DODGERS FI­NAL­IZE TURNER’S CON­TRACT

The Denver Post - - SPORTS -

los angeles» Third base­man Justin Turner and the Dodgers fi­nal­ized his $64 mil­lion, four-year deal.

Turner gets a $4 mil­lion sign­ing bonus, payable Dec. 31, un­der the agree­ment com­pleted Fri­day, and salaries of $12 mil­lion next year, $11 mil­lion in 2018, $18 mil­lion in 2019 and $19 mil­lion in 2020.

He would get a $1 mil­lion as­sign­ment bonus each time he is traded.

Los Angeles also has a pend­ing $80 mil­lion, fiveyear agree­ment with closer Ken­ley Jansen. The deals raise the Dodgers’ pro­jected lux­ury tax pay­roll to $230 mil­lion next year, in line for a tax hit of about $19 mil­lion.

Ziegler deal of­fi­cial

B mi­ami» The Mar­lins sealed a deal with righthander Brad Ziegler, their lat­est move in an at­tempt to em­u­late re­cent play­off teams by build­ing a strong bullpen.

Ziegler reached an agree­ment last week on the $16 mil­lion, two-year con­tract, which be­came fi­nal af­ter he passed a phys­i­cal. Mi­ami also gave right-han­der Ju­nichi Taza $12 mil­lion over two years.

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