Dodgers, Turner Reach Contract Extension Agreement

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The Los Angeles Dodgers and third baseman Justin Turner have agreed to a 4-year, $64 million contract extension agreement.

Turner, 32, has been in the MLB for 8 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. This past season, he played in 151 games and bat .275 with 153 hits, 79 runs scored, 27 home runs, 90 runs batted in, and 4 stolen bases. Over his 8-year MLB career, Turner has played in 704 games and has a .282 batting average with 583 hits, 264 runs scored, 58 home runs, 282 runs batted in, and 23 stolen bases.

Turner’s career highs in a single MLB season are a .340 batting average (2014 with the Dodgers), 153 hits (2016 with the Dodgers), 79 runs scored (2016 with the Dodgers), 27 home runs (2016 with the Dodgers), 90 runs batted in (2012 with the Rockies), and 7 stolen bases (2011 with the New York Mets).

 

-Asher Fair

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