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Posted 4/24/12 at 6:20 PM

Guthrie treats cancer survivor to game of catch

Remember when Jeremy Guthrie was looking for someone to play catch with a few weeks ago? Well, he found a taker.

Believe it or not, that response from the Rockies right-hander wasn't even the best news Woody Roseland received on April 10.

Earlier that morning, a doctor had declared the 21-year-old stand-up comic's cancer treatment complete.

After several years of chemotherapy, surgeries and relapses, Roseland could finally put his illness behind him. And he started by tossing around a baseball with Guthrie at Coors Field.

"I couldn't really believe it," Roseland said. "Here's me and here's this Major League pitcher, trying to teach me how to throw a slider."

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