Pending Free Agent Trea Turner Speaks On His Dodgers Future

Shortstop Trea Turner was so shocked at his trade last season from the Washington Nationals to the Los Angeles Dodgers that "his agents tried to convey to Dodgers higher-ups how strongly he opposed it," writes MLB Insider Jon Heyman. 

But now that he's spent a full calendar year in Dodger Blue, Turner is re-thinking his future once he hits free agency after the season. 

“This is a great place to play. It’s a first-class organization," said the superstar infielder. "This is definitely a place I could see myself playing long term.” 

Heyman reports that Turner is much happier this season than last year after the trade. “This year is so much better than last year,” Turner said. “People don’t realize what you go through when you’re traded.” 

Turner is in line for a massive free agent contract this winter, be it from the Dodgers or anywhere else. He's one of the top players in baseball, as a speed-power threat, a two-time All-Star, and a Top 5 MVP finisher last season. 

This year, he's batting .306 with an .847 OPS, 14 home runs, 68 RBIs and 17 stolen bases. 

A contract that rivals the $325M his former Dodgers teammate Corey Seager got this past offseason is certainly not out of the question. 

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