Latest Justin Turner News

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...

Dodgers' Friedman: No clear-cut answer for playoff flop

Oct. 18, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Friedman is still trying to make sense of how things went so wrong for the Los Angeles Dodgers this October. The Dodgers president of baseball operations is digesting one of the worst -- if not the worst -- collapse in team postseason history. After...

Dodgers have much to contemplate during long winter

Oct. 16, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After all their gaudy statistics during the regular season — 111 wins, Freddie Freeman and Trea Turner powering the offense — the Los Angeles Dodgers appeared on their way to fulfilling manager Dave Roberts' spring prediction of another World Series victory. ...

Padres pull out 5-3 victory over Dodgers, tie NLDS 1-all

Oct. 13, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not many tabbed the San Diego Padres to beat the Mets in New York in the wild-card round. Even fewer picked them against the Los Angeles Dodgers, who have dominated the Padres in recent years and were baseball’s best team during the regular season. But they're...

Márquez goes six vs Dodgers, helps Rockies end 7-game skid

Oct. 02, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Germán Márquez gave up one hit over six innings to help the Colorado Rockies end a seven-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday. Brendan Rodgers hit a home run for the Rockies, who were victorious for just the second time...

Dodgers top wild Rockies, 1st NL team to 110 wins since 1909

Oct. 02, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts, Freddie Freeman and the Los Angeles Dodgers became the first National League team in more than a century to win 110 regular-season games, taking advantage of 10 walks to rally past the Colorado Rockies 6-4 on Saturday night. Cody Bellinger had three...