Trea Vance Turner is an American professional baseball shortstop for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball. He played college baseball at North Carolina State. The San Diego Padres selected Turner in the first round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft, and traded him to the Nationals in 2015. Turner made his MLB debut with the Nationals on August 21, 2015. Developed by the Padres and Nationals primarily as a shortstop, Turner broke into the major leagues in the 2016 season as Washington's starting center fielder, before returning to what he considers his "natural position" as the Nationals shortstop starting in the 2017 season. He has also made a handful of major league appearances at second base. He is one of the fastest runners in Major League Baseball, having been clocked at a speed of 22.7 miles per hour at least twice in 2016.
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About Trea Turner
Shortstop who was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 2014 MLB Draft. He was traded to the Washington Nationals in 2015 and made his MLB debut there in August 2015. He won a World Series Championship with the Nationals in 2019.
He played at Park Vista Community High School in Lake Worth, Florida. He went on to play college baseball at North Carolina State.
He played for the United States national team during the summer of 2013. He won the Brooks Wallace Award as the best college baseball shortstop of the year in 2014.
His father's name is Mark and his mother's name is Donna. He has a sister named Teal.
He and Hunter Renfroe are both former first-round draft picks of the San Diego Padres.
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