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Red Sox homecoming will aid the healing

CLEVELAND — When the Red Sox left on the team bus to Logan Airport Monday after a Patriots Day victory over the Rays, the trip started like any other, except for the fact that it was early because of the 11 a.m. game.

At some point en route, word spread of the bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line, leaving players and personnel wondering what they’d left behind.

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