Reds Coach Berry Says He’s Cancer-Free

Reds_Mark_Berry_2013Reds third-base coach Mark Berry received the best news he could have received on Thursday.

Berry is cancer-free.

“I was very pleased. Great news,” Berry said after the Reds took a 6-2 victory over the Cardinals. “I won’t forget this day. And a nice win to top it off.”

Berry was diagnosed with cancer in his tonsils and lymph nodes during Spring Training in March and took a leave from the club to undergo chemotherapy and radiation treatment. He returned to part-time work and traveling in June before resuming coaching at third base in mid-July.

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