Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:
Miguel Cabrera | Tigers 4, Indians 0
Cabrera went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored, and made a fantastic defensive play in Detroit's win.
Cespedes sparked the A's offense with a two-run blast, his 19th of the year and third in the past four games.
Highlights » Luis Cruz | Dodgers 8, Cardinals 5
Cruz collected a career-high four RBIs, delivering the big blow with a go-ahead, three-run homer in the sixth as the Dodgers cut their NL Wild Card deficit to one game.
Yu Darvish | Rangers 9, Mariners 3
Darvish struck out nine over seven innings of one-run ball before the Texas offense piled on late.
Dobbs delivered two hits, including an upper-deck homer off Reds starter Bronson Arroyo.
Mauro Gomez | Red Sox 8, Blue Jays 5
After Brett Lawrie tied the game in the eighth, Gomez's heroic two-run triple in the ninth put the Red Sox on top for good.
Kimbrel struck out the side on 10 pitches in the ninth, then got the win when the Braves walked off on an error to take the series opener.
Highlights » John Mayberry | Phillies 12, Astros 6
Mayberry went 3-for-5 with three RBIs in Friday's win over the Astros.
Highlights » Kendrys Morales | Angels 9, Royals 7
Morales delivered a pinch-hit, two-run homer in a decisive eighth inning as the Angels gained ground in the American League Wild Card race with a comeback win in the series opener.
Highlights » Jon Niese | Mets 7, Brewers 3
Niese allowed just two runs over six quality innings to notch his career-high-tying 11th victory.
Highlights » Hunter Pence | Giants 6, D-backs 2
Pence belted his third career grand slam to highlight a five-run inning.
Highlights » David Price | Rays 6, Yankees 4
Price fanned six in seven strong innings as the Rays pulled within three of the Yankees and O's.
Highlights » Chris Rusin | Cubs 7, Pirates 4
Rusin retired the first seven batters he faced and took a no-hitter into the fifth en route to his first big league win.
Highlights » Chris Sale | White Sox 6, Twins 0
Sale was on top of his game one night after his start opposite Detroit's Justin Verlander was rained out. The lefty posted his 17th win by allowing just three hits and striking out five, walking none, over six scoreless innings.
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