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WHEN IT COUNTS: Boston has hit .339 (41-for-121) with RISP in the last 13 games and ranks 3rd in the AL with RISP since 5/22 (.305, 83-for-272)…Since 5/22, 5 Red Sox are hitting over .300 with RISP: Bogaerts (T-4th in AL, .444), Pedroia (.423), Ramirez (.394), Betts (.333), Sandoval (.333).

redsox_uehara[1]BETTS IN THE AL: Mookie Betts, the reigning AL Player of the Week (his first such award), has hit safely in a career-high 12 straight games, batting .479 (23-for-48) with 5 2B, 2 3B, 3 HR, 9 RBI, 3 BB, SB…It is the longest hit streak by a Red Sox since Brock Holt’s 12-gamer from 8/6/18/14…The last longer Red Sox hitting streak was a 19-gamer by Jacoby Ellsbury from 6/19-7/11/13.
· This span has increased his AVG from .234 to .276…Betts has the most AB this year (279) among major leaguers that do not have a GIDP, most by a Red Sox to begin a season since 1994 (Otis Nixon, 398).

RAKING THE RAYS: David Ortiz has more 2B (60), XBH (107), RBI (153), and BB (147) against Tampa Bay than any other player in history…Only Derek Jeter (260) has played more games vs. the Rays franchise than Ortiz (216).
· David Ortiz’s 30 HR and 76 RBI at Tropicana Field are the most here for any visiting player…In fact, only 8 Rays players have hit more homers at the ballpark.


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