Departed Marlins GM wanted ex-Mets infielder who chose Red Sox

Departed Marlins GM wanted ex-Mets infielder who chose Red Sox

Former New York Mets infielder selected the Red Sox over the Marlins, much to the dismay of the departing general manager.

Jean Segura’s two-year, $17 million contract was one of many decisions she made during her three years as Miami’s general manager last offseason.
However, Ng truly intended to sign Justin Turner, but he signed a two-year, $22 million contract with the Red Sox, according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald.

Turner crushed .276/ with the Red Sox this season.

  1. 455, please.
    After hitting .219, Segura was traded to the Guardians at the deadline.
    3 home runs in 279 yards.
    After the trade, Cleveland let him go.

The 38-year-old Turner was the 2017 National League Championship Series MVP and had been a member of the Dodgers since 2014.
Before signing with Boston, he was a member of the team since 2014.
Turner recorded a .278 with Los Angeles last year.
35/. 13 home runs, 81 RBI, and 438.

Turner played for four years with the New York Mets before joining the Dodgers, where he hit 265 home runs.
326/. 370 games out of 301.
Following the 2013 season, he was not tendered.

Ng is currently unrestricted.

“We spoke about [owner] Bruce Sherman’s plan to reorganize the Baseball Operations division last week.
Ng said to Tyler Kepner of The Athletic on Monday that “it became clear in our discussions that we were not entirely aligned on what that should look like and I felt it was best to step away.”.
“For my time in South Florida, I would like to sincerely thank the Marlins family and its supporters.


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