Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:
Johan Santana | Mets 4, D-backs 3
With seven gritty innings, including a strikeout on his final pitch, Santana earned his first win since Sept. 2, 2010.
Hernandez delivered eight innings of one-hit ball to help Seattle snap a seven-game losing streak.
Highlights » Chris Capuano | Dodgers 5, Cubs 1
Capuano extended his streak of consecutive scoreless innings to 18 2/3, improving to 4-0 with seven innings of three-hit ball.
Highlights » Adam Dunn | White Sox 3, Tigers 2
Dunn rocketed a monstrous two-run homer to right field off Tigers closer Jose Valverde in the ninth inning to give the White Sox a dramatic comeback victory.
Wilson allowed two runs over eight innings while striking out nine as the Albert Pujols-less lineup heated up.
Highlights » Chris Johnson | Astros 8, Cardinals 2
Johnson hit his first career grand slam off Jaime Garcia in the first inning.
Highlights » Mark Buehrle | Marlins 4, Padres 1
In his first complete game since 2010, Buehrle held San Diego to just five hits and gave a taxed Miami bullpen the night off.
Highlights » Gio Gonzalez | Nationals 7, Phillies 1
Gonzalez's seven innings pitched and key double helped the Nats rout the Phillies.
Highlights » Jason Hammel | Orioles 8, Red Sox 2
Hammel took a shutout into the seventh before being charged with two runs, allowing four hits and striking out eight for his fourth win.
Highlights » Adrian Beltre | Rangers 5, Indians 2 (11)
Beltre belted a pinch-hit three-run home run to put the Rangers ahead in the top of the 11th inning.
Highlights » Felipe Paulino | Royals 5, Yankees 1
Paulino struck out six over six scoreless innings in his season debut.
Highlights » Madison Bumgarner | Giants 5, Brewers 2
Bumgarner won his fifth straight start, allowing one run in seven innings and contributing an RBI double.
Highlights » Jonny Gomes | A's 4, Rays 3 (12)
Gomes hit a go-ahead homer in the 12th and made an outstanding catch in the 10th.
Highlights » James McDonald | Pirates 3, Reds 2
McDonald held the Reds to one run on six hits with seven strikeouts over 6 1/3 innings for his second consecutive victory.
Chipper Jones | Braves 13, Rockies 9
Jones' career-high tying five RBIs helped Atlanta rally from an early six-run deficit against Colorado.
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