Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out.
Jake Arrieta | Orioles 7, Pirates 1
Making a spot start after a recent demotion to the bullpen, Arrieta allowed one run and struck out nine in seven innings.
Aybar's first homer of the season -- a leadoff shot in the ninth -- broke a tie and helped lift the Angels to their fifth straight series win over the Dodgers.
Highlights » Brennan Boesch | Tigers 8, Cubs 4
As part of his 4-for-5, two-RBI performance, Boesch ripped a solo shot in the seventh to pad Detroit's lead at Wrigley Field.
Highlights » Matt Cain | Giants 10, Astros 0
Cain pitched the first perfect game in Giants history and 22nd overall, striking out a career-best 14 batters.
Highlights » R.A. Dickey | Mets 9, Rays 1
The veteran knuckleballer set a new Mets record with 32 2/3 scoreless innings en route to a one-hitter for his MLB-high-tying 10th victory.
Highlights » Felix Doubront | Red Sox 10, Marlins 2
The left-hander, who flirted with a no-no, allowed just two runs on three hits and fanned nine batters.
Highlights » Alcides Escobar | Royals 4, Brewers 3 (11)
Escobar hit a two-out, two-run triple in the bottom of the ninth to tie the score at 3 and force extra innings, where the Royals beat the Brewers in the 11th on a walk-off, bases-loaded walk.
Gentry drove in the game's lone run on a two-out hot shot in the eighth inning that went off third baseman Ryan Roberts' glove into left field.
Highlights » Curtis Granderson | Yankees 3, Braves 2
With a sixth-inning two-run homer, Granderson turned a one-run deficit into a lead the Yankees would keep en route to their sixth straight win.
Highlights » Brandon Inge | A's 10, Rockies 8
Inge put Oakland on top with a two-run double in the ninth inning to cap his three-RBI night.
Lance Lynn | Cardinals 1, White Sox 0
Lynn struck out a career-high 12 for his 10th win, which ties him with the Mets' Dickey for the Major League lead.
Marquis picked up his first Padres win with 6 1/3 dominant innings, outdueling Hector Noesi in Seattle.
Highlights » Tyler Moore | Nationals 6, Blue Jays 2
Moore drove in his first five Major League runs, including two homers and a double.
Highlights » Brandon Phillips | Reds 5, Indians 3
Phillips went 3-for-3 with three RBIs, including a two-run homer, and made a nice barehanded grab on defense as the Reds made it two straight against the Tribe.
Highlights » Jim Thome | Phillies 9, Twins 8
Thome crushed a mammoth 466-foot blast as part of a four-RBI night to help the Phillies stave off a furious Twins rally.
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