Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 5/23/12
Daniel Nava turned up the heat on Baltimore first. In the sixth inning of Wednesday's 6-5 victory over the Orioles, the Red Sox outfielder clobbered a solo shot, marking the team's first home run of the game. On the ensuing at-bat, Kelly Shoppach took a cue from Nava. The catcher –– who like Nava entered the game with one long ball –– crushed Orioles reliever Luis Ayala's fastball into the left-field stands. Two innings later, Scott Podsednik went yard in his second game for Boston. It was the outfielder's first major-league home run since Sept. 6, 2010, when he was...

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