According to Wikipedia, Trea Turner is already a member of the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB Free Agency opened up on Thursday at 5:00 EST, and all eyes have officially shifted to Trea Turner being the next shortstop for the Philadelphia Phillies.
There have been countless rumors of Turner’s connections to Philadelphia, including his long-time friendship with Bryce Harper from their days in Washington, D.C.
Jon Morosi reported that Trea Turner would “love to play with Bryce Harper again,” while Jayson Stark said there are “rumblings” that Trea wants to be in Philadelphia.
But the most trustworthy source of them all, Wikipedia, confirmed that Trea Turner is already a member of the Philadelphia Phillies.
Confirmed: Trea Turner is a Phillie
Whoever edited Turner’s page, shoutout to you. We’ve seen this happen on many occasions in the past, and it still makes absolutely zero sense how any random person can just edit someone’s Wikipedia page.
Trea Turner is one of, if not the best, shortstop in all of baseball. Turner’s hit .307/.353/.490 in two seasons with the Dodgers, crushing 31 HRs and 128 RBIs while also adding on 38 stolen bases. Turner is a 2x All-Star, a World Champion, and has a batting title.
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Turner’s all-around game is the most fascinating aspect to his game. He’s posted an above-average OPS+ every season since his rookie year, his OPS has sat above .800 since 2018, and he strikes out at just a rate of 18% while collecting a 4.9 WAR in 2022, a career-high. With the addition of Turner, Bryson Stott would move back to 2nd base, where he’s always been his best.
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