Join Today! Become A Baseball America Insider

Justin Turner

#10 | 3B
Los Angeles Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
Justin Turner
Name: Justin Matthew Turner
Born: Nov 23, 1984 in Long Beach, CA
Ht.: 5'11" / Wt.: 202 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
  AB AVG OBP SLG HR
2020 117 .282 .384 .410 2
Career 3,488 .291 .367 .468 122
Drafted in the 8th round (239th overall) by the Los Angeles AngelsĀ in 2001 (signed for $50,000)
Many college baseball fans remember him from the 2003 College World Series, when as a freshman he was hit in the face while squaring to bunt on a pitch against Stanford. Turner also turned his ankle on the play and missed Team USA's college national trials after doctors determined that he broke a bone in his ankle on the play. He recovered to have a steady, gritty career and saved his best for last, posting career highs in batting (.352), slugging (.500) and stolen bases (18) as a senior--after declining to sign with the Yankees as a 29th-round pick last year. One scout compared Turner favorably with Red Sox prospect Dustin Pedroia, an All-American at Arizona State and a 2004 second-round pick. Like Pedroia, Turner makes all the plays defensively (even at short) thanks to superior footwork and profiles as an above-average defender on the right side of the infield thanks to his fringy arm. He's an average runner with excellent instincts.
Career Statistics
  • Career Statistics
  • 2020 Game Logs
  • 2020 Splits
  • Spring Training
Loading
Loading
Split Type AVG G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO OBP SLG OPS
Split Type W L ERA G GS SV IP H R ER HR BB SO AVG OBP SLG WHIP
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
of Free Stories Remaining