MLB.com Stars of the Game: Wed., June 6

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Wed., June 6

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Wed., June 6
Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Nick Blackburn | Twins 4, Royals 2
In his first start since May 16 because of a left quad injury, Nick Blackburn held the Royals to two runs on five hits over five innings to earn the victory.
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Gregor Blanco | Giants 6, Padres 5
Blanco scored twice and had two hits, including a homer that ended the Giants' eight-game long-ball drought.
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Wei-Yin Chen | Orioles 2, Red Sox 1
The rookie southpaw allowed just one run over seven innings as the O's have sole possession of first in the AL East.
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Bartolo Colon | A's 2, Rangers 0
Colon allowed just five singles in eight innings to earn his 18th career win over the Rangers -- tied for second most by any pitcher against Texas.
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Johnny Damon | Indians 9, Tigers 6
Damon drove in two runs and made a leaping catch at the wall to rob Prince Fielder of a homer.
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Randall Delgado | Braves 2, Marlins 1
Delgado was perfect for four, and he finished with 6 1/3 innings of two-hit ball while driving in the decisive run for Atlanta.
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Daniel Descalso | Cardinals 4, Astros 3
Descalso homered in the first inning and prevented the tying run in the eighth inning on a great relay throw to home.
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Paul Goldschmidt | D-backs 6, Rockies 1
Goldschmidt drove in three runs on two doubles and a homer, extending his hitting streak to 14 games.
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Dee Gordon | Dodgers 6, Phillies 5
Gordon's sixth-inning single helped Chris Capuano win his eighth game of the season.
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Zack Greinke | Brewers 8, Cubs 0
Greinke allowed two hits over seven scoreless innings, fanning 12, to improve to 15-0 at Miller Park.
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Edwin Jackson | Nationals 5, Mets 3
A night after Washington's 12-inning win taxed the bullpen, Jackson went seven strong innings to lead the Nats past the Mets.
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Ryan Ludwick | Reds 5, Pirates 4
Ludwick's bases-clearing double was the difference-maker as the Reds extended their lead in the National League Central. Highlights »

Brandon Morrow | Blue Jays 4, White Sox 0
Morrow only allowed two hits while striking out five in a shutout of the White Sox.
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Ivan Nova | Yankees 4, Rays 2
Nova narrowly missed his first career shutout, retiring 12 straight at one point en route to his seventh win.
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Kyle Seager | Mariners 8, Angels 6
Seager had two hits and knocked in four runs to lead the Mariners to a series win over the previously surging Angels.
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