3. Awakening offense. The Orioles went to New York with the third-best pitching staff in baseball and a struggling offense. Now, the offense is trending up and the pitching staff is trending way down. While the Orioles tumbled to 18th in team ERA over the past three games, the offense produced 20 runs and a .794 OPS. Tonight, they'll aim to continue to hit against Rick Porcello, who has allowed two runs in 13 2/3 innings since his ERA sat at 7.56 through three starts. The Orioles will have Ryan Flaherty in the lineup to help out -- he enters the day a career .429/.467/.643 hitter against Porcello.