April 21, 2021

Dodgers: Justin Turner Slams Media for Early Trade Rumors, Heyman Claps Back (Dodgers Nation)



In somewhat unexpected (but understandable) news, Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner took to Twitter on Saturday to air out some grievances over the way a baseball transaction is handled in the modern age, particularly by “MLB insiders” in the media.

Here JT questions the motives of reporters and the perception of whoever is first is king.

So this is really one of those “rock and a hard place” situations. First, Turner is right — at least when considering the players and their families when rumors drop. But on the other side of the coin, these reporters are merely doing their jobs. And — sometimes unfortunately — being first is key to feeding your own family well, at least for these networked-in reporters

One MLB insider responded to Turner’s tweet.

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