Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:
Homer Bailey | Reds 1, Pirates 0
Tossing the Reds' 16th no-hitter and the first since Tom Browning's perfect game in 1988, Bailey allowed just two baserunners and struck out 10.
Castro went deep twice in his first career multi-homer effort as the Astros pushed the Brewers to the brink of elimination from playoff contention.
Highlights » Shin-Soo Choo | Indians 8, Royals 5
Choo logged a pair of RBI doubles as the Indians beat the Royals to give Sandy Alomar Jr. a win in his managerial debut.
Stephen Drew | A's 8, Mariners 2
Drew's two-run homer in the third inning broke a 1-1 tie and gave the A's the lead for good.
Doumit was responsible for all four Minnesota runs, two coming on a homer, the other two on a double.
Highlights » Lucas Duda | Mets 3, Braves 1
Duda belted a go-ahead three-run homer in the seventh inning off Tim Hudson.
Highlights » Ryan Flaherty | Orioles 9, Red Sox 1
The second baseman's first career grand slam capped a six-run first inning as Baltimore moved another step closer toward the postseason.
Highlights » Russell Martin | Yankees 11, Blue Jays 4
Martin's sixth homer of September was also his 20th of the season, a new career high, and broke open what would become a rout at Rogers Centre.
Highlights » Yadier Molina | Cardinals 12, Nationals 2
Molina hit a two-run homer as part of a three-RBI night, helping the Cards rout the Nats in the series opener.
Highlights » Alex Rios | White Sox 3, Rays 1
Rios went 3-for-4 and finished a triple shy of the cycle in leading the White Sox to a crucial win over the Rays and back to within a game of the first-place Tigers.
Highlights » Pablo Sandoval | Giants 3, Padres 1
Sandoval drove in what proved to be the decisive runs with a two-run double.
Highlights » Giancarlo Stanton | Marlins 2, Phillies 1
In his first game back from injury, Stanton set a career high with his 35th homer, a mammoth shot to get Miami on the board.
Highlights » Mark Trumbo | Angels 7, Rangers 4
Trumbo totaled three run-scoring hits, plus made a key catch in left, helping Jered Weaver become the AL's first 20-game winner.
Highlights » Justin Upton | D-backs 8, Cubs 3
Upton's two-run homer capped a three-run fifth inning as the D-backs topped the Cubs.
Shane Victorino | Dodgers 8, Rockies 0
Victorino broke the game open for Clayton Kershaw in the second inning, hitting a three-run homer to give the Dodgers a 4-0 lead.
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