Giants ace to miss significant time after dirt bike accident


KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 19:  Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants warms up prior to the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on April 19, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)The San Francisco Giants are sitting in dead-last in the National League West, and Friday's news will make the team's ascent from the cellar of the division standings even more difficult.

It has been reported that Giants ace Madison Bumgarner will miss six to eight weeks as he recovers from bruised ribs and a shoulder sprain sustained during a dirt biking accident.

It is uncertain what non-baseball injury provisions are included in Bumgarner's contract, but below is a glance at what one MLB team does not allow from its players.

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