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Turner hopes to add to LA's hallowed legacy

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LOS ANGELES -- If you're lucky enough to visit Level 1 at Dodger Stadium, there's a walkway leading from the elevator that is lined with every significant award won by Dodgers players.

Justin Turner considers himself lucky every day he goes to work at Dodger Stadium.

LOS ANGELES -- If you're lucky enough to visit Level 1 at Dodger Stadium, there's a walkway leading from the elevator that is lined with every significant award won by Dodgers players.

Justin Turner considers himself lucky every day he goes to work at Dodger Stadium.

"We get to go down an extremely slow elevator every day, and when we get to the ground floor, we literally take a stroll down Dodgers memory lane, and all the history, all the Gold Gloves and Silver Sluggers and MVPs and Cy Youngs and World Series trophies," Turner said.

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"We get to walk by that every single day when we come in and, hopefully, I can speak for all the guys that they don't not notice what they're walking by. They are literally walking through Dodgers history every single day. This is an opportunity for us to put our names on that wall somewhere, as well as us being able to tell stories to future Dodgers down the road."

• Catcher Yasmani Grandal is expected back in Los Angeles for the start of the World Series presented by YouTube TV after spending the past two days in Arizona with his wife, Heather, who delivered the couple's second child on Tuesday, son Ryker.

Grandal, who has lost the primary catching job to Austin Barnes, missed workouts Sunday and Monday. Grandal started one of the games against Arizona in the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile and went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. He started only Game 4 of the five-game NL Championship Series presented by Camping World, going 0-for-1 with three walks. Barnes, 4-for-8 with a homer against the D-backs, went 2-for-15 against the Cubs.

• Right-hander Brock Stewart, who was not on the club's traveling taxi squad in the first two series, was brought back from "stay hot" camp in Arizona to throw a simulated game at the end of Monday's workout. On Sunday, lefty Hyun-Jin Ryu and righty Brandon McCarthy pitched in a simulated game.

• It's expected that left-hander Alex Wood will start Game 4, as he did against the Cubs.

• To activate shortstop Corey Seager for the World Series, the Dodgers will need to remove a position player from the roster that was used in the NLCS. The logical candidates are Curtis Granderson, Joc Pederson or Kyle Farmer.

"There's a couple of things we're sort of talking through," manager Dave Roberts said. "Obviously with the addition of Corey, three games potentially in Houston with the DH, how we're going to use the catchers, sort of what makes sense in this particular Series. ... We still have a little bit more time to kind of figure it out."

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The designated hitter would allow Roberts to put both catchers, Grandal and Barnes, in the lineup together. Or he could ease the burden on Seager coming off the back injury and have him DH, with Charlie Culberson at shortstop.

Ken Gurnick has covered the Dodgers for MLB.com since 2001.

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