Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Matt Carpenter | Cardinals 7, D-backs 2
Pinch-hitter Carpenter picked up the Cards with a key two-run double in the sixth.
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Bruce Chen | Royals 4, Red Sox 3
The southpaw turned in a quality start to cap the Royals' winning homestand.
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Johnny Cueto | Reds 2, Brewers 1
Cueto threw seven scoreless innings, at one point retiring 12 straight.
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Ike Davis | Mets 10, Phillies 6
After the Mets rallied three times to take the lead for good, Davis blew open the game with a three-run home run, good for a sweep of the Phillies.
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Christian Friedrich | Rockies 6, Padres 2
Friedrich fanned seven in six strong innings, leading the Rockies to a win in his Major League debut.
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Tony Gwynn | Dodgers 6, Giants 2
Gwynn belted a triple off Tim Lincecum with the bases loaded in the fourth, putting the Dodgers ahead for good.
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Omar Infante | Marlins 5, Astros 3 (12)
Infante didn't start the game, but he delivered late, hitting a go-ahead two-run single in the 12th to cap Miami's record road trip.
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Matt Joyce | Rays 4, Yankees 1
Joyce's three-run homer with two outs in the ninth off David Robertson snapped a 1-1 tie.
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Paul Maholm | Cubs 1, Braves 0
Maholm tossed seven scoreless innings, stifling the Braves to win his fourth straight start.
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Andrew McCutchen | Pirates 4, Nationals 2
McCutchen went 4-for-4 with a homer, two RBIs and two runs scored in the win over Washington.
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Brandon Morrow | Blue Jays 5, A's 2
Morrow struck out a season-high 10 batters and allowed just one run across six innings.
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Jake Peavy | White Sox 8, Tigers 1
Peavy allowed one run over seven innings, walking one and striking out five, to improve to 4-1 with a 1.89 ERA.
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Mike Trout | Angels 6, Twins 2
Trout totaled three hits, two RBIs and two runs as the offense finally delivered in Ervin Santana's first win.
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Jason Vargas | Mariners 2, Tigers 1
Vargas struck out six while keeping the mighty Tigers in check for eight innings.
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