MLB.com Stars of the Game: Fri., June 8, 2012

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Fri., June 8, 2012

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Fri., June 8, 2012
Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Erik Bedard | Pirates 4, Royals 2
Bedard tossed seven strong innings, allowing five hits, two runs and three walks, while striking out five, as the Bucs won for the 10th time in 13 games.
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Miguel Cairo | Reds 6, Tigers 5 (10)
Cairo started the Reds' game-winning rally in the 10th with a triple and scored the winning run on Wilson Valdez's squeeze bunt.
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Matt Harrison | Rangers 5, Giants 0
Harrison threw his third career shutout, allowing just five hits as the Rangers won for the first time at AT&T Park.
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Corey Hart | Brewers 9, Padres 5
Hart hit a leadoff home run in the first and hit a second solo shot in the fifth.
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Jason Heyward | Braves 4, Blue Jays 3 (10)
Heyward hit an RBI double and scored on a balk in the sixth, then hustled out an infield hit, stole third and scored the winning run on an error in the 10th.
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Torii Hunter | Angels 7, Rockies 2
Hunter hit a pair of two-run homers and collected six RBIs in his debut at Coors Field in Denver.
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Matt Joyce | Rays 5, Marlins 1
Joyce scored the first and the last run, and in between, he gave the Rays a cushion with his 10th homer of the season.
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Hiroki Kuroda | Yankees 9, Mets 1
Kuroda took a no-hitter into the sixth and allowed just one hit over seven scoreless innings.
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Jed Lowrie | Astros 8, White Sox 3
Lowrie hit a two-run homer, one of three Houston blasts, and drove in three runs to help the Astros secure an Interleague win against the White Sox in Chicago.
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Kevin Millwood | Mariners 1, Dodgers 0
Before his bid for another no-no was cut short by injury, the veteran dominated the NL West-leading Dodgers.
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Stephen Strasburg | Nationals 7, Red Sox 4
In his first start at Fenway Park, Strasburg tossed a career-high 119 pitches and struck out 13, while allowing four hits.
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Josh Tomlin | Indians 6, Cardinals 2
Tomlin surrendered just two runs over seven strong innings to improve to 4-0 lifetime in Interleague Play.
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Shane Victorino | Phillies 9, Orioles 6
In an Interleague slugfest at Camden Yards, Victorino drove in five and ended his night a triple shy of the cycle to help the Phillies snap a six-game losing streak.
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Josh Willingham | Twins 8, Cubs 7 (10)
Josh Willingham hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th for his second walk-off in the past 10 days. Willingham went 2-for-5 with a run scored.
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Ryan Roberts | D-backs 9, A's 8
Roberts' walk-off homer ended a comeback that saw Arizona erase a six-run deficit.
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