• Aaron Hern, the 12-year-old who was injured in the Boston Marathon bombings April 15, is scheduled to toss the ceremonial first pitch Tuesday. Hern lives in nearby Martinez, and his father, Alan, is head coach of the Alhambra High football team in Martinez. Before Hern was released from Boston Children's Hospital on April 24, he was visited by Reddick, first baseman Brandon Moss and first-base coach Tye Waller on April 22 while the A's were in town playing the Red Sox.
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