After the Baltimore Orioles jumped out to an early 5-0 lead Friday night, the Boston Red Sox desperately needed a spark on offense.

Luckily for the home nine, Xander Bogaerts provided just that.

The shortstop put the Red Sox on the board with a loud two-run home run over the Green Monster in the second inning.

The long ball was Bogaerts’ eighth of the season.

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