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

Edwin Encarnacion | Blue Jays 8, Mariners 3
Encarnacion blasted his career-high 40th homer of the season to help chase Felix Hernandez early.
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Torii Hunter | Angels 6, A's 0
Hunter had three hits, including a homer to kick off a six-run inning and an RBI single to cap it.
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Derek Jeter | Yankees 2, Red Sox 0
Jeter tied Willie Mays for 10th place on the all-time hits list with a key RBI single to help the Yankees keep a share of first in the AL East.
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Jason Kipnis | Indians 5, Rangers 4
Kipnis delivered a go-ahead two-run homer in the ninth inning, handing Joe Nathan his first blown save since April.
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Jed Lowrie | Astros 6, Phillies 4
Lowrie put the Astros in front with a pinch-hit two-run double in the eighth inning.
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Lance Lynn | Cardinals 2, Dodgers 1
Lynn made a successful return to the rotation, striking out seven and allowing just one run over six innings to help the Cards extend their NL Wild Card edge to two games.
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Taylor Teagarden | Orioles 3, Rays 2 (14)
With the Orioles down a run in the seventh, Teagarden ripped a go-ahead two-run double for his club's first two runs en route to an eventual sweep.
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Josh Willingham | Twins 4, Royals 3 (10)
Willingham belted his 34th home run in the first and drew a bases-loaded walk in the eighth as the Twins rallied late for a walk-off win.
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