DODGERS FINALIZE TURNER’S CONTRACT
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.