April 16, 2013 4:51 PM

Royals deal with aftershocks of Boston tragedy

Royals reliever Tim Collins, a Boston-area native, quickly ascertained Monday that none of his relatives were involved in the tragedy resulting from the explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Catcher George Kottaras watched the scenes unfold on television of his former neighborhood and, like so many others, sought to understand the motivation of those who planted the bombs.

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