After tragic week, baseball returns to Boston

Fans filed into Fenway Park for the first time since Monday's marathon bombings to watch the Red Sox take on the Kansas City Royals.

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: Fans hold a sign outside of Fenway Park tohonor the Marathon bombing victims, before a game the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park on April 20, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Kansas City Royals v Boston Red Sox
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: Fans hold a sign outside of Fenway Park tohonor the Marathon bombing victims, before a game the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park on April 20, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: A fans holds a sign to honor the Marathon bombing victims, before a game the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park on April 20, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Kansas City Royals v Boston Red Sox
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: A fans holds a sign to honor the Marathon bombing victims, before a game the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park on April 20, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: Fans hold a sign to honor the Marathon bombing victims, before a game the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park on April 20, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Kansas City Royals v Boston Red Sox
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: Fans hold a sign to honor the Marathon bombing victims, before a game the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park on April 20, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: The Boston Red Sox and the Kansas City Royals stand along the base paths during a pre-game ceremony in honor of the bombings of Marathon Monday before a game at Fenway Park on April 20, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Kansas City Royals v Boston Red Sox
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: The Boston Red Sox and the Kansas City Royals stand along the base paths during a pre-game ceremony in honor of the bombings of Marathon Monday before a game at Fenway Park on April 20, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: Governor Deval Patrick, of Massachusetts, applauds after the singing of the National Anthem during a pre-game ceremony in honor of the bombings of Marathon Monday before a game at Fenway Park on April 20, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Kansas City Royals v Boston Red Sox
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: Governor Deval Patrick, of Massachusetts, applauds after the singing of the National Anthem during a pre-game ceremony in honor of the bombings of Marathon Monday before a game at Fenway Park on April 20, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Sep 28, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland (18) rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the second inning against the Houston Astros at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox
Sep 28, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland (18) rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the second inning against the Houston Astros at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 28, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland (18) rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the second inning against the Houston Astros at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox
Sep 28, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland (18) rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the second inning against the Houston Astros at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 27, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista (19) is congratulated by first baseman Justin Smoak (14) after his two run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox
Sep 27, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista (19) is congratulated by first baseman Justin Smoak (14) after his two run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 27, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista (19) is congratulated by first baseman Justin Smoak (14) after his two run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox
Sep 27, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista (19) is congratulated by first baseman Justin Smoak (14) after his two run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 27, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista (19) is congratulated by first baseman Justin Smoak (14) after his two run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox
Sep 27, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista (19) is congratulated by first baseman Justin Smoak (14) after his two run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 27, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista (19) is congratulated by first baseman Justin Smoak (14) after his two run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox
Sep 27, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista (19) is congratulated by first baseman Justin Smoak (14) after his two run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
FILE PHOTO: (top L - R) Former Boston Red Sox player Jason Varitek, current player David Ortiz, former player Tim Wakefield wave to the crowd along with (bottom L - R) former Red Sox players Johnny Pesky and Bobby Doerr during the pre-game ceremony as Fenway Park commemorates its 100th year anniversary before the start of American League MLB baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
FILE PHOTO: Former and current Red Sox players wave to the crowd during a pre-game ceremony in Boston, Massachusetts
FILE PHOTO: (top L - R) Former Boston Red Sox player Jason Varitek, current player David Ortiz, former player Tim Wakefield wave to the crowd along with (bottom L - R) former Red Sox players Johnny Pesky and Bobby Doerr during the pre-game ceremony as Fenway Park commemorates its 100th year anniversary before the start of American League MLB baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell (center) and second baseman Dustin Pedroia (right) argue with MLB umpire Mark Wegner (left) against the Houston Astros during the second inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park, Boston, MA, USA, Oct 9, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: ALDS-Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell (center) and second baseman Dustin Pedroia (right) argue with MLB umpire Mark Wegner (left) against the Houston Astros during the second inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park, Boston, MA, USA, Oct 9, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell (center) and second baseman Dustin Pedroia (right) argue with MLB umpire Mark Wegner (left) against the Houston Astros during the second inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park, Boston, MA, USA, Oct 9, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: ALDS-Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell (center) and second baseman Dustin Pedroia (right) argue with MLB umpire Mark Wegner (left) against the Houston Astros during the second inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park, Boston, MA, USA, Oct 9, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Houston Astros players celebrate after game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
MLB: ALDS-Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Houston Astros players celebrate after game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Houston Astros players celebrate after game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: ALDS-Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Houston Astros players celebrate after game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale (41) pitches against the Houston Astros during the fourth inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: ALDS-Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale (41) pitches against the Houston Astros during the fourth inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (2) celebrates after hitting a solo home run against the Boston Red Sox during the eighth inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: ALDS-Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (2) celebrates after hitting a solo home run against the Boston Red Sox during the eighth inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Houston Astros players celebrate after game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: ALDS-Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Houston Astros players celebrate after game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox left fielder Andrew Benintendi (center) is congratulated by right fielder Mookie Betts (50) for hitting a two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: ALDS-Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox left fielder Andrew Benintendi (center) is congratulated by right fielder Mookie Betts (50) for hitting a two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Houston Astros catcher Brian McCann (left) tags out Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland (right) during the third inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: ALDS-Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Houston Astros catcher Brian McCann (left) tags out Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland (right) during the third inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Houston Astros center fielder George Springer (4) hits a single against the Boston Red Sox during the seventh inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: ALDS-Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Houston Astros center fielder George Springer (4) hits a single against the Boston Red Sox during the seventh inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox left fielder Andrew Benintendi (right) hits a two-run home run against Houston Astros catcher Brian McCann (left) during the fifth inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: ALDS-Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox left fielder Andrew Benintendi (right) hits a two-run home run against Houston Astros catcher Brian McCann (left) during the fifth inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers (11) celebrates his inside-the-park home run against the Houston Astros during the ninth inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
MLB: ALDS-Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox
Oct 9, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers (11) celebrates his inside-the-park home run against the Houston Astros during the ninth inning in game four of the 2017 ALDS playoff baseball series at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

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