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Baltimore Orioles' Ryan Flaherty, center right, is congratulated by teammates, left to right, David Lough, J.J. Hardy, and Steve Clevenger after hitting a three-run home run against the Cleveland Indians in the sixth inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Baltimore Orioles' Ryan Flaherty, center right, is congratulated by teammates, left to right, David Lough, J.J. Hardy, and Steve Clevenger after hitting a three-run home run against the Cleveland Indians in the sixth inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

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