Dodgers reinstate Justin Turner, option Carlos Triunfel
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated infielder Justin Turner from the 15-day disabled list (left hamstring strain) and optioned infielder Carlos Triunfel to Triple-A Albuquerque.
Turner, who returns after landing on the disabled list on June 29 from a left hamstring strain, is batting .302 with three homers, 10 doubles and 21 RBI in 59 games for Los Angeles. The Southern California native has come up big in clutch situations this season, posting a .385 (15-for-39) clip with runners in scoring position. Turner appeared in two rehab games at Single-A Rancho Cucamonga on Sunday and Monday and went a combined 1-for-5 with a run and two walks for the Quakes.
Triunfel has appeared in 11 games in four stints with the Dodgers.