MLB.com Stars of the Game: Friday, June 29

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Friday, June 29

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Friday, June 29
Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Aaron Cook | Red Sox 5, Mariners 0
Backed by four home runs, the sinkerball specialist scattered just two hits and needed only 81 pitches to turn in a complete-game gem against Seattle.
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Ryan Flaherty | Orioles 9, Indians 8
In a seesaw slugfest, Flaherty's RBI single in the eighth put the O's on top for good before Xavier Avery provided crucial insurance.
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Jeff Francis | Rockies 10, Padres 2
Francis threw six shutout innings for his first victory of the season and 56th with the Rockies, tying him with Ubaldo Jimenez for third on Colorado's all-time wins list.
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Craig Gentry | Rangers 4, Athletics 3
Gentry's three-run triple in the eighth inning propelled Texas to its big league-best 49th win.
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Aaron Hill | D-backs 9, Brewers 3
Hill became the first player to hit for two cycles in a season since Babe Herman in 1931.
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Desmond Jennings | Rays 4, Tigers 2
Jennings belted a pair of homers off Justin Verlander and made an outstanding grab in left field.
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Josh Johnson | Marlins 6, Phillies 2
Johnson turned in his sixth straight quality start, scattering four hits over six sharp innings to conclude a strong month of June.
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Mike Leake | Reds 5, Giants 1
Leake hurled his first career complete game and added two hits, including his second homer.
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Adam Lind | Blue Jays 7, Angels 5
Lind's two blasts provided the muscle in the Blue Jays' attack, and he drove in four runs.
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Paul Maholm | Cubs 4, Astros 0
Maholm tossed 8 1/3 scoreless innings to win his first game in eight starts.
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Andrew McCutchen | Pirates 14, Cardinals 5
McCutchen went 4-for-5 with four runs scored and capped the Pirates' four-homer attack with a three-run shot in the ninth.
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Luis Mendoza | Royals 4, Twins 3
Mendoza threw eight strong innings, allowing one run on five hits while striking out five.
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Michael Morse | Nationals 5, Braves 4
Morse's eighth-inning solo homer, his fourth hit of the game, led the Nats past the Braves in the opener of an NL East showdown.
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Daniel Murphy | Mets 9, Dodgers 0
Murphy hit a two-run double in the fifth and then broke open the rout with a three-run homer in the seventh -- his third long ball in three games.
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A.J. Pierzynski | White Sox 14, Yankees 7
Pierzynski collected three hits and drilled two of his team's four home runs during a fourth straight win for the White Sox.
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