According to ESPN Stats and Info, the sniper reached 11 postshein home runs in 33 fewer games than Turner, but more than half of Turner’s home runs gave the Dodgers an early lead on Friday.
In the first inning of Game 3, Turner’s homer put the Dodgers ahead to stay on their way to a 6–2 win Friday night in Arlington, Texas, following a 2–1 series win over Tampa Bay and since. Are halfway into their first championship. 1988.
Turned 36 in a month, Turner also finished third after being dismissed twice.
“He’s the heart and soul of this team, he’s the heart and soul,” said catcher Austin Byrnes, who made a home run as well as home. “JT is a huge player for us. We trust him all the time.”
This stain, made of aggressive practice swings, covers half of his name on the back of his jersey, but Turner is a very familiar figure in October. This was his 15th World Series game.
Turner, who earlier this month passed Steve Gere for the most postseason hits in franchise history, hit a solo shot in the first shot of Charlie Morton, matching 11 hitters from Snyder – Hall of Fame Center fielder , Who played for the World Series, championship teams in Brooklyn and Los Angeles. Turner’s 40 RBIs are a Dodgers postsen record.
“It means I’ve had the opportunity to play on very good baseball teams, we’ve played deep in October, and I’ve got a lot of ABs,” Turner said.
“Obviously this is something I don’t think I ever thought about, or ever crossed my mind, but something so cool that I can talk about when we play Are … finish it and win two more games, ” he said.
All of the postson homers have come in the last five seasons for Turner. Only Nelson Cruz (17) and Jim Edmonds (13) have killed more homers at Posterson at the age of 30, followed by none.
His record was an 18th postson double before Max Muncy scored a two-run single for a 3–0 lead. Turner had some good plays in the lower half, made a strong throw to get a hard grounder back to the field and retire Willie Adams, then began to reach to grab a hot chopper by Mike Zunino, including an inning. The closing double play began.
And they came when the versatile infanters were not rotating during various defensive innings incorporated by the Dodgers. He is often on the move after two strikes, coming off the other side of the second closer to third base.
When he was hitting only 2 .216 since the end of the regular season going into Game 3, Turner steadily increased his line-base streak to 11 from 2-base-5.
“It wasn’t particularly great for me personally, but I’m getting away with it,” Turner said.
Turner has 75 hits in 69 postseason games, all joining the team with the Dodgers as a free agent since 2014. He passed Gerway’s 63 hits in Game 3 of the NL Division Series against San Diego at Globe Life Field, the Rangers’ ballpark in Texas where the World Series is also being played.
He came on to hit .307 in the regular season, which he finished with 31 consecutive matches safely reaching the base with a plate appearance – his career long, and the second-longest in a row this year by Atlanta Freddy Freeman trailing by 33.
“It’s just preparation and repetition, and isn’t afraid to make adjustments from pitch to pitch and AB to AB,” Turner said. “Just knowing what’s right and what doesn’t feel right.”
Turner is at the end of a $ 64 million, four-year contract that he received in free agency to re-sign with the Dodgers ahead of the current World Series. He has been a part of seven of his eight consecutive NL West titles.
“As for me, I’m happy to be in the clubhouse with him,” the first-year Dodgers told right fielder Mookie Bates, who has been signed for 12 more years. “To really spend some time with him, I was always there. In another league watching from afar. It’s fun to be a part of just watching what he does every day.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.