Mookie Betts had four hits, two of them home runs as the Red Sox beat the Phillies 7-3. That's three straight wins for the Sox.

Betts drove in three runs and also made a couple of great catches in rightfield.

Xander Bogaerts added two hits and three RBI in a 12 hit night for the Sox.

The bullpen came through again after starter Brian Johnson left the game in the 3rd inning with a shoulder issue. Four relievers pitched 6.1 shutout innings against Philly. That's 21.1 innings of shutout pitching for the bullpen.

With the Yankees losing again out west, the (37-28) Red Sox get within two games of NY for the lead in the AL East.

Chris Sale starts in Philly tonight to close out the four game set.

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