3 former Dodgers players off to troubling starts in spring training

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Justin Turner

Turner's free agency wore on for an almost unacceptable amount of time, but he finally found a home with the Blue Jays in late January and made it to spring training on time. So far, he's appeared in nine games, gotten 18 at-bats, and is only hitting .222/.417/.278, which isn't awesome for a player who will DH for an expected 25% of his appearances and will likely be tasked with helping to make up for Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s inexplicably declining power.

He's also gone home run-less in those nine games and only has one RBI and one extra base hit. He's been one of the Blue Jays' weakest hitters throughout spring, really; even NRI Daniel Vogelbach has gotten in on the home run action twice, and Guerrero, Alejandro Kirk, George Springer, and Kevin Kiermaier have six among them.

The Blue Jays probably aren't incredibly concerned yet, nor do they really need to be — spring training is just spring training — but if Turner doesn't get hotter in the back half and in the lead up to the season, they might have reason to be a little worried.