Justin Turner

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Certain Positions In Fantasy Baseball Require Quality Backups On Your Bench

What are the thinnest positions in fantasy baseball? Catcher? The infield positions of second base, shortstop and third base? All of the above? Yes, depth is better in the outfield and first base positions, so when you think about which players to stash on your bench, think about the ones with multi-position eligibility. They may not be the most productive on a day-to-day basis, but they have the capability to be very valuable to your team’s chances of winning.

06/29/2015

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 24: Justin Turner #10 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is greeted by Joc Pederson #31and Mike Bolsinger #46  after hitting a three run homer against the Chicago Cubs during the third inning on June 24, 2015 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Turner Helps Dodgers Beat Cubs, 5-2

Justin Turner and Adrian Gonzalez homered, and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped Chicago’s four-game win streak with a 5-2 victory over the Cubs on Wednesday night.

06/24/2015

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Dodgers Go Deep 4 Times To Overpower Giants, 10-2

All four homers came against Yusmeiro Petit during a span of 15 batters.

06/21/2015

Joc Pederson #31 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits an RBI double to right field in the third inning against the San Francisco Giants during the MLB game at Dodger Stadium on April 27, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Pederson, Turner Homer For Dodgers In 8-3 Win Over Giants

Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson homered, doubled in a run and made a sparkling defensive play to deprive Angel Pagan of an RBI double, leading Los Angeles to an 8-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.

04/27/2015

Darwin Barney, seen here beating a throw on a base hit by Scott Van Slyke in a game against the Rockies at Dodger Stadium on Sept. 26, has agreed to terms for a 1-year contract. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Dodgers, Barney Agree To 1-Year Contract

Infielder Darwin Barney has agreed to a $2,525,000, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers that avoided salary arbitration.

12/02/2014

Justin Turner #10 of the Los Angeles Dodgers tosses his bat as he watches his second solo home run of the game, in the eighth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium on September 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dodgers Ride 3 Homers, 2 From Turner, In Testy 4-2 Win Over Giants

Justin Turner homered twice and Matt Kemp had a two-run shot in a testy first inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the second-place San Francisco Giants 4-2 to stretch their NL West lead to 4 1/2 games Tuesday night.

09/23/2014

Carl Crawford, left, and Justin Turner celebrate after Turner's eighth-inning homer gave the Dodgers a 2-1 lead Thursday night at Dodger Stadium. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Kershaw, Turner Lead Dodgers Past Padres, 2-1

Clayton Kershaw scattered three hits over eight innings while outdueling Tyson Ross, Justin Turner hit a two-run homer and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Thursday night.

08/21/2014

Pitcher Kevin Correia #35 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of the baseball game August 19, 2014, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California . (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Dodgers Avoid 4-Game Skid With 8-6 Win Over Padres

Carl Crawford homered for the first time since May 23 and tied his season high with three RBIs in helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 8-6 on Tuesday night, avoiding a four-game losing streak.

08/19/2014

Justin Turner #10 of the Los Angeles Dodgers singles to left center bringing Juan Uribe #5 of the Los Angeles Dodgers (not pictured) home to score in the eighth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Dodger Stadium on June 26, 2014, in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

Dodgers Activate Justin Turner, Recall Paco Rodriguez

The Los Angeles Dodgers have activated infielder Justin Turner from the 15-day disabled list and added another lefty against the St. Louis Cardinals by recalling Paco Rodriguez from Triple-A Albuquerque.

07/18/2014

Justin Turner #10 of the Los Angeles Dodgers singles to left center bringing Juan Uribe #5 of the Los Angeles Dodgers (not pictured) home to score in the eighth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Dodger Stadium on June 26, 2014, in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

Dodgers Edge Cards 1-0 On Turner’s Pinch-Hit Single

Pinch-hitter Justin Turner delivered an RBI single in the eighth inning off Adam Wainwright, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 1-0.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/26/2014

Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits an RBI single in the fourth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Dodger Stadium on May 31, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Ramirez 4-For-4 With 2 Homers, 5 RBI As Dodgers Put Up Season High 12 Runs In Rout Of Pirates

Matt Kamlet, CBSLA.com CHAVEZ RAVINE (CBSLA.com) — The Dodgers displayed the type of aggressive, high-powered offense Saturday that fans had satisfactorily envisioned prior to Opening Day. Hanley Ramirez was 4-for-4 from the plate with two […]

05/31/2014

Pitcher Dan Haren #14 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers during the MLB game at Dodger Stadium on April 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Crawford Walks Off In 10th, Dee Gordon Homers In 3-2 Win Over Tigers

Dee Gordon hit the third home run of his career and Carl Crawford hit a walk-off single in extra innings as the Dodgers held on to beat the AL Cy Young Winner Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium.

04/08/2014

Skip Schumaker #55, Carl Crawford #25 and Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate the Dodgers 13-6 victory against the Atlanta Braves during Game Three of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Mattingly Will Have Plenty Of Infield Options As Dodgers’ Spring Training Takes Full Swing

The Los Angeles Dodgers return a lineup virtually intact from their NL West championship run. The only real uncertainty is at second base, where Mark Ellis left via free agency to the St. Louis Cardinals.

02/13/2014

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Justin Turner Agrees To Minor League Deal With Dodgers

Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a minor league contract.

02/06/2014