Justin Turner is an infielder for the Mets. He joined the team on waivers from the Baltimore Orioles on May 25, 2010. Over the remainder of the ’10 season, Turner appeared in four games with the Mets. On July 18, he doubled and scored a run in a 4-3 Mets win at San Francisco in 10 innings.
In 2011, Turner collected 113 hits for 155 total bases. He had 30 doubles and drove in 51 runs on the season. At Citi Field on May 7, Justin had a two-run single in the eighth inning that gave the Mets a 4-2 win over the Dodgers. He hit a two-run double and a three-run homer in a 7-4 Mets victory at Houston on May 15. Turner singled to drive in the only run of a 1-0 Mets win over the Nationals at Citi Field on May 19. He had a single, two doubles and an RBI in the Mets’ 2-1 triumph over the Yankees on May 20. Justin was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the 13th inning to drive in the winning run for a 3-2 Mets victory over the Athletics on June 22 at Citi Field. From July 19 to July 29, he had a 10-game hitting streak in which he went 15-for-45 (.333) and scored nine runs. Turner homered twice and drove in four runs in an 11-7 Mets win over the Braves at Citi Field on August 6. He hit a run-scoring single that put the Mets ahead to stay in a 2-1 victory over the Marlins in a doubleheader opener on August 29 at Citi Field. Justin had three singles and an RBI in the Mets’ 7-4 triumph at Florida in 12 innings on September 6. He also hit a game-winning double in the ninth inning to give the Mets a 5-4 victory over the Cubs on September 9 at Citi Field.
Turner batted .269 in 94 games in 2012. He scored 20 runs during the season. At Citi Field on April 26, Justin drew a bases-loaded walked to tie the game in an eventual 3-2 Mets win over the Marlins. He hit a two-run single in a 9-4 Mets victory over the Reds on May 17 at Citi Field. Turner drove in the Mets’ first two runs with a single in a 6-4 win over the Yankees on June 22 at Citi Field. He had a double and three singles in an 8-7 Mets loss to the Cubs on July 6 at Citi Field. Justin slugged a home run in the Mets’ 3-1 triumph over the Astros at Citi Field on August 25. He singled, doubled and scored a run in a 5-1 Mets victory over the Marlins at Miami on September 2. Turner also hit a two-run homer in a 10-6 Mets defeat to the Pirates on September 25 at Citi Field.