Mookie Betts has five home runs in his last seven at-bats

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Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts has had a good couple of days. The 23-year-old launched a trio of home runs — coincidentally enough, one each to left, center, and right field — against the Orioles on Tuesday, finishing 3-for-5.

Betts stayed hot on Wednesday, hitting solo home runs in each of his first two at-bats against Orioles starter Mike Wright. He led off the first inning with a blast to right-center. In the second, shortly after Chris Young hit a two-run shot, Betts smacked a solo shot to left-center to tie the game at 4-4.

For those of you counting at home, Betts’ last seven at-bats: homer, homer, line out, homer, ground out, homer, homer.¬†Betts now has 14 home runs on June 1. He hit 18 dingers in 145 games last year.

There are still seven innings left to play as of this writing.