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New Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts appears to have support of key players including Adrian Gonzalez

New Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts appears to have support of key players including Adrian Gonzalez

Shortly after the Dodgers announced Dave Roberts as their new manager on Monday, he received the endorsement of a powerful voice in the team's veteran-laden clubhouse.

All-Star first baseman Adrian Gonzalez sees in the 43-year-old Roberts a man capable of working with a wide range of personalities on one of baseball's signature franchises.

"He's a guy that has played all kinds of roles," Gonzalez said. "He was a fourth and fifth outfielder. He was a starter. He had a few really good seasons. He's a guy that's come off the bench and done incredible things. He's going to be able to relate to a lot of the situations that players are in."

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