BOSTON — Wilson Ramos went deep again and scored on Denard Span’s inside-the-park homer, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 12-6 on Saturday for their eighth consecutive victory.

It’s the longest winning streak for Tampa Bay since taking nine in a row in July 2014. The resurgent Rays have won 9 of 10 to move within one game of .500 at 12-13.

Johnny Field and Carlos Gomez also connected for Tampa Bay, and Matt Duffy finished with four hits.

Field’s three-run drive in the ninth was his first career homer.

Ramos belted a two-run shot in the third against David Price, extending his homer streak to three games.

Boston lost for the fifth time in seven games. It also had to replace star outfielder Mookie Betts after the fourth inning because of tightness in his right hamstring.

The Red Sox left 10 runners on base and struck out 14 times, including one at the end of each inning.

“It’s still early but when we were swinging the bats well, we were putting the ball in play with two strikes, staying in the middle of the field,” Boston Manager Alex Cora said. “Right now we’re striking out too much. We had chances. We had chances to put them away early in the game.”

Rafael Devers homered for the Red Sox, and Price (2-3) was charged with six runs, five earned, and eight hits in 5 2/3 innings against his first major league team.

Ryan Yarbrough (1-1) got the win with four innings in relief of rookie starter Yonny Chirinos, who recorded just six outs.

Gomez’s leadoff drive in the seventh made it 7-5, and Field extended Tampa Bay’s lead with a drive to left against Brian Johnson.

The first of the Rays’ three homers never left the park. Ramos led off the second with a double and scored when Span’s sinking line drive got past Jackie Bradley Jr. and rolled slowly to the wall in center. Span was already at third by the time Andrew Benintendi got over from left and fielded the ball.

Initially called a three-base error on Bradley, the call was changed the following inning and Price was tagged with two earned runs.

“The ball was hit toward me and I missed it,” Bradley said.

The Rays added two in the third when Ramos drove a 0-2 pitch from Price out to left after a double by C.J. Cron.

Benintendi hit a leadoff double in the third, Hanley Ramirez singled and J.D. Martinez drew a walk to load the bases for Xander Bogaerts, who delivered an RBI single to left. That was all for Chirinos.

Yarbrough prevented any further damage with a pair of strikeouts and a soft liner by Nunez to shortstop.

NOTES: Steven Wright (knee surgery) was reinstated from the disabled list, then placed on the restricted list so he can serve a 15-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy.

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