And then the Orioles took two of three in the Bronx, shutting the
Now they go to Fenway, where they took three of four in their last trip, a precursor to their final-weekend demolishing of the
The Orioles can also win their fourth consecutive series, something they never did last season -- the closest they came was finishing the year having won four of five series in September.
We saw how much the opening games of these series are tone-setters. Even though
Tonight's series opener against the Red Sox will be no different, espectially with rookie left-hander
The Orioles have won just two games of Lester's 18 career starts against them, but one of those wins came Sept. 28, when the Orioles beat the Red Sox in a regular-season finale Boston fans surely haven't forgotten.
But this series is about 2012, not 2011, and -- interestingly enough -- it's the Orioles who are trumpeting that claim.