March 9, 2021

Dodgers: Dave Roberts Still Hoping for a Justin Turner Return (Dodgers Nation)



Another day in and another day with no real news on the Justin Turner to the Dodgers front. The veteran third baseman has taken his time this offseason. After the World Series, he set out on an extended vacation in an RV with his wife Kourtney. But that vacation has since wrapped and he still isn’t back in blue.

Which feels strange…

On Wednesday, Dodger manager Dave Roberts joined MLB Network radio to chat about, among other things, Justin Turner and his personal hopes that the clubhouse leader returns to Los Angeles.

Roberts was asked about the Dodgers’ outlook in 2021 and the remaining plans for this offseason. Notably, the club is still focused on adding a right-handed bat to the lineup. And Doc has a guy in mind.

We talked at the beginning of the winter about trying to get a right-handed bat. And so, that’s something that we’re still trying to target. My wish list certainly is Justin — I’m one of his biggest advocates, and what he does for me and the ballclub speaks for…

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