Latest Justin Turner News

Boston deferring $75M to Rafael Devers, paying through 2043

Jan. 11, 2023 15:07 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers has $75 million in deferred salaries in his new contract with the Boston Red Sox, who committed $331 million over 11 seasons to the third baseman but will not fully pay the money until 2043. Boston on Wednesday finalized a 10-year contract worth $313.5...

Red Sox sign former Dodgers All-Star Turner to 1-year deal

Jan. 06, 2023 15:16 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox signed infielder Justin Turner to a one-year contract on Friday, adding a player they hope can help make up for the loss of All-Star infielder Xander Bogaerts in free agency. Left-hander Darwinzon Hernandez was designated for assignment to make room on...

Kershaw returning to Dodgers on $20 million, 1-year deal

Dec. 05, 2022 23:04 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw needed only a few days to make up his mind to return to the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2023. After the Dodgers had an MLB-leading 111 victories during the regular season only to get ousted by the San Diego Padres in the NL Division Series, the star...

Dodgers cut 2019 NL MVP Cody Bellinger, could re-sign him

Nov. 18, 2022 22:19 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger was cut by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, making the 2019 NL MVP a free agent. Rather than offer him arbitration, the Dodgers decided not to tender a 2023 contract to Bellinger. The 27-year-old outfielder earned $17 million this season, when he...

Verlander declines $25M Astros option, becomes free agent

Nov. 10, 2022 19:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander declined a $25 million option with the Houston Astros to become a free agent on Thursday, five days after helping the team with its second World Series title. The 39-year-old right-hander likely headed to his third Cy Young Award got his first World...

Dodgers decline $16M club option on All-Star Justin Turner

Nov. 10, 2022 18:34 PM EST

The Los Angeles Dodgers have declined their $16 million option on two-time All-Star Justin Turner. The team also said Thursday it extended qualifying offers to two All-Stars, shortstop Trea Turner and left-handed pitcher Tyler Anderson. Also not receiving a qualifying...

Justin Turner wins MLB's Clemente Award for philanthropy

Nov. 01, 2022 01:20 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner won Major League Baseball’s Roberto Clemente Award for character, community involvement and philanthropy on Monday. Turner was presented the award at the World Series shortly before Game 3 was rained out, two...