After a lousy 2020 season, Red Sox DH J.D. Martinez is off to a torrid start, including three homers Sunday.
— J.D. Martinez came off the COVID-19 list and hit three home runs, powering the Boston Red Sox past the Baltimore Orioles 14-9 Sunday for their sixth straight win.
— Rafael Devers homered and the Boston Red Sox scored twice in the 10th inning on a wild pitch and an RBI single by Christian Vázquez to extend their winning streak to five games with a 6-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night.
The Boston Red Sox placed J.D. Martinez on the COVID-19 injured list before Saturday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles.
— Randy Arozarena got twisted around in deep right field on J.D. Martinez’s two-run double with two outs in the bottom of the 12th inning, sending the Boston Red Sox past the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Tuesday night.
— Christian Vázquez homered, Xander Bogaerts had three hits and J.D. Martinez went for extra bases for the seventh game in a row on Wednesday to help the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-2 and complete a three-game sweep.
— Xander Bogaerts kept running, and the suddenly potent Boston Red Sox offense kept scoring.
— The early returns certainly look good for the Baltimore Orioles.
— Orioles left-hander John Means was supposed to start the 2020 opener in Boston before a sore arm landed him on the injured list.
— Maikel Franco drove in two runs after another Boston error, Pedro Severino had his second two-hit game in a row and Matt Harvey made his Orioles debut on Saturday in Baltimore's 4-2 victory over the Red Sox.
Eduardo Rodríguez won in his return from heart inflammation that caused him to miss the 2020 season, allowing three runs over five innings to lead the Red Sox over Baltimore.
— Eduardo Rodríguez won in his return from heart inflammation that caused him to miss the 2020 season, allowing three runs over five innings Thursday to lead the Boston Red Sox over Baltimore 7-3 Thursday in the Orioles' home opener.
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J.D. Martinez had a big baserunning blunder in the eighth inning, but redeems himself in the bottom of the 12th inning with a two-out, two-run walk-off double to give the Red Sox a 6-5 win over the Rays. Randy Arozarena probably should have made the play, but turned the wrong way and just missed the catch.
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