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

Jacoby Ellsbury | Red Sox 5, Rays 2
Ellsbury hit a two-out, two-run homer to break up Alex Cobb's no-hitter in the sixth and give Boston a lead it wouldn't relinquish as it put a crimp in Tampa Bay's playoff aspirations.
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Nate Jones | White Sox 5, Twins 4
Jones tossed 2 2/3 scoreless innings, part of four shutout innings by the White Sox bullpen, in a key victory over the second-place Tigers.
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Starling Marte | Pirates 3, Cubs 0
Marte gave the Pirates all the offense they needed with a two-run triple in the third inning.
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Nate McLouth | Orioles 10, Mariners 4
McLouth homered to lead off the game, and Baltimore didn't look back, routing Seattle and moving within a half-game of the AL East-leading Yankees.
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Hunter Pence | Giants 2, Rockies 1
Pence's RBI single produced the game-winning run in the sixth inning.
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Martin Prado | Braves 7, Marlins 5
Prado tied a career high with four hits, including a single to drive in the first run and one to drive in the last run.
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Jimmy Rollins | Phillies 3, Mets 1
Rollins belted a home run in the fifth inning that was originally ruled a triple, but overturned by video replay.
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