The Los Angeles Dodgers re-signed third baseman Justin Turner to a two-year, $34 million contract, bringing back the popular third baseman who owns several franchise postseason records.
Turner, entering his age-36 season, signed for two years and $34 million, plus a club option that can bring the total contract to $48 million over three years.
In 2020, Turner hit .307/.400/.460 with four home runs and nine doubles in 42 games, then hit .250/.333/.471 with three home runs during the postseason, including two home runs in the World Series, which the Dodgers won in six games, winning their first championship since 1988.
The Cal State Fullerton alum signed a minor league contract with the Dodgers in 2014 after getting non-tendered by the Mets. In seven years with Los Angeles, Turner has hit .302/.382/.503 with 116 home runs and 177 doubles, an integral part of seven division-winning teams and three pennant winners.
Turner is a career .295/.392/.507 postseason hitter, and holds Dodgers franchise postseason records for home runs (12), doubles (19), hits (79), runs scored (40), runs batted in (41), total bases (136), hit by pitches (11), and games played (72).