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Oakland A’s players visit young bomb victim in hospital

When Oakland Athletics first base coach Tye Waller came up to first baseman Brandon Moss and outfielder Josh Reddick and asked if they had any interest in visiting an 11-year-old boy who had been wounded in the Boston Marathon bombings a week ago, their responses were immediate.

“I said, ‘100 percent,’ ” Moss recalled. “Anything -- anything -- you can do to brighten especially a kid’s day.”

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