1. Streaky vs. streaky. With two seven-game winning streaks, it's clear the Orioles are streaky this year. But so are the Royals. Kansas City opens a series at Camden Yards tonight looking to halt a four-game skid, which immediately followed a six-game winning streak that elevated the defending champs to 30-22 and first place. Despite shoddy starting pitching before Sunday, the Orioles have won four of five. Can the Birds keep the Royals down and continue their winning ways?