Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:
Matt Belisle | Rockies 2, D-backs 1
Belisle recorded the final out for his third save of the year after entering with two out and runners at the corners in the ninth.
The second baseman went deep twice to give him a career-high 43 homers and tied his career high with six RBIs as New York clinched the AL East by sweeping Boston.
Chase Headley | Padres 7, Brewers 6
Headley locked up the NL RBI crown with 115, adding two RBIs on a 2-for-3 evening.
In the season finale, Hefner struck out seven over 7 1/3 innings, allowing just one run to close the Mets' season with a win.
Highlights » Austin Jackson | Tigers 1, Royals 0
Jackson's double in the fifth inning plated the lone run as the Tigers won the rubber game on Miguel Cabrera's historic night at Kauffman Stadium.
Highlights » Edwin Jackson | Nationals 5, Phillies 1
Jackson became the fifth Nationals pitcher to reach double digits in wins as Washington clinched home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.
Highlights » Dan Johnson | White Sox 9, Indians 0
Johnson hit three homers -- his only three of the season -- for the first time in his career and drove in five runs to help the White Sox close out the 2012 season with a victory.
Highlights » Clayton Kershaw | Dodgers 5, Giants 1
Kershaw wrapped up the season by striking out eight and allowing one run and three hits in eight innings.
Highlights » Evan Longoria | Rays 4, Orioles 1
Longoria played the role of Mr. 162 for the second straight season, belting three homers to send the Rays into the offseason on a high note.
Highlights » Shelby Miller | Cardinals 1, Reds 0
Miller, the Cardinals' top pitching prospect, took a no-hitter into the sixth and finished with six scoreless one-hit frames, plus seven strikeouts and two walks in Game 162.
Highlights » Brandon Morrow | Blue Jays 2, Twins 1
Morrow allowed just one run across eight innings, while striking out a season-high 11 hitters.
Highlights » Evan Scribner | A's 12, Rangers 5
Scribner fired three scoreless innings of relief to earn the win as the A's rallied from four runs down and snatched the AL West crown from Texas.
Highlights » Ben Sheets | Braves 4, Pirates 0
Sheets struck out two during a perfect first inning in what he says was the final start of his big league career.
Highlights » Casper Wells | Mariners 12, Angels 0
Wells hit a three-run homer and a two-run single to help lead Mariners in the season finale.
Highlights » Travis Wood | Cubs 5, Astros 4
Wood allowed one run in 6 1/3 strong innings and aided his cause with a two-run single.
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