Although it has but to be confirmed, there appears to be hypothesis rising that we might see an MLB season of some format in 2020. No matter how that occurs stays to be seen.
Nevertheless, there’s nonetheless the likelihood there is no such thing as a baseball this yr. Although dropping a whole season can be terrible for followers and gamers, it could possibly be even worse for some gamers whose contracts are up on the finish of the season.
A kind of gamers being Justin Turner.
Turner, 35, has been with the Dodgers since 2014. In December of 2016, he signed a four-year contract value $64 million to stay in Los Angeles. He’s within the closing yr of his contract, and he’ll be a free-agent heading into the 2021 season.
If there’s no season, might Turner have performed his closing sport as a member of the Dodgers?
Jorge Castillo of the LA Instances caught up with Turner and spoke with him about this complete state of affairs.
“It’s positively one thing that I’ve considered a number of occasions and don’t need. Clearly there’s a chance that there’s no season and my Dodger profession might’ve ended final yr within the playoffs, which might be powerful. It could be unhappy. Unhappy to consider.”
If there’s no season, Turner will enter the 2021 marketing campaign as a 36-year-old third baseman. Although he was nonetheless productive final season, it’s unclear as as to whether or not the Dodgers have him of their future plans.
It’s onerous to see the Dodgers and Turner not coming to phrases on a deal, as one would count on Turner to probably take a team-friendly deal so as to stay in Los Angeles. Plus, he nonetheless put up All-Star kind numbers final season, tying a career-high in homers with 27 and posting an .881 OPS.
No matter what occurs, that’s nonetheless a while away. Right here’s to hoping we’ve a 2020 season as quickly as doable!
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