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He is a career .262 hitter in 10 major league seasons, with 243 stolen bases. He has perhaps the most memorable stolen base in Boston Red Sox history, stealing second before scoring the tying run in the last of the ninth inning of Game 4 of the ALCS against the Yankees, a game the Red Sox won in extra innings.
Boston won the next three games to complete a comeback from a 3-0 series deficit, the beat St. Louis for its first World Series title since 1918.
A team that signs Roberts off of waivers would owe him the major league minimum of $400,000, with the Giants liable for the remaining $6.1 million.
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