It took Ryan Flaherty 18 at-bats, but the Orioles infielder finally recorded his first hit of the 2014 season. Orioles manager Buck Showalter watched proudly as Flash put that first “1” in the hit column.

Buck Showalter watches Ryan Flaherty's first hit of the 2014 season - Baltimore Orioles

Interesting note: as bad as things have been for Flaherty this season, he’s just one hit shy of Jonathan Schoop‘s total on the season in the same number of at-bats. Both players have struck out seven times.