June 16, 2021

Dodgers: Justin Turner Discusses Front Office’s Activity in Off-Season (Dodgers Nation)



The Dodgers have certainly had a loud off-season in the media in terms of rumors and the like, but have nothing but right-hander Blake Treinen to show for it. Early talks after the season consisted of rumors regarding the likelihood of a Gerrit Cole homecoming, a potential Stephen Strasburg deal, or even Anthony Rendon manning the hot corner at Chavez Ravine. None of those things happened.

For those Anthony Rendon rumors in particular, Justin Turner was at the center of those discussions. In order to make room for Rendon, Turner had reportedly agreed to move to first base to accommodate him. Now that it appears the Dodgers are no longer in the business of displacing The Red Dream from his spot, it remains up in the air where his positional home will be in 2020. If the Dodgers acquire Francisco Lindor — a nice thought — what does it mean for JT?

In a recent interview with Petros and Money on AM 570 Los Angeles, Turner discussed his thoughts on the way the offseason has gone so far with the addition of Blake Treinen as well as the way the roster stands to look in 2020.

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