MLB.com Stars of the Game: Sat., May 26

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Sat., May 26

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

Mark Buehrle | Marlins 5, Giants 3
Buehrle made some nifty defensive plays while holding the Giants to two runs in 7 1/3 innings, remaining unbeaten this month.
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Alberto Callaspo | Angels 5, Mariners 3
With his club trailing by one run, Callaspo delivered a pinch-hit grand slam in the sixth inning off Felix Hernandez to lift the Angels to their fifth straight win.
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Andy Dirks | Tigers 6, Twins 3
Dirks contributed two doubles, the second of which drove in two runs during the Tigers' four-run fifth inning.
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A.J. Ellis | Dodgers 6, Astros 3
Ellis hit a walk-off, three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to help the Dodgers avoid their first three-game losing streak of the season.
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Josh Hamilton | Rangers 8, Blue Jays 7
With Texas trailing by one run in the 13th inning, Hamilton ripped a two-run walk-off blast, his 20th homer of the season.
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Eric Hosmer | Royals 4, Orioles 3
Hosmer went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, driving in the go-ahead run with a single in the eighth and scoring the game-tying run after hustling for an infield double in the seventh.
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Kyle Kendrick | Phillies 4, Cardinals 0
Kendrick needed just 94 pitches to hurl his first career shutout and second complete game.
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Andrew McCutchen | Pirates 3, Cubs 2
McCutchen had two hits, two stolen bases and a run scored in Saturday's win.
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John McDonald | D-backs 8, Brewers 5
McDonald hit a three-run shot as the D-backs knocked Zack Greinke out in the third.
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Brandon Phillips | Reds 10, Rockies 3
Phillips went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, including one on a double to left, and scored twice.
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Jarrod Saltalamacchia | Red Sox 3, Rays 2
The Boston catcher came off the bench and blasted a two-run walk-off homer as the Sox reached .500 again.
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Johan Santana | Mets 9, Padres 0
Santana tossed a four-hit shutout, the ninth of his career, striking out seven and retiring 16 consecutive Padres at one point.
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Mark Teixeira | Yankees 9, A's 2
Teixeira homered for two of his four hits and drove in five runs in the Yanks' fourth consecutive win.
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Dayan Viciedo | White Sox 14, Indians 7
Viciedo paved the way in a White Sox blowout win, driving in five runs, including a two-run homer.
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Chad Tracy | Nationals 8, Braves 4
Tracy's MLB-leading ninth pinch-hit RBI gave the Nats the lead for good as they secured the series win over the rival Braves.
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