MLB.com Stars of the Game: Sat., June 2

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Sat., June 2

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

Miguel Cabrera | Tigers 4, Yankees 3
Cabrera recorded his 22nd career multihomer game, smashing two moonshots to center to help Detroit edge the visiting Yankees.
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Matt Cain | Giants 2, Cubs 1
Cain pitched into the ninth inning, allowing just a homer while striking out seven in winning his fifth straight start.
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Brooks Conrad | Brewers 5, Pirates 1
Conrad blasted a two-run shot for his first hit of the season and added a sacrifice fly.
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R.A. Dickey | Mets 5, Cardinals 0
Following Johan Santana's historic no-hitter, Dickey was masterful in a shutout of the Cardinals, striking out nine and notching win No. 8 to tie the MLB lead.
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Aaron Harang | Dodgers 6, Rockies 2
Harang worked six solid innings and, combined with bullpen, thwarted Carlos Gonzalez in critical moments.
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Daniel Hudson | D-backs 4, Padres 2
Hudson threw eight strong innings for the win, allowing two runs on five hits and striking out five.
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Brian Matusz | Orioles 2, Rays 1
Matusz held the Rays to one run on two hits in 7 1/3 innings to help the O's snap their six-game losing streak.
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Brandon McCarthy | A's 9, Royals 3
McCarthy returned from the disabled list to pitch six innings of two-run ball as the A's snapped their nine-game losing skid.
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Trevor Plouffe | Twins 7, Indians 4
Plouffe went 2-for-4 with three RBIs, including a two-run single in a four-run first inning and a solo homer in the sixth that broke a 4-4 tie and gave the Twins the lead for good.
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Nick Punto | Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 1
Nick Punto finished a triple short of the cycle, going 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Highlights »

Hanley Ramirez | Marlins 5, Phillies 4
With a pair of homers, Ramirez matched his total from a season ago, and his 10th dinger of the year was a go-ahead two-run shot to help beat Philly.
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Michael Saunders | Mariners 10, White Sox 8 (12)
Saunders hit a two-run homer for one of his career-high four hits in Saturday's win.
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Stephen Strasburg | Nationals 2, Braves 0
Strasburg fanned nine over seven shutout innings to lead the Nats to the win in the series opener.
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Joey Votto | Reds 12, Astros 9
Votto was perfect at the plate, going 4-for-4 with a two-run homer that sparked a high-powered night in Houston.
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Ernesto Frieri | Angels 3, Rangers 2
Frieri recorded the final four outs, including a strikeout of Josh Hamilton with the bases loaded to end the game, as the Angels crept to within 3 1/2 games of the first-place Rangers.
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