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Turner sidelined with left hip injury

Dodgers third baseman will miss at least Friday's game
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SAN DIEGO -- Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner said he doesn't know how badly he injured his left adductor (hip) trying to leg out an infield grounder in the ninth inning of Thursday night's 3-2 win over the Padres.

Turner said he felt the muscle grab a little on Wednesday night and felt it worse Thursday night going down the first-base line as Padres shortstop Freddy Galvis threw him out from his knees after diving up the middle to glove the ball. The play came when Turner was pinch-hitting for pitcher Dylan Floro.

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SAN DIEGO -- Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner said he doesn't know how badly he injured his left adductor (hip) trying to leg out an infield grounder in the ninth inning of Thursday night's 3-2 win over the Padres.

Turner said he felt the muscle grab a little on Wednesday night and felt it worse Thursday night going down the first-base line as Padres shortstop Freddy Galvis threw him out from his knees after diving up the middle to glove the ball. The play came when Turner was pinch-hitting for pitcher Dylan Floro.

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Turner said he would see how he feels Friday morning rather than guess how long he will be sidelined. Manager Dave Roberts said Turner would not play Friday night, when the Dodgers open a three-game series with the Angels leading into the All-Star break.

Because of a broken left wrist suffered in Spring Training, Turner already missed the first six weeks of the season, but has remained relatively healthy -- while taking strategic days off -- since returning on May 15.

Max Muncy, who has been getting playing time at first base and second base since Turner returned to the lineup, started at third base on Thursday night and will likely be back there Friday.

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

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