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2 Red Sox minor league pitchers suspendedESPN.com Apr 17, 2013Boston Red Sox pitchers Gerson Bautista and Miguel Pena have been suspended for 50 games each following positive tests under baseball's minor league drug prevention and treatment program.Share TweetMLB.com Apr 17, 2013It was only a matter of time before the Indians placed injured center fielder Michael Bourn on the disabled list. Cleveland made the move official prior to Wednesday's game against the Red Sox.Share Tweetdeadspin.com Apr 17, 2013The Boston Marathon bombings have had a particular resonance for Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon, who spent seven seasons with the Red Sox and says he once lived above the spot where one of the bombs detonated. Papelbon is rightly concerned about secu…Share Tweet
Red Sox describe ‘intense’ scene on team bus after Boston Marathon bombingyahoo.com Apr 17, 2013Will Middlebrooks took a call from his father just as the Boston Red Sox team bus was pulling out of Fenway Park on Monday afternoon. It came about about five minutes after two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. That was how, Bost…Share Tweetdeadspin.com Apr 17, 2013Even after the most routine, stressful workday, it's nice to come home and watch a baseball game and forget about everything else for a few hours. Last night, for the first time since Monday's marathon bombings, the people of Boston had the Red Sox.Read…Share Tweet
Fenway tradition played in honor of bombing victimsMLB.com Apr 17, 2013The Indians wanted to let everyone back in Boston know that the Cleveland community is keeping them in their thoughts, and shortly before the start of Tuesday's game against the Red Sox, Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" played through the speak…Share Tweet