, taking home the honor for the third time in the last four seasons.

Slashed .290/.372/.509 with 24 doubles, 27 homers and 67 RBI across 135 games, his most since 2016 ... Finished the season with 40 multi-hit games, trailing Cody Bellinger's team-leading 45 multi-hit efforts ... Matched a career high with 27 home runs on the season, reaching the mark in 16 fewer games than his 2016 campaign (151) ... Set a new career high with 80 runs scored and notched his highest fielding percentage with a .973 clip at the hot corner...launched 10 homers and drove in 19 to tally a .330/.389/.680/1.069 line in August for his most homers in a calendar month...ranked fourth among Major League third baseman with a .973 fielding percentage (8E/1023.2) at the hot corner...appeared in all five Postseason games, posting a .286 average (6-for-21) with a pair of doubles and homers, five RBI and three runs scored...hit safely in four of five Postseason games to cap his Postseason hit streak at 13 straight consecutive NLDS contests...after launching his eighth and ninth Postseason home runs in Games 3 and 4 of the NLDS, he trails just Duke Snider (11) and Steve Garvey (10) in Dodger franchise Postseason homers...since 2015, his nine Postseason round-trippers are the most in the NL...recipient of the Dodgers' 2019 Roy Campanella Award for the second time in his career…he joins Chase Utley and Clayton Kershaw as the third Dodger to receive the accolade twice. (Source: www.mlb.com)

 

 

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