Picture of the Day: World Series trophy at the Boston Marathon finish line

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There was a touching tribute by the Red Sox on their “rolling rally” through the streets of Boston this morning, as the World Champions made a special stop at the Boston Marathon finish line, the site of the bombings from this past April.

As part of the team’s tribute, Jonny Gomes placed the World Series trophy draped with a “BOSTON STRONG 617” jersey on the finish line. Here’s a look at the scene:

Very cool.

UPDATE: Here’s video from the tribute at the finish line, which included a rendition of “God Bless America.”

Dustin Fowler is suing the White Sox over an outfield collision

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Tom Schuba of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that Athletics outfielder Dustin Fowler has filed suit against the White Sox for negligence. Fowler sustained a season-ending injury during a collision at Guaranteed Rate Field last June and is also bringing the lawsuit against the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority agency, as neither party took measures to secure the ballpark’s unpadded electrical box that exacerbated his injuries.

The 22-year-old outfielder was just two outs into his major league debut with the Yankees when the incident occurred. Fowler tracked a Jose Abreu foul ball down the first base line and flipped over the short railing. He was noticeably limping after colliding with a knee-high electrical box at the wall and collapsed to the ground within seconds before being carted off the field.

The official diagnosis: a ruptured patellar tendon and season-ending surgery on his right knee. Per Schuba’s report, which can be read here in full, Fowler has claimed “‘severe and permanent’ external and internal injuries, as well as mental pain and anguish” following the collision.

No specific demands have been publicized yet. Fowler is said to be seeking money from both the White Sox and the Sports Facilities Authority, likely enough to cover the “large sums” he spent on medical care for the surgery and related treatments.