04/16/2013 12:05 am ET

Athletes React To Boston Marathon Bombing (TWEETS)

The explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday shocked the nation. In the aftermath of the horrific bombing, several prominent professional athletes took to Twitter to express their shock and sorrow as well as to share their prayers for those affected.

LeBron James, Michael Vick and Aly Raisman were among those athletes to react on Twitter. Not long after completing a game at Fenway Park, Red Sox players Jacoby Ellsbury and Will Middlebrooks also responded, as did Tampa Bay's David Price.

Athletes React To Boston Marathon Explosions