Xander Bogaerts is one of many Boston Red Sox hitters stepping up to the plate of late.

The Red Sox shortstop has a .409 batting average in his last 21 games, and his 47 hits are the second most in the American League this season.

Hear NESN’s Dave O’Brien and Jerry Remy break down Bogaerts’ recent success in the video from “Red Sox Gameday Live” above.

Thumbnail photo via Greg M. Cooper/USA TODAY Sports Images

Thumbnail photo via Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts