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Dodgers manager on Madison Bumgarner's dirt-bike accident: 'It’s a reminder to all players what can happen'

Dodgers manager on Madison Bumgarner's dirt-bike accident: 'It’s a reminder to all players what can happen'

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts has never been spelunking. He never yearned to explore caves, but he also understood the danger. During his 10 years as a player, he recalled, his contract explicitly forbade the activity, along with other risky endeavors such as skydiving or riding a dirt bike.

“I never spelunked, but I contemplated it,” Roberts said before Friday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Roberts was speaking in the wake of a devastating injury to the best player on his team’s chief rival in the National League West. San Francisco Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner landed on the disabled list for the first time in his career...

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