After losing the first two games of the road trip by a combined 25-11, the Orioles season looked to be heading south.Now, theyve won five straight, their third five-game winning streak of the season. On Monday night, theyll go for a four-game sweep in Cleveland and try for their longest streak of the year.The Orioles have been better on the road than at home this season. Theyre 28-22 away from Oriole Park, but hadnt had a winning road trip in more than two months.Zach Britton, who had a sloppy loss on Tuesday in Minnesota, pitched six shutout innings on Sunday. Britton and Chris Tillman, who lost the first two games of the trip, both turned in crisp starts this weekend.Luis Ayala allowed two runs in 2 13 innings. Over his last 11 innings, Ayala has allowed six earned runs and his ERA has moved up from 1.96 to 2.83.Even though Jim Johnson picked up his major-league 30th save, he was shaky, allowing a run in the ninth as the Orioles nearly frittered away a 4-0 lead.A win on Monday would put the Orioles at eight games over .500. They havent been there since June 29 when they beat the Indians in Baltimore.
In a thriller in Foxboro, the Patriots handed Kansas City its first loss of the season.
It wasn't pretty but the Rams slipped past the Broncos to remain the lone unbeaten in the NFL.
Remember when the Lions beat New England on Sunday Night Football and folks were ready to bury the Patriots? Yeah... how did that 'hot take' work out?
Will the real Redskins please stand up? A win over the Panthers moved the Skins up three spots. Give the Redskins this, they are consistently unpredictable.
The Ravens are on the rise and Marcus Mariota is happy the Titans won't have to play Baltimore again.
Marcus Mariota had terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) October 14, 2018
He is the 1st player since Guido Merkens in 1987 to be sacked 10+ times with 10-or-fewer comp per @EliasSports.
Merkens' instance came in a strike game for the Eagles. pic.twitter.com/A6sFf2Tl8J
So the Cowboys have an offense now? Or does Jacksonville not have an elite defense anymore?
And the Bears let Brock Osweiler throw for 380 yards. Yes. You read that correct. 380 yards.
How far will the Bears drop because of that dreadful defensive performance?
The Kerrigan family is about to make a big-time addition to its roster.
Ryan and his wife, Jessica, already have two very, VERY, very, very cute bulldogs in their household.
But on Tuesday, the two announced in separate Instagram posts that Jessica is 18 weeks pregnant and that a third human Kerrigan will arrive in 2019.
"Can I eat dis sign aftur da picturr iz over?" George the bulldog said when reached for comment on the news.
"How did dey gett such a smawl jerzey for da baby alreddy?" Franklin the other bulldog added.
This is all very wonderful.
Come next March, the world is about to get a little precious-er.
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