MLB.com Stars of the Game: Monday, May 14

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Monday, May 14

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Monday, May 14
Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Miguel Batista | Mets 3, Brewers 1
Tossing seven scoreless innings, Batista came up big on a night the Mets' offense had just three hits and scored one of its runs on a suicide-squeeze bunt.
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Gregor Blanco | Giants 3, Rockies 2
Blanco homered among three hits and scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning.
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Bruce Chen | Royals 3, Rangers 1
Chen struck out seven and held the potent Rangers to one run in 6 2/3 innings.
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Shin-Soo Choo | Indians 5, Twins 4
Choo connected for a two-out single that broke a 4-4 tie in the ninth inning after the Twins rallied with three runs in the eighth.
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Ian Desmond | Nationals 8, Padres 5
Desmond had three hits, including a two-run double that put the Nats up for good, in the series opener.
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Freddy Galvis | Phillies 5, Astros 1
Galvis drove in two runs on three hits to help lead the Phillies to a win over the Astros.
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Clayton Kershaw | Dodgers 3, D-backs 1
Kershaw pitched seven shutout innings, outdueling Ian Kennedy in a matchup that included an exchange of brushback pitches.
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Jon Lester | Red Sox 6, Mariners 1
The southpaw completely dominated Seattle's offense as Boston won its fourth straight game.
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Brad Lincoln | Pirates 3, Marlins 2
Filling in for Erik Bedard, Lincoln saved Pittsburgh's bullpen by throwing six solid innings and holding Miami to just a pair of runs.
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Brandon Phillips | Reds 3, Braves 1
Phillips, an Atlanta native, hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the eighth and scored an insurance run to lift the Reds over the Braves.
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Sean Rodriguez | Rays 7, Blue Jays 1
Capping a six-run fifth inning, Rodriguez ripped a two-run double as Tampa Bay pulled away to win in Toronto.
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Tyson Ross | Athletics 5, Angels 0
Ross' six dominant innings set the tone as the A's handed the Angels their eighth shutout.
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Alfonso Soriano | Cubs 6, Cardinals 4
Soriano's single in the eighth inning scored Tony Campana as the go-ahead run in the Cubs' win.
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Mark Teixeira | Yankees 8, Orioles 5
Teixeira snapped a tie in the seventh inning with his fifth homer, putting the Yanks ahead of the O's to stay.
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Dayan Viciedo | White Sox 7, Tigers 5
Viciedo hit a two-run homer and then drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a single in the sixth to help the White Sox overcome a pair of three-run deficits.
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