Mattingly said Turner was shut down entirely for 10 days and "we didn't think it would be that long. Now he's got to get back in shape to be ready."
Signed as a non-roster invite to the 2014 Spring Training for a utility role, Turner has emerged as a key player in the lineup, prompting the trade of Juan Uribe. In his absence, Alberto Callaspo and Alex Guerrero have shared starting duties.
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