"He'll get treatment," Roberts said of Turner. "Obviously, not out here for batting practice, but I see him available to hit [Friday]. And it's something that we just want to get ahead of with the break coming up. It's not really something that we're really going to make too big a deal out of."
Turner said he initially felt the muscle grab on Wednesday, but further aggravated it trying to beat out an infield hit Thursday night. Having already missed Turner for six weeks with of a broken wrist at the start of the season, the Dodgers are being cautious over rushing the 33-year-old back with the All-Star break approaching.
"We want to make sure that he's ready to go in the second half," Roberts said.
Kershaw pushed to Sunday; Hill joins bullpen Dodgers left-hander Alex Wood will start against the Angels on Saturday and left-hander Clayton Kershaw will shift to starting on Sunday, Roberts said Friday.
Kershaw was initially scheduled to pitch on Saturday and left-hander Rich Hill was set to start Sunday, while Wood was to work out of the bullpen. Instead, Hill is being moved to the bullpen this weekend after throwing a light bullpen session Thursday.
Hill tossed a season-high seven innings during his previous start against the Padres on Wednesday. Roberts assured that Hill "has no issues" despite skipping his turn.
"He's obviously active," Roberts said. "If we need him out of the 'pen just to keep him sharp, Saturday or Sunday could be an option with him."
After injuries ravaged its starting rotation through the first half of the season, Los Angeles could be faced with a backlog of options entering the second half.
Kershaw, Wood and Hill, along with right-handers Kenta Maeda, Ross Stripling and Walker Buehler offer six potential starting options. When asked if the Dodgers had an idea of how their rotation would shape out following the All-Star break, Roberts said the club didn't have a set plan yet.
"We're throwing some things out there," he said. "Obviously, Clayton's gonna go one of the first two days. But we're just kind of trying to think for a little bit longer."
Of the six current members of the rotation, Hill owns the highest ERA (4.64) in 11 starts this season. It's possible that he could be the odd man out and join the bullpen permanently, considering the emergences of Stripling (named an 2018 All-Star) and Buehler (4-2, 3.44 ERA in nine starts).
Roberts trusting front office as Deadline looms The Dodgers entered Friday in first place in the National League West for the first time this season. Still, while the reigning NL champions have gained momentum over the past two months, so has speculation they could be involved in the trade market ahead of the league's July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline.
"It's out there," Roberts said of the rumors, "and it's out there every year for every ballclub whether you're buying or selling."
Los Angeles has been considered a potential landing spot for Orioles star third baseman Manny Machado. Earlier this month, the club executed a deal with the Reds that netted reliever Dylan Floro and Minor League arm Zach Neal.
Roberts alluded to having faith in the Dodgers' front office to add pieces that could aid the club in its push to return to the World Series, while making known his contentment with the current roster.
"You hear it all the time is that it takes two sides to make a deal," Roberts said. "I know our guys are busting their tail to get the best fit, which makes sense for now and going forward.
"If something happens, great. If it doesn't, great."
Ryu, Urias trending positively Left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu (left groin strain) threw a bullpen session Friday and will throw another in the coming days, Roberts said.
Left-hander Julio Urias (left elbow surgery) "turned a corner" recently, clocking his fastball at 92 mph and throwing to hitters.
"What's the next step for him, I can't speak to," Roberts said. "But I know that he's really progressing quickly, which is great."
Kaelen Jones is a reporter for MLB.com based in Los Angeles.