Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:
Aaron Cook | Red Sox 5, Mariners 0
Backed by four home runs, the sinkerball specialist scattered just two hits and needed only 81 pitches to turn in a complete-game gem against Seattle.
In a seesaw slugfest, Flaherty's RBI single in the eighth put the O's on top for good before Xavier Avery provided crucial insurance.
Highlights » Jeff Francis | Rockies 10, Padres 2
Francis threw six shutout innings for his first victory of the season and 56th with the Rockies, tying him with Ubaldo Jimenez for third on Colorado's all-time wins list.
Highlights » Craig Gentry | Rangers 4, Athletics 3
Gentry's three-run triple in the eighth inning propelled Texas to its big league-best 49th win.
Highlights » Aaron Hill | D-backs 9, Brewers 3
Hill became the first player to hit for two cycles in a season since Babe Herman in 1931.
Highlights » Desmond Jennings | Rays 4, Tigers 2
Jennings belted a pair of homers off Justin Verlander and made an outstanding grab in left field.
Johnson turned in his sixth straight quality start, scattering four hits over six sharp innings to conclude a strong month of June.
Highlights » Mike Leake | Reds 5, Giants 1
Leake hurled his first career complete game and added two hits, including his second homer.
Highlights » Adam Lind | Blue Jays 7, Angels 5
Lind's two blasts provided the muscle in the Blue Jays' attack, and he drove in four runs.
Highlights » Paul Maholm | Cubs 4, Astros 0
Maholm tossed 8 1/3 scoreless innings to win his first game in eight starts.
Highlights » Andrew McCutchen | Pirates 14, Cardinals 5
McCutchen went 4-for-5 with four runs scored and capped the Pirates' four-homer attack with a three-run shot in the ninth.
Highlights » Luis Mendoza | Royals 4, Twins 3
Mendoza threw eight strong innings, allowing one run on five hits while striking out five.
Highlights » Michael Morse | Nationals 5, Braves 4
Morse's eighth-inning solo homer, his fourth hit of the game, led the Nats past the Braves in the opener of an NL East showdown.
Highlights » Daniel Murphy | Mets 9, Dodgers 0
Murphy hit a two-run double in the fifth and then broke open the rout with a three-run homer in the seventh -- his third long ball in three games.
Highlights » A.J. Pierzynski | White Sox 14, Yankees 7
Pierzynski collected three hits and drilled two of his team's four home runs during a fourth straight win for the White Sox.
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