Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:
Travis Blackley | A's 3, Rangers 1
Blackley limited the Rangers to one run over seven innings to earn the win in a matchup with Texas star Yu Darvish.
Fielder tallied two hits, scored once and drove in an insurance run.
Highlights » Carlos Gomez | Brewers 2, D-backs 1
In the bottom of the ninth inning, Gomez stole second, advanced to third on an errant throw and scored the game-winning run on another throwing error.
Highlights » Phil Hughes | Yankees 4, White Sox 2
Hughes rebounded from a two-run first to complete eight innings on a hot day in the Bronx, helping the Yanks earn a split with the White Sox.
Kershaw stumbled a bit out of the gates but gutted out seven innings, striking out nine, to help the Dodgers end a seven-game losing streak.
Highlights » Justin Masterson | Indians 6, Orioles 2
Masterson allowed two runs (one earned) and struck out seven over seven innings to pick up his fifth win.
Highlights » Jason Motte | Cardinals 5, Pirates 4
Motte helped get the Cards out of a jam in the eighth, stranding the tying run at third, and notched a clutch four-out save.
Highlights » Ricky Nolasco | Marlins 5, Phillies 2
Despite feeling sick, the righty held the Phillies to a pair of runs without walking a batter in seven sharp innings.
Highlights » Dustin Pedroia | Red Sox 2, Mariners 1
After going 162 at-bats without a homer, the second baseman hit a game-tying blast in the eighth to help the Red Sox earn a split of their series against the Mariners.
Highlights » Trevor Plouffe | Twins 10, Royals 8
Plouffe hit two of the Twins' season-high four homers, including his team-leading 18th of the season.
Highlights » Buster Posey | Giants 4, Reds 3
The NL's starting All-Star catcher hit two RBI singles, then doubled and scored the winning run in the ninth.
Highlights » Huston Street | Padres 2, Rockies 0
Street celebrated his first All-Star berth with his 12th save in 12 tries and a San Diego series win.
Highlights » Mike Trout | Angels 10, Blue Jays 6
Hours after being selected to the All-Star Game, the young phenom hit a go-ahead home run as part of a two-hit, three-run day.
Highlights » Travis Wood | Cubs 3, Astros 0
Wood hurled 7 2/3 scoreless innings and sparked the decisive three-run rally in the sixth with a leadoff double.
Highlights » Ryan Zimmerman | Nationals 8, Braves 4
Zimmerman was a triple shy of the cycle and drove in four runs as the Nationals earned the series win in Atlanta.
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