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Red-hot Sox streaking into Philly

Updated: May 18, 2012, 7:04 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Boston Red Sox have won six of their past seven games and appear to be firing on all cylinders.

After splitting a two-game set against the Tampa Bay Rays that finished with a 5-3 win for Boston Thursday night at Tropicana Field, the Red Sox are ready for interleague play as they travel to Philadelphia for a three-game series against the Phillies and former Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon.

Boston has received a string of quality starts, and the pitching staff ...

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