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Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner is reinstated from disabled list

Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner is reinstated from disabled list

Third baseman Justin Turner was reinstated from the disabled list Thursday, but wasn't in the starting lineup for the opening game of the Dodgers' four-game home series against the Cincinnati Reds.

Entering the game to a warm applause in the top of the fifth inning as part of a defensive double switch, Turner singled to right field in the bottom of the inning and scored on a sacrifice fly by Adrian Gonzalez.

The Dodgers opened a place on their active roster for Turner by optioning rookie infielder Jose Peraza to triple-A Oklahoma City.

Turner had been sidelined since July 27 with a MRSA infection on his right...

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