Trea Vance Turner....Is married to wife, Kristen...They have one son, Beckham...Graduated from Park Vista (FL) High School and attended North Carolina State University...Following his junior season, he was named first-team All-ACC, second-team All-American by Perfect Game and a third team All-American by Baseball America...He led NCAA Division I with 55 stolen bases as a freshman in 2012 and was a key cog in North Carolina State’s journey to the 2013 College World Series.
Started the year with the Washington Nationals before being traded to Los Angeles on July 30 with teammate RHP Max Scherzer for Keibert Ruiz, Josiah Gray, Gerardo Carrillo and Donovan Casey... Produced a combined .328/.375/.536 slashline with .911 OPS in 148 Major League games, totaling 107 runs, 34 doubles, three triples, 28 home runs, 77 RBI, and 32 stolen bases…tallied a career-high 65 extra-base hits... Became the National League batting champion (.328) and won the stolen base title (32) in 2021 in 148 combined games with Washington and Los Angeles…became the first Dodger to win the batting title since Tommy Davis won back-to-back crowns in 1962-63... Selected to his first Mid-Summer Classic in July and was the NL Player of the Week for the final week of the season after slashing .458/.480/.917 with three homers and nine RBI from Sept. 27–Oct. 3... Stroked a career-high 28 home runs, 18 with Washington and 10 with Los Angeles…totaled five multi-homer games (4/18 vs. ARI, 4/27 at TOR, 7/8 at SD, 9/25 at ARI, 10/1 vs. MIL)... Ranked in the Majors in multiple categories: average (.328, 1st), hits (195, 1st), stolen bases (32, 3rd), runs (107, 9th), OBP (.375, 12th), and OPS (.911, 12th)... Registered a 19-game hitting streak from Sept. 12 to Oct. 3, batting .403 with 19 runs, seven home runs and 18 RBI during the span…also notched a 16-game hitting streak from Aug. 24 to Sept. 9, averaging .308 with nine runs and six doubles during the stretch…both of his hitting streaks were the longest on the Dodgers’ roster Hit .216 (11-for-51) in 12 Postseason matchups, tallying three runs, two doubles, and two RBI, producing a .500 OPS…excelled in home matchups, averaging .336 (97-for-289) in 75 games with 15 doubles, three triples, 16 home runs, and 40 RBI…had his best month in June, tallying six doubles, four home runs, and 11 RBI in 28 games for a .345/.398/.540 slashline…hit left-handed pitching well, averaging .392 (60-for-153) as opposed to .305 (135-for442) against right-handed pitching…hit .500 in bases-loaded situations and .324 with runners in scoring position… had every at-bat in either the first, second, or third slot in the lineup except one at-bat hitting ninth…garnered a .335/.366/.527 slashline when leading off…excelled against starting pitching, tallying a .347 (125-for-36) average with 20 runs and 41 RBI as opposed to a .298 (70-for-235) average against relief pitching.
Was one of the top players in Major League Baseball...Finished seventh in the National League MVP voting and garnered consideration for the Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award...Was one of six players in MLB with 10 HR/10 SB...Led MLB with 78 hits...Hit three leadoff home runs...Ranked in NL in stolen bases (T2nd, 12), batting average (4th, .335), runs (5th, 46), OPS (6th, .982), slugging percentage (6th, .588) and on-base percentage (10th, .394)...Led Major League shortstops in slugging percentage (.588), on-base percentage (.394), batting average (.335), OPS (.982), extra-base hits (31) and triples (T1st, 4)...He ranked among National League shortstops in doubles (T1st, 15), stolen bases (2nd, 12), home runs (3rd, 12) and runs scored (3rd, 46)...Posted a career-long 16-game hitting streak from Aug. 14-31 and a 10-game streak from Sept. 3-12...He was one of seven players in Major League Baseball to have two hitting streaks of at least 10 games...Recorded first career inside-the-park home run, Sept. 3 at Philadelphia (Eflin).
Suffered a broken right index finger on April 3, causing him to miss 39 games...Still ranked in the National League in stolen bases (2nd, 35), doubles (T8th, 37) and batting average (10th, .298)...Returned to the lineup on May 17, and from that date, through the end of the 2019 season, he led the National League in hits (150) and doubles (T1st, 36)...Also ranked in runs scored (3rd, 92) and extra-base hits (T8th, 58) during this stretch...Before suffering the finger injury, he clubbed his second career walk-off home run on March 31 vs. New York (Wilson)...Clubbed his second walk-off home run of the season on June 5 vs. Chicago White Sox (Colome)...On July 23 vs. Colorado, he recorded his second career cycle, becoming the 26th player in Major League history to record more than one cycle...Capped the regular season with a season-high 12-game hitting streak dating to Sept. 17...He went 19-for-54 (.352) with six doubles, five homers, 10 RBI, two walks, three stolen bases, and 13 runs scored during this streak...Clubbed go-ahead grand slam in Wild Card clinching win, Sept. 24 vs. Philadelphia...Homered in the Wild Card game against Milwaukee (Woodruff), his first career Postseason home run...Reached base safely in 15 of Washington's 17 Postseason games.
Set career marks in nearly every category thanks to becoming the second player in Nationals history (2005-pres.) to play in all 162 games...He hit .271 with 27 doubles, six triples, 19 home runs, 73 RBI, 69 walks, 43 stolen bases and 103 runs scored...Turner led the National League with 43 stolen bases and ranked among NL hitters in runs scored (T6th, 103) and hits (7th, 180)...His 103 runs scored were tied for fifth in Nationals history... Turner ranked third among National League shortstops in WAR (4.8), according to FanGraphs.com...He joined Ryan Zimmerman - who started all 162 in 2007 as the only players to play all 162 in Nationals history...Turner started 158 games, tied with Ian Desmond (2013) and Alfonso Soriano (2006) for the second-most starts in a season behind Zimmerman's 162 in 2007... urner's 158 starts were tied for fifth in MLB and he was one of seven players in MLB to play in all 162 games...He put together a career-best 24-game on-base streak (8/29-9/24) and his career-best 13-game hitting streak from May 19-June 1 was tied for the longest on the club...On July 5 against Miami, Turner led the largest comeback in Nationals history...Trailing 9-0 in the fourth inning, Turner hit a solo home run and in the bottom of the sixth, he hit his first career grand slam, putting the Nationals ahead, 10-9... He went 3-for-5 with two home runs, eight RBI and three runs...His eight RBI in a single game are tied for most by a leadoff hitter in MLB history...On Sept. 23 againt New York (NL) he stole two bases, passing Ian Desmond for the most stolen bases in Nationals history.
Put up strong numbers despite two stints on the disabled list (right hamstring strain: 4/10 to 4/21; right wrist fracture: 6/30 to 8/29)...Hit .297 with 11 doubles, two triples, four homers, 13 RBI, 12 walks, 11 stolen bases and 22 runs scored in 30 games following his return from his right wrist fracture...Broke Washington's single-season stolen base record with 46...Ranked third in MLB with 46 stolen bases... Broke Washington's single- season record with his 42nd SB on Sept. 19 at ATL...Stole a career-high and Nationals record four stolen bases on two occasions (6/18 at NYM; 6/27 vs. CHI)...Recorded his first career cycle and the third in Nationals history, April 25 at COL...Recorded a career-high seven RBI as well...According to the Elias Sports Bureau , Turner became the eighth player in Major League history to drive in seven or more RBI in a game while hitting for the cycle... Only one player did that at a younger age than Turner (23 years, 299 days): Joe DiMaggio, who hit for the cycle and knocked in seven runs against the Washington Senators on July 9, 1937 at 22 years, 226 days old...Clubbed four leadoff home runs despite hitting leadoff in 90 of the 98 games played...Four leadoff blasts ranked tied for third in the National League (T8th in MLB)...All six triples, 11 home runs and 17 of his doubles came off right-handed pitching...Was held hitless for the first three games of the NLDS, but came on strong in the final two games, going 3-for-9 (.333) with a double, two walks, one stolen base and one run scored.
In his first full season in Washington's system, Turner recorded one of the top rookie seasons in MLB history despite just 73 games played...Hit .342 with 14 doubles, eight triples, 13 homers, 40 RBI, 33 stolen bases and 53 runs scored for the Nationals...He played 71 of his 73 games from July 15 through the end of the season... His .342 batting average was the highest by any rookie with at least 290 at-bats since Ichiro Suzuki hit .350 for Seattle in his first MLB season (2001)...Turner collected 105 hits and stole 33 bases in just 73 games, becoming the first rookie in franchise history (Nationals/ Expos) to post more than 100 hits in fewer than 100 games...According to Baseball Reference, he was the only rookie in MLB history (since 1900) to record at least 13 homers, 33 stolen bases and an average of .340 or better in no more than 73 games...His 1.44 hits per game was the fifth-highest mark by a rookie with at least 70 games since 1900... After the All-Star break, Turner led MLB in triples (8), and ranked in the National League in stolen bases (2nd, 33), hits (2nd, 102), total bases (3rd, 170), runs scored (T5th, 53), and average (5th, .340)...According to Elias, only three rookies in MLB history have hit as high as .340 with as many as 13 home runs after the break: Hal Trosky (CLE, 1934: .349, 19 HR), Ted Williams (BOS, 1939: .345, 19 HR) and Willie McCovey (SFG, 1959: .354, 13 HR)...Was the first rookie in WSH/MON history w/20+ stolen bases since Mike Lansing (1993)... His 33 stolen bases were the most by a rookie in Nationals history (2005-present) and the fourth-most by any rookie in franchise history (Nationals/ Expos), behind only: Tim Raines (71, 1981), Larry Lintz (50, 1974) and Delino DeShields (42,1990)...His 33 stolen bases were the third-most in club history, regardless of service time, behind only Alfonso Soriano (41, 2006) and Nyjer Morgan (34, 2010)...On July 20 vs. LAD, became third Nationals player to steal home...Clubbed his first walk-off home run in his first multi-home run game, Sept. 9 vs. PHI (Herrmann)...Matched a franchise record (WSH/MON) with hits in eight straight plate appearances, Aug. 23-24...Clubbed two lead-off home runs (8/28 vs. COL off C. Bettis and 9/17 at ATL off J. Collmenter)...Earned back-to-back NL Rookie of the Month awards in Aug. (.357, 6 2B, 3 3B, 5 HR, 15 RBI, 11 SB, 27 R) and Sept./Oct. (.339, 5 2B, 2 3B, 8 HR, 18 RBI, 15 SB)... Recorded seven hits in the 2016 NLDS, tied for the most in MLB during the DS...Tied teammates Daniel Murphy and Jayson Werth as well as TOR 3B Josh Donaldson
Began the season with Double-A San Antonio in San Diego's system before joining Washington's Double-A Harrisburg on June 16...Was promoted to Triple-A Syracuse 10 days later...Had his contract selected from Triple-A Syracuse, Aug. 21...Made his debut that night vs. Milwaukee, entering the game as a defensive replacement at shortstop...Collected his first MLB hit, an infield single, Sept. 4 vs. Atlanta...Clubbed his first MLB home run, a solo shot, Sept. 9 at ATL (Wisler)...Hit .322 with 24 doubles, seven triples, eight homers, 54 RBI, 29 stolen bases, 28 walks and 68 runs scored in 116 MiLB games between San Antonio, Harrisburg and Syracuse...His .322 average ranked third and his .471 slugging percentage ranked tied for sixth in the Texas League at the time of the trade...Was named the No. 9 prospect in all of baseball according to Baseball America's mid-season top-50 list and was the No. 4 prospect in the International League following the season.
Reported to short-season Single-A Eugene following the 2014 First-Year Player Draft...Was eventually promoted to Single-A Fort Wayne...Combined to play in 50 total games, all at shortstop, posting a .984 fielding percentage...Was named San Diego's Minor League Defensive Player of the Year... Hit .323 with 16 doubles, five homers, 24 RBI, 35 walks, 23 stolen bases and 45 runs scored in 69 games between the two stops...Was named by Baseball America as the No. 2 prospect in the Midwest League following the season.