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Monday, December 9, 2013
Turner hustle irked front office

By Adam Rubin

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- A Mets official finally offered a reason for Justin Turner's non-tender.

The source told ESPNNewYork.com that Turner's propensity for not running hard irked the front office, which had finally seen enough.

Turner, arbitration-eligible, likely was due to make less than $1 million in 2014.

He should have no trouble finding a job this offseason. Among Turner's longtime fans is Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez.