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Trea Turner gets standing ovation in first at-bat of homestand
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Trea Turner gets standing ovation in first at-bat of homestand

After a rock-bottom game Wednesday that saw him go 0-for-5 with a crucial defensive miscue that probably cost the Philadelphia Phillies a win over the Miami Marlins, struggling shortstop Trea Turner took full accountability in his postgame meeting with the media. “I’m pretty disappointed. I feel like obviously I’m the reason why we lost that game,” Turner said after what turned out to be a 9-8 loss. “Just, you know, I’m frustrated. But I only know one thing, and that’s just keep working. So that’s what I’m gonna do.” Turner — according to MLB.com‘s Todd Zolecki — then proceeded to hit in the batting cages for over an hour after the 12-inning loss, finishing less than 12 hours before the Phillies were scheduled to play the series finale in Miami. In recent days, Phillies fans orga...