Red Sox pause game in remembrance of Boston Marathon tragedy

Ryan Hannable
April 15, 2015 - 10:50 am

At the request of Mayor Marty Walsh, Wednesday's Red Sox-Nationals was paused at 2:49 p.m. for a moment of silence to remember those affected by the Boston Marathon bombings. Wednesday is the two-year anniversary of the tragedy and April 15 has been declared One Boston Day. The game was paused in between the third and fourth innings. "We as Red Sox are so fortunate to part of the fabric of this city in the connection that was even galvanized further two years ago," manager John Farrell said before the game. "I think it's an extremely worthy pause in today's game -- whenever that will be. Whether it is in the midst of an at-bat, between innings, whenever 2:49 falls on, I think we will all pause for that moment and recall where we were at that specific moment." The Red Sox also had a pregame ceremony to recognize the two-year anniversary.