DENVER, Colo. (CNN/KCNC) - Playing catch with a Major League Baseball player and beating cancer all in one day... That's what happened to a Denver man this week.
A tweet from an MLB pitcher led to the ultimate game of catch for cancer fighter Woody Roseland. Earlier this week, pitcher Jeremy Guthrie took to Twitter to find a partner to play catch.
Woody, who answered the tweet, has quite the story to tell.
"I live downtown, I have my glove. So I said, let's do this," says Woody. Next thing you know, Woody was at Coors Field hanging out with Jeremy Guthrie.
"I was like, how do you like pitching at Coors? And he was like, this is the first day I've been at Coors. So he was as new to the facility as I was pretty much. So them, we just walked out to the field, each had our gloves and ball, and found a good spot in the outfield...and played catch," Woody says.
Woody and Jeremy tossed the ball around and talked for about a half hour. But, it wasn't all about baseball.
21-year-old Woody lost his leg to cancer. It's a fight he's been waging the last five years.
His positive attitude is exactly why Woody took a chance answering a tweet. While this was enough to make the day incredible, he also received some more good news.
"This morning I went to my doctors. They checked my counts and they're back up, which means I'm officially done with cancer and chemo therapy like once and for all. So I found that out this morning and then got to hang out with Jeremy this afternoon."