Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:
Josh Beckett | Dodgers 7, Rockies 1
Backed by three two-run homers, Beckett allowed just one run in six innings as the Dodgers kept their hopes alive for the second NL Wild Card spot.
Mashing two home runs and finishing with five RBIs, Beltran led the Cards' charge as they denied the Nats a chance to celebrate while inching toward their own clinch.
Asdrubal Cabrera | Indians 15, Royals 3
Cabrera's grand slam capped off a 10-run fifth inning that lifted the Indians to victory.
Cespedes notched three hits, including a go-ahead solo homer in the eighth.
Highlights » Zack Cozart | Reds 4, Pirates 3
Cozart hit a decisive RBI double with two outs to help the Reds complete their comeback win in the ninth inning.
Highlights » Prince Fielder | Tigers 2, Twins 1
Fielder's go-ahead two-run shot in the eighth has the Tigers on the brink of their second straight AL Central crown.
Highlights » Cole Hamels | Phillies 4, Marlins 1
Hamels completed his final start of the season with a perfect seventh inning, earning his career-high 17th victory.
Highlights » Torii Hunter | Angels 5, Rangers 4 (Game 1)
Hunter went 4-for-5 and hit a go-ahead two-run double with two outs in the ninth inning.
Highlights » Derek Jeter | Yankees 9, Blue Jays 6
Jeter's third hit provided the Yankees with an insurance run during a comeback win that kept them tied atop the American League East.
Highlights » Jim Johnson | Orioles 6, Red Sox 3
Becoming the 10th player in Major League history with 50 saves, Johnson nailed down a sweep of the Red Sox.
Highlights » Bryan LaHair | Cubs 7, D-backs 2
LaHair delivered a pinch-hit two-run single to cap a four-run sixth for the Cubs.
Jordan Lyles | Astros 7, Brewers 0
Lyles tossed a shutout and hit his first career home run.
Napoli hit two homers and finished with six RBIs as Texas clinched its third straight trip to the postseason.
Highlights » Hunter Pence | Giants 7, Padres 5
Pence drove in the winning runs with his two-run homer in the ninth.
Highlights » David Price | Rays 6, White Sox 2
Price became the first 20-game winner in Rays history, keeping the team's playoff hopes alive.
Highlights » David Ross | Braves 6, Mets 2
Ross clubbed a three-run homer in the second inning as the Braves won their 23rd straight game started by Kris Medlen.
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