Junichi Tazawa

Justin Turner signs $64-million, four-year Dodgers contract

Justin Turner signs $64-million, four-year Dodgers contract

Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers have finalized their $64-million, four-year deal, with the third baseman signing the contract Friday. 

Turner gets a $4-million signing bonus, payable Dec. 31, under the agreement, and salaries of $12 million next year, $11 million in 2018, $18 million in 2019 and $19 million in 2020. 

He would get a $1-million assignment bonus each time he is traded. 

“JT has been, and will continue to be, a vital part of the Dodgers on the field, in the clubhouse and in the community,” Los Angeles President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman said in a statement. “His talent, work ethic, leadership and...

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