Nationals activate SS Turner from 10-day disabled list
NEW YORK (AP) The Washington Nationals have activated shortstop Trea Turner from the 10-day disabled list after he was sidelined by a strained right hamstring.
Turner wasn't in the starting lineup Friday night for the series opener against the Mets in New York.
The 23-year-old Turner was 3 for 19 with seven strikeouts and three steals in the Nationals' first five games before getting hurt. He was runner-up for the National League Rookie of the Year award last season.
Turner played two games in extended spring training this week, going 5 for 7 with three extra-base hits, three walks and two steals.
The Nationals designated 29-year-old infielder Grant Green for assignment. He played twice for Washington, going 0 for 3 in Atlanta on Thursday night.