It’s certainly been an up and down season for the Boston Red Sox, but they seem to be trending upward.

Boston took its first game of the series against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night and are now eight games above .500. The team still is behind the Tampa Bay Rays for a Wild Card spot, but there’s plenty of time to catch up.

And Andrew Benintendi thinks he knows what needs to happen in order for the Red Sox to “get going.”

To hear Benintendi’s postgame comments, check out the “NESN Sports Today” video above, presented by People’s United Bank.