Justin Turner reaches a contract agreement with the Los Angeles Dodgers

@Deepizzaguy (13111)
Lake Charles, Louisiana
December 12, 2016 7:06pm CST
Ken Rosenthal reports the news on Monday the Los Angeles Dodgers have reached a contract agreement with free agent third baseman Justin Turner. Turner is close to signing a four year, $64 million dollar contract to remain with the Dodgers. Turner, 32, has played in the Major League Baseball level with the Baltimore Orioles from 2009-2010, the New York Mets from 2010-2013 and the Los Angeles Dodgers from 2014 to the present. One team in the Major Leagues that was interested in signing Turner to a contract after he became a free agent at the end of the 2016 Major League Baseball was the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim before Turner decided to return to play baseball for the Dodgers with his agreement for a four year deal on Monday.
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@JohnRoberts (57142)
• Los Angeles, California
13 Dec 16
This is the first I heard of this. Just over 13 million a year is risky for four seasons but the Dodgers have no 3rd base prospects in the system and didn't want to trade prospects for a Todd Frazier.
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@Deepizzaguy (13111)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
13 Dec 16
I agree with you that $13 million a year is risky for a 30 plus year old infielder.
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@JohnRoberts (57142)
• Los Angeles, California
13 Dec 16
@Deepizzaguy There is also criticism of this deal which could go south very easily but again they had little options at third. Everyone is making a big deal of Dodger payroll and forgetting the Giants have spent a ton the last two seasons.
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@Deepizzaguy (13111)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
14 Dec 16
@JohnRoberts Thank you for your input.