Yunel Escobar

Justin Turner: I had offers from others, but not from Angels

Justin Turner: I had offers from others, but not from Angels

Justin Turner wanted to return to the Dodgers, and the Dodgers wanted him back. But Turner said he considered offers from “a few” other teams before signing a four-year, $64-million contract with the Dodgers.

“It’s obviously flattering to be wanted,” Turner said Wednesday at Dodger Stadium.

“At the end of the day, it comes down to winning championships. I think that this team is on the brink of winning a championship.”

Turner declined to identify the other teams that had extended him a contract offer but said the Angels were not one of them.

The Angels would have been a nice fit for Turner, and vice versa. He...

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