A week after nothing seemed right for the Red Sox, who stumbled to a season-opening, three-game sweep at the hands of the Orioles, everything is suddenly well in their world.

That makes two straight sweeps for the Sox en route to a six-game winning streak — which is double their longest streak from their non-contending 2020 season.

In sole possession of first place in the American League East, a distinction they hadn’t held at any point since 2018, Boston is showing some encouraging signs across the board coming out of the gate.