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Dodgers News: Trea Turner Injures Hand Late in Game 3, Goes for X-Rays

Trea Turner suffered an apparent hand injury in the 8th inning of Game 3 as a base runner on a pickoff attempt. Turner dove back to the bag, but jammed his fingers on the base, and came up in immediate pain.

Turner went back to the dugout, got another hand cover, and went back out to first. The Dodgers then stranded him on the bases, and Turner stayed in the game at shortstop.

After the game, Dave Roberts said that Turner went for X-rays to figure out exactly what happened to his fingers, and they came back negative. So that’s great news for Turner and the Dodgers.

The Dodgers play in less than 24 hours, so his availability will be the biggest story depending on how his hand feels when he wakes up tomorrow.

Turner has been one of the Dodgers’ best hitters this series, going 4-13 with two home runs and two runs batted in.

He’s struggled in the field through the first three games, but who knows where the Dodgers would be without his bat.

We’ll keep you posted on his status tomorrow as more information comes in.

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Noah Camras

Noah is an Editor for Dodgers Nation. He graduated from USC in 2022 with a B.A. in Journalism and minor in Sports Media Studies. He's been a Dodger fan his whole life, and his all-time favorite Dodgers are Matt Kemp and Russell Martin.

One Comment

  1. His fielding is a distinct liability. He possesses all of the speed, coordination, and talent necessary to be a gold glove, but his judgement is impaired. He often acts impulsively, and also tries to turn a DP before he secures the catch. These things should be correctable with proper coaching, IF he will listen to his coaches, which, based solely on observation, may be part of the problem. Keep on getting hits, Trea! I hope you’ll return to work on the fielding next season.

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