1. .500. The Orioles have won three straight for the first time since Aug. 5-7, and today have a chance to get back to .500 for the first time since they were 56-56 on Aug. 7. In winning the first two games of this series, the Orioles have again put themselves more seriously in the playoff conversation, as they're back to within two games of the second wild-card spot. Can they leave Boston within one game of a postseason berth?