MLB.com Stars of the Game: Tuesday, July 3

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Tuesday, July 3

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Tuesday, July 3
Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Yonder Alonso | Padres 9, D-backs 5
Alonso homered and doubled to lead the surging Padres to their season-high fourth consecutive victory.
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Wei-Yin Chen | Orioles 5, Mariners 4
Despite a no-decision, Chen was brilliant, taking a perfect game into the seventh and striking out nine batters.
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Tyler Colvin | Rockies 3, Cardinals 2
Colvin's three-run homer -- his second homer in as many games -- carried Colorado to victory.
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Luis Cruz | Dodgers 3, Reds 1
In his second day with the Dodgers, the newly recalled Cruz doubled in the tiebreaking run and stole home to spark a seventh-inning rally.
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Chipper Jones | Braves 10, Cubs 3
After being named to the NL All-Star team, Jones went 5-for-5 with four RBIs.
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Garrett Jones | Pirates 8, Astros 7
Jones hit a huge two-run homer in the seventh to help lift the Bucs into a tie for first in the NL Central.
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Adam Lind | Blue Jays 6, Royals 3
Lind went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer that capped a six-run fourth inning and broke a 3-3 tie. It was Lind's third homer in 22 at-bats since his return from the Minor Leagues.
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Jose Lopez | Indians 9, Angels 5
Lopez led a 14-hit Tribe attack by going 3-for-4 with the game-tying RBI and an insurance run in the fifth inning.
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Brandon Moss | A's 3, Red Sox 2
The first baseman came off the bench and delivered a pinch-hit game-tying RBI single in the ninth, setting the stage for Coco Crisp's walk-off sac fly.
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Daniel Murphy | Mets 11, Phillies 1
Murphy tallied four hits and drove in four runs while falling a homer shy of the cycle.
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Aramis Ramirez | Brewers 13, Marlins 12
Ramirez drilled a two-run double in the third inning and added a two-run, walk-off homer in the 11th.
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Sean Rodriguez | Rays 7, Yankees 4
In a see-saw game, Rodriguez gave the Rays a lead they would keep with a two-run homer in the fourth, sending the Yankees toward a second loss in as many nights.
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Josh Willingham | Twins 8, Tigers 6
Willingham had one of the Twins' three home runs against Detroit, finishing the night 2-for-3 with three RBIs.
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Kevin Youkilis | White Sox 19, Rangers 2
Youkilis, making his home debut with the White Sox, went 3-for-6 with four RBIs and hit the first of the club's four home runs in his first at-bat to start the rout.
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Jordan Zimmermann | Nationals 9, Giants 3
Only an 85-minute rain delay in the seventh could stop Zimmermann, as he allowed two runs and struck out seven in six-plus innings for the win.
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