Most importantly, though, Roberts is now cancer-free.
The former Red Sox outfielder, who is mostly known for his epic steal in Game 4 of the 2004 ALCS, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in March 2010, and subsequently underwent treatment in the Boston area. Roberts said prior to Tuesday's game that he is forever grateful for the support he received from the Red Sox organization during his battle.
To hear what else Roberts had to say prior to Tuesday's Red Sox-Padres game, check out the video above.
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