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Robert Woodard the go-to guy

Robert Woodard

Robert Woodard became the go-to guy for manager Greg Riddoch and the Eugene Emeralds down the stretch. If the team had a lead, Woodard was assured of seeing the ball in his hands. The reliever relished in such a role.

Talk to me about getting drafted and what that meant for you? Robert Woodard: It was one of the more exciting times in my career as a baseball player. I have always dreamed about – I was a big Braves fan but my second team has always been the Padres. I went out to San Diego and lived there for six weeks the summer after my freshman year, lived in Ocean Beach, was out there on my own and didn... Recommended Stories

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