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Dodgers get Justin Turner and Logan Forsythe back from the disabled list


The Dodgers announced on Tuesday that infielders Justin Turner and Logan Forsythe have been reinstated from the 10-day disabled list. To clear up roster spots, the club optioned infielder Kyle Farmer and outfielder Tim Locastro to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Turner, 33, was hit by a pitch during spring training, suffering a fractured left wrist. It was a big loss for the Dodgers as Turner has put up an aggregate .881 OPS and 18.8 WAR (per Baseball Reference) since joining the club in 2014. Forsythe, Farmer, and Max Muncy handled third base while Turner was out.

Forsythe, 31, went on the DL a month ago with inflammation in his right shoulder. He had hit a disappointing .174/.224/.283 in 49 plate appearances across 12 games prior to being sidelined.

The Dodgers, defending National League champions, have had a rough 2018 thus far. They’re in fourth place in the NL West with a 16-24 record. Getting Turner and Forsythe back may be able to help them accrue a bit of momentum.

Video: Ramon Torres hits little league home run in first at-bat of season

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The Royals recalled infielder Ramon Torres from Triple-A Omaha on Saturday. He didn’t get into a game until starting Thursday night’s game against the Rangers, batting ninth.

In the top of the second inning, facing Austin Bibens-Dirkx, Torres laced a single up the middle. Center fielder Delino DeShields charged in on it, attempting to keep Ryan Goins at second base, but the ball went right past his glove, through his legs, and nearly trickled all the way to the warning track. Goins scored easily and Torres was waved home, too. He managed to narrowly beat the throw, touching home plate with his left hand on a head-first slide.

The play was officially scored a single and a three-base error. Torres wasn’t credited with an RBI on the play. But at least the Royals got two runs out of it.