Justin Turner

Justin Turner

3B - LAD
Age: 34College: Cal State FullertonBats: RThrows: R

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Justin Turner (back) to be ready for NLDS Game 1

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says Justin Turner (back) will be ready for Thursday's NLDS Game 1.

Fantasy Impact

The Dodgers are confident Turner will be "able to perform at his level". The 34-year-old struggled in September but was playing injured for most of it.

Justin Turner (back) sitting on Saturday

Justin Turner (back) is absent from Saturday’s lineup versus the Giants.

Fantasy Impact

Turner has played just four games since September 7th due to ankle and back issues. The Dodgers are resting him with the hopes he’ll be a full-go come playoffs. Matt Beaty is playing third base in his place today.

Justin Turner dealing with back tightness

Justin Turner was held out of Thursday's lineup versus the Padres due to back tightness.

Fantasy Impact

Turner has also been dealing with an ankle issue this month. It's possible the Dodgers hold him out of the lineup until the playoffs begin next week.

Justin Turner reaches twice on Tuesday night

Justin Turner went 1-for-3 with a walk in the Dodgers' 6-3 win over the Padres on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact

Turner missed 10 games this month while battling an ankle injury but is aiming to be a regular for the post-season run. He has 27 homers and an .881 OPS this year.

Justin Turner (ankle) has X-rays come back negative

X-rays on Justin Turner's injured ankle came back negative.

Fantasy Impact

That's the good news. However, Turner will undergo an MRI if the pain doesn't subside soon. The veteran third baseman has been dealing with this ankle issue for a few days now. It's unlikely he'll return to the lineup tonight in Baltimore.