The Orioles hope J.J. Hardy is ready to play as they open a three-game series with Cincinnati.
A cautionary tale of the 2011 Red Sox, who entered September with a nine-game division lead. Boston's ugly final month ended with a loss in Baltimore.
The Orioles fall short of the series sweep after losing to the Twins 6-4.
Kevin Gausman pitched into the eighth inning, but the Minnesota Twins beat the Orioles 6-4 to end their winning streak.