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    Saturday, April 20th (All times eastern)

    Kansas City Royals (8-6) at Boston Red Sox (11-4), 1:10 p.m.

    Probable Starting Pitchers: Kansas City - James Shields (1-2, 3.43) Boston - Clay Buchholz (3-0, 0.41)

    (Sports Network) - It's been a tragic week for the city of Boston and the surrounding area. A welcome site will be watching the Red Sox and Kansas City Royals taking the field Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park in a delayed opener of a three-game series.

    Boston was in complete lockdown yesterday due to the search for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. The hunt came to an end last night when police captured 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, less than 24 hours after his brother, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was killed early Friday morning following a gun battle with police.

    Saturday, the 101st anniversary of the opening of Fenway Park, will mark a day to remember the three people killed and others who were severely injured in the bombings on Patriots' Day. Also, MIT police officer Sean Collier was fatally shot late Thursday night, allegedly by the Tsarnaev brothers.

    The last game the Red Sox played at home was on Monday. Their 3-2 win over Tampa Bay came a short time before the bombs went off near the finish line of the marathon. The Red Sox, who have won six in a row, then went on the road and swept Cleveland and last night's scheduled series opener with the Royals was postponed due to the manhunt.

    Friday's game will be made up on Sunday as part of a day/night doubleheader.

    "Can't wait to get back on the field to show my love and support for this great city!" Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury tweeted on Saturday morning.

    David Ortiz is expected to make his season debut for the Red Sox. Big Papi has been out this season due to a right Achilles injury that has kept him out since August. In 90 games last year, he hit 23 homers and drove in 60 runs while batting .318.

    Righty Clay Buchholz takes the hill trying for his fourth win. Buchholz has been terrific through his first three starts, winning all three and pitching to a 0.41 ERA. Buchholz was brilliant against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday, as he tossed eight scoreless innings of two-hit baseball.

    Buchholz has faced Kansas City four times and is 3-1 with a 2.19 ERA.

    Kansas City, meanwhile, will hand the ball to righty James Shields, who is 1-2 with a 3.43 ERA. Shields went the distance in a loss to Toronto on Saturday, as he allowed three runs and two hits. He also struck out six and walked three.

    Shields is 8-13 against the Red Sox with a 4.56 ERA in 23 starts.

    Kansas City ended Atlanta's 10-game winning streak on Wednesday, as Wade Davis (2-0) scattered five hits over seven scoreless innings in a 1-0 win. Jeff Francoeur drove in the lone run in the fourth inning for the Royals, who have won six of nine.

    Boston was 4-3 against Kansas City last season.

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      Great 38: Win tickets to Daytona 500

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      News Now: Media General CEO talks about his career, future for company Video included

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      In December, LIN Media and Media General merged to create the second largest broadcasting company in the country. The former CEO and President of LIN Media, Vince Sadusky, was placed at the helm of the new and improved Media General. More>>

      Bill Schifino, Jr talks about being President-Elect of the Florida Bar Video included

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      Earlier this month, Bill Schifino, Jr. was announced as the 2015-16 President-Elect of the Florida Bar. Schifino comes to this position with a strong resume. More>>

      Trio sets off on 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

      Updated:

      Joe Guthrie, Mallory Lykes Dimmitt, and Carlton Ward Jr. are embarking on a journey of a lifetime. The trio are setting off on a 70-day, 900 mile trek across the state???without any automobiles.
      More>>

      How this guide dog helps one blind triathlete chase her Paralympic dream

      Updated:

      Every time Paralympic hopeful Amy Dixon makes it to the end of another grueling triathlon, she knows her trusty companion will be waiting for her at the finish line. Sixteen years after she lost vision in her right eye, which she says she viewed as "a death sentence" at the time,  More>>

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      Updated:

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      Updated:

      Three rhinoceroses escaped from their site at a safari zoo in Israel this week, NBC reported.  More>>

      VIRAL VIDEO: Bossy 4-year-old girl feeds 6 pit bull dogs

      Little Girl Controls Pit Bull Dogs | Future Dog Trainer, Jukin Video on YouTube Little Girl Controls Pit Bull Dogs | Future Dog Trainer, Jukin Video on YouTube
      Updated:

      A video of a very authoritative 4-year-old girl feeding six very obedient pit pulls in the middle of a kitchen has gone viral on the web and is prompting a heated debate about the pit bull breed.
      More>>

      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | January 17-18 Video included

      Updated:

      See 8 fun things happening this weekend in Tampa Bay!
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      Updated:

      Two extravagant comedies, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture. More>>

      109th Tarpon Springs Epiphany: Schedule of Events, Road Closures

      TARPON SPRINGS EPIPHANY CELEBRATION 2011 photo by Sue Thomas TARPON SPRINGS EPIPHANY CELEBRATION 2011 photo by Sue Thomas
      Updated:

      The 109th Epiphany celebration begins Monday, January 5 with the Arrival of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and the blessing of the fleet and continues on Tuesday, January 6 with Epiphany Services, Procession, Cross Dive and Glendi Celebration.  More>>

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