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Red Sox get 5 unearned runs in 7-1 win over Orioles

Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia celebrates after scoring on a single by Allen Craig during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Monday, April 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BOSTON (AP) — The way Justin Masterson was pitching, he didn’t need much help. The Orioles gave it to him, anyway.

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2 years after bombings, a festive Boston Marathon mood

Dustin Hicks, right, of Temple Terrace, Fla., proposes to Laura Bowerman after crossing the finish line of the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Boston. Bowerman accepted the proposal. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON (AP) — The weather was cold and damp but the atmosphere festive at Monday’s running of the Boston Marathon, two years after pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line and shattered one of sports’ most cherished events.

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Things to look for in Monday’s Boston Marathon

A woman poses at the Boston Marathon finish line, a day ahead of the 119th running of the race, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Boston, Mass. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Marathon will never be just another race again. The twin bombs at the finish line of the 2013 race made sure of that.

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Adam Jones powers Orioles past Red Sox 8-3

Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones follows through on his swing after hitting a two-run home run off a pitch by Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Boston. The Orioles won 8-3. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

BOSTON (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles lost a couple of quality hitters to free agency during the offseason.

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For Boston winner Meb Keflezighi, a year of thanks

Pedestrians pass a photograph of Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard, Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Boston, at the spot where the second bomb detonated at the marathon in 2013. The 119th Boston Marathon will be run on Monday. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BOSTON (AP) — Ever since Meb Keflezighi won last year’s Boston Marathon, the first race after the finish-line bombings and the first win for an American man in more than 30 years, fans have been gravitating to him wherever he goes.

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