Justin Turner

Justin Turner

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

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Justin Turner reaches twice on Wednesday

Justin Turner went 1-for-3 with a walk in the Dodgers' 8-1 loss to the Rays on Wednesday evening.

Fantasy Impact

The 34-year-old has fully rebounded from his slow start to the year. Turner is batting .282 with an .807 OPS, six homers, 23 RBI, and 22 runs scored this season. Most of that production has come in May, and hopefully this carries over into June.

Justin Turner (shin) expected to avoid IL

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says he expects Justin Turner (shin) to avoid the injured list.

Fantasy Impact

Turner fouled a ball off his shin Friday night and had X-rays come back negative. Roberts added that the 34-year-old could even pinch-hit in a big spot on Saturday, though he isn't starting. Fantasy owners will certainly hope to see him back in the lineup on Sunday.

Justin Turner (shin) won't play Saturday

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says Justin Turner (shin) will be held out of the lineup on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact

Turner fouled a ball off his shin on Friday night but luckily X-rays came back negative. The Dodgers want to play it very safe here so he'll receive a day off today before being re-evaluated on Sunday.

Justin Turner leaves game with left shin contusion

Justin Turner left Friday's game after fouling a ball off his left shin. He was diagnosed with a contusion.

Fantasy Impact

Turner had turned the corner from an April power outage, so this would be an untimely injury for the 34-year-old third baseman. Given his checkered health history, the Dodgers could take a cautious approach even if it's nothing too serious.

Andrew Gould7 days ago
Justin Turner draws a walk in Wednesday's win

Justin Turner went 0-for-2 with a walk as the Dodgers beat the Padres 2-0 on Wednesday night.

Fantasy Impact

Turner really turned around his season recently, belting five homers over the past seven days. He is now up to a .289 average to go along with an .829 OPS. Fantasy owners who remained patient with him have certainly been rewarded.