Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner is a candidate for Marvin Miller award.

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Third baseman Justin Turner co-leads the Dodgers with 27 home runs this season. (Hans Gutknecht/Staff photographer)


SAN FRANCISCO — Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner is one of three finalists for the Marvin Miller Man Of The Year Award, given by the MLB Players’ Association to the player “who inspires others through his on-field performances and contributions to his community.”

New York Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson and Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo are the other finalists.
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Game 148: Dodgers’ rookies steal the show in the desert.

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Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez catches a foul pop-up in the dugout in front of teammate Clayton Kershaw during the Dodgers’ 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. (Getty Images)

It was a good day to be a rookie in the Dodgers’ 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. The box score is here.

The Dodgers have had preliminary discussions with third baseman Justin Turner and closer Kenley Jansen, both of whom become free agents after the season.

Ross Porter, Charley Steiner and Dick Enberg shared their memories of Vin Scully with columnist Tom Hoffarth.

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Game 131: Corey Seager dodges a pair of bullets; Dodgers can’t dodge a loss.

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Kenta Maeda allowed two runs in five innings Monday against the Colorado Rockies. (Getty Images)


A close game got away from the Dodgers late, and Corey Seager got good news on his postgame x-rays following an 8-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies. The box score is here.

Justin Turner got the day off Monday, and that’s become a rare thing in a season of remarkable health for the Dodgers’ third baseman.

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Game 126: One run is all Rich Hill needs to win his Los Angeles Dodgers debut.

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Yasmani Grandal congratulates Justin Turner on his 24th home run of the season, the Dodgers’ only run in a 1-0 win Wednesday over the San Francisco Giants. (John McCoy/Staff photographer)

Justin Turner‘s 24th home run of the season made a winner of Rich Hill in his Dodgers debut, a 1-0 win over the San Francisco Giants. The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.

Before he threw a scoreless inning Wednesday, Dodgers pitcher Pedro Baez turned to one of his minor league mentors for advice: Juan Castro, the team’s quality assurance coach.

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Justin Turner misses second straight game with right hand injury.

Justin Turner was held out of the Dodgers’ starting lineup for a second consecutive game because of a swollen right hand. Turner suffered the injury when he was jammed by a fastball in the Dodgers’ 5-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

“There’s a much better chance of getting him back in the lineup Tuesday instead of trying to play him today and re-aggravate it,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said.

Roberts said that Turner’s injury is not serious enough to warrant a trip to the disabled list. Turner, the Dodgers’ primary number-3 hitter and third baseman, is hitting .274 with a .341 on-base percentage. He’s hit 21 home runs in 110 games, establishing a new career high.

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