Patience pays off as the Red Sox begin to develop their own identity

There were several days early in this Red Sox season when it was a better idea to look at the calendar instead of the scoreboard

The Red Sox humiliated the White Sox, 16-3, on Tuesday night. They are 10-3 since being swept by Chicago and are riding a six-game win streak

Here’s why you have to trust the calendar: The Red Sox scored 95 runs in their first 29 games. They have scored 95 in the 13 games since

After a day off on Monday, Kiké Hernández hit the pitch of the game from Dylan Cease over the fence in left field

All nine starters had at least one hit and scored one run. All but Xander Bogaerts had at least one RBI

Rafael Devers homered leading off the fourth. Then came a six-run fifth inning highlighted by Christian Vázquez’s three-run homer

As Cora said a few weeks ago when times were tough, it’s about winning series