Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out.
Darwin Barney | Cubs 4, Tigers 3
Barney drove in three runs and scored the go-ahead run on an error in the eighth.
The righty yielded just one run and fanned a season-high nine batters to end Boston's four-game skid.
Highlights » Madison Bumgarner | Giants 6, Astros 2
Bumgarner did it all, drilling his first career home run while striking out 12 to improve to 13-2 over his last 16 starts at home.
Highlights » Everth Cabrera | Padres 5, Mariners 4
Cabrera's RBI triple was the final blow in a four-run sixth inning against Felix Hernandez.
Highlights » Johnny Cueto | Reds 7, Indians 1
Retiring 24 of 29 hitters after allowing an RBI single in the first, Cueto settled in for a complete-game victory over the Indians in the opener of the Ohio Cup.
Espinosa's two-run homer proved to be the difference as the Nationals won their fifth straight.
Highlights » Colby Lewis | Rangers 9, D-backs 1
Lewis threw his second straight complete game, holding the D-backs to just one run in a four-hitter.
Highlights » Brandon Moss | Athletics 8, Rockies 5
Moss hit a pair of upper-deck homers against the Rockies, finishing 2-for-4 with 3 RBIs. Moss is just the 32nd player in Coors Field history to hit a ball into the third deck.
A.J. Pierzynski | White Sox 6, Cardinals 1
Pierzynski went 3-for-4, including a two-run homer in a decisive four-run eighth-inning rally, to help the White Sox secure a win for rookie left-hander Jose Quintana at Busch Stadium.
Plouffe had three hits, scored three runs and had three RBIs, including a two-run homer in the second inning.
Highlights » Luis Mendoza | Royals 2, Brewers 1
Mendoza pitched six innings before allowing his first hit to the Brewers. Mendoza ended up allowing just one run while striking out four.
Highlights » Juan Rivera | Dodgers 5, Angels 2
One pitch after Andre Ethier's tying single in the eighth, Rivera belted a three-run homer to cap the Dodgers' two-out rally and down his former team.
Highlights » Brian Roberts | Orioles 8, Pirates 6
Roberts looked his old self, going 3-for-4 with an RBI in his first game in 13 months.
Highlights » Alex Rodriguez | Yankees 6, Braves 4
Rodriguez tied Lou Gehrig for the all-time lead in grand slams with his 23rd, setting the stage for a comeback win at Atlanta.
Highlights » Jordany Valdespin | Mets 11, Rays 2
Valdespin delivered a go-ahead two-run single and drove in a career-high four runs.
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