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

Gordon Beckham | White Sox 7, Indians 2
Entering play with just nine hits (.153) and two RBIs, Beckham went 3-for-4 with his first home run and two RBIs.
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Trevor Cahill | D-backs 5, Nationals 1
Cahill shut down Bryce Harper and the Nats, allowing just one run in 7 1/3 innings.
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A.J. Ellis | Dodgers 7, Rockies 6
Ellis hit an RBI double and added a two-run homer to power the Dodgers past the Rockies.
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David Freese | Cardinals 10, Pirates 7
Freese's three-run homer broke a 2-2 tie and paved the way for the Redbirds' rousing win. Highlights »

Austin Jackson | Tigers 9, Royals 3
Jackson went 4-for-5 with a two-run double, a run scored and a stolen base.
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Matt Joyce | Rays 3, Mariners 1
Joyce hit a solo homer and RBI triple in Evan Longoria's absence.
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Mark Kotsay | Padres 2, Brewers 0
Kotsay hit a pinch-hit, two-run homer in the eighth inning to account for the only runs in the Padres' victory.
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Brett Lawrie | Blue Jays 8, Rangers 7
Lawrie hit a walk-off homer to cap the Blue Jays' comeback.
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Brian Matusz | Orioles 7, Yankees 1
Matusz stifled the Yankees for 6 1/3 innings to earn his first win since last June and deliver Buck Showalter's 1,000th win as a manager.
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John Mayberry | Phillies 4, Braves 2
After entering as a pinch-hitter, Mayberry doubled in the eighth and scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch.
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Ricky Nolasco | Marlins 2, Giants 1
Nolasco improved to 4-0 with a 0.87 ERA in four starts at AT&T Park, allowing a run in 7 1/3 innings.
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Jarrod Parker | A's 5, Red Sox 3
The righty allowed just one run over 6 2/3 frames en route to his first big league win.
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Chris Snyder | Astros 6, Mets 3
Snyder gave the Astros a big cushion with a monster three-run homer in the second inning off Mets starter Jon Niese.
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Jerome Williams | Angels 4, Twins 0
Williams throws three-hitter for his first shutout in nine years.
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