Turner to play winter ball with Escogido
New York Mets
Turner also played for the squad two years ago.
The extra workload may be useful because Turner enters Monday's series opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates with only 175 plate appearances this season. He had 487 plate appearances in 2011.
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