It was only a matter of time before Justin Turner would find a new home after the Los Angeles Dodgers signed J.D. Martinez. It didn't take long, either -- he swapped places with Martinez and joined the Boston Red Sox.
Boston now has four former Dodgers, all of which were beloved in the fanbase. Turner is joining Enrique Hernandez, Alex Verdugo and Kenley Jansen as Dodger transplants in Boston. JT definitely pained the fanbase the most, as he's been the most popular Dodger (outside of Clayton Kershaw) over the last decade.
Turner has definitely etched his place in the Dodgers' history books. The veteran third baseman ranks first in postseason home runs (tied with Corey Seager), hits, RBI, runs scored and games played. As it stands right now, Turner is the greatest postseason player in franchise history. But what moments were his best?
Ranking Justin Turner's 4 greatest postseason moments with the Dodgers
4. Justin Turner's go-ahead home run in Game 2 of the 2018 NLCS
The 2018 NLCS was a really wonky series that's mostly remembered for Cody Bellinger's heroics. Bellinger won the 2018 NLCS MVP behind a game-saving catch, walk-off single, and go-ahead home run in Game 7. He definitely did the most.
However, the most impactful moment might have been Turner's go-ahead home run in Game 2 of the series. The Dodgers were down 3-0 going into the seventh inning against a Brewers bullpen that was nothing short of dominant that season. With a 1-0 deficit in the series, losing Game 2 could have essentially ended the team's World Series hopes.
The Dodgers managed to cut the gap to 3-2 with two runs in the seventh inning. But that wasn't going to be enough. Los Angeles needed a big swing from one of its best players, and that is exactly what Turner provided.
With Chris Taylor on first base in the eighth inning, Turner pulled a 2-0 offering from Jeremy Jeffress deep down the left field line for a go-ahead home run. The Dodgers would win the game 4-3.