RED SOX NOTES (40-45)
THE RED SOX have recorded back-to-back come-from-behind victories for the 1st time this season…Have won 3 consecutive games, going 7-2 (.778) in their last 9 overall…Improved to 12-9 (.571) at Fenway Park since 5/23.
· Own the best Interleague record since 2003 at 146-85 (.632), posting a 7-4 record against NL opponents this season…Are 21-10 (.677) all-time vs. MIA, winning 6 straight games against the Marlins since the start of 2012.
· Have erased a deficit 6 times in their last 4 games, scoring 2+ runs in 5 of those frames…In that span, their opponents have combined for 4 blown saves.
XANDER BOGAERTS (2-for-4, 2B, 3 RBI) delivered the game-winning, 3-run single with 2 outs in the bottom of the 7th…The last Red Sox 3-run single in the regular season was by Gary Allenson vs. DET on 9/11/82…Jacoby Ellsbury hit a 3-run single in Game 3 of the 2008 ALDS.
· Has collected hits in 6 consecutive games, posting a .462 AVG (12-for-26) with 4 R, 3 2B, and 7 RBI in that span…Owns a .388 AVG (26-for-67) with RISP this season, including a .500 mark (14-for-28) since 6/7.
TRAVIS SHAW (3-for-4, R) recorded his 1st career hits in his 1st career start at Fenway Park.
WADE MILEY (6.2 IP, 7 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 9 SO) kept alive his 4-game home winning streak…Recorded a season-high 9 SO, his most since 8/16/14 at MIA (also 9)…Has thrown more than 6.0 IP with 3 ER or less in 6 straight starts at Fenway, the longest streak by a Red Sox starter since Jon Lester from 6/1-7/20/14 (also 6 games).
BROCK HOLT (1-for-4) extended his hitting streak to a season-high 7 games, during which he is batting .323 (10-for-31) with 3 R, RBI, and 3 BB…Has started 29 of the Red Sox’ last 30 games since 6/5, reaching base via hit or BB in 27 of those (36-for-117, .308 AVG, 7 2B, 3 3B, HR, 17 BB).