Dave Roberts played with the Padres in 2005 and 2006. Dave had amazing quickness, which showed in his fielding and base running. He went to play for the Gigantes, following ex-Padre manager Bruce Bochy. He is currently back with the Padres as a Special Assistant to Baseball Operations and has been teaching players how to steal and run the bases. Under Dave Roberts instruction, the Padres will lead the league in stolen bases in 2010. He is nicknamed Doc, Doctor, Doc Roberts or DR. He has a big white smile and a twinkle in his eye.