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Hear from Arizona Diamondbacks utility man Ryan Roberts as he describes making the team the last day before the end of spring training.
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We'll bring this is. Brian Roberts the he heard that roster spot with -- -- goes spring training we talked a lot about that at the onset of season's not. Here now let's clear it all up who he is what's he all about and of course Jody Jackson not only did she talk to -- levels -- But she talked to Brian Roberts and follow. He's been called the 25 man that maybe it's more accurate to say he's the last player to make the Diamondbacks roster. Either way the title Brian Roberts players probably just like the taxi is that. If by his journey and I'm 28 years of age Roberts made his first opening day roster this season with the down. They came back. Spring training and when did you have a feeling that you might be making this club. Never had not until now until they told me. It's it's that thing that I dealt with -- few years and I released I don't. An answer for it's it's something and it's frustrating it's hard and well you can focus on this is the game and and how you do in the game and that you had to go out every day and and leave it all on the field it's. Robert hard work that won him the job turns out all those times because bullpen sessions always up with the Blue Jays paid off he knew that learning the -- would only help him. Cause Diamondbacks tested that's -- spring and it helped him feel would be a lot of -- spot. And they asked -- to catch -- just I have first thing -- thought -- was hello can you tell me. And and so I was actually excited that Palin catching very anxious he stayed to catch up to try to get better better because they knew it would help. And who says the so called 25 man can't win a game. And that's the wind was the most important. You know RBIs com third -- good preparation for our word. As a journeyman Roberts as a way of documenting his experiences in the form of -- -- They remind him of the good times and of that. With the -- my grandparents were the big it's. Hard thing. They were big supporters. Baseball and you know just not like that Susan B. And remembrance of film if you say some you know -- -- No wasted. Dealt with certain things in and help your program and.