The Orioles stood on the verge of a three-game sweep of the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. Just not for very long.
The Red Sox greeted Orioles starter Kevin Gausman with four straight hits before there was an out made in the first inning, the last two of which landed beyond the reach of anyone in the Orioles outfield, for back-to-back home runs.
That was about it. The Orioles offense had no answer against former teammate Eduardo Rodriguez, who took a no-hitter bid into the fifth inning on the way to a 6-2 victory before an announced 35,522 at Camden Yards that ended the Orioles’ four-game winning streak.
Rodriguez, who was dealt to the Red Sox for premier setup...