Tuesday night’s Red Sox-Indians game would have been one where everyone talked about Terry Francona managing against the Red Sox for the first time.
But after Monday’s events at the Boston Marathon, Francona’s pregame news conference centered around the place he called home for eight years.
“[Patriots’ Day] is so special to the people in Boston. They’re so proud of that day,” Francona said.
The typically joyful day in Boston was rocked Monday when two bombs exploded near the finish line of the race. Hear what else the former Sox manager had to say in the video above.