Mark Ellis | Dodgers 2, Padres 1
On the night Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier returned to the lineup, it was Ellis' two-run homer in the sixth that picked up Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers.
Doug Fister | Tigers 7,
Fister threw seven strong innings, allowing one run on three hits and
striking out eight. Highlights »
Jonny Gomes | A's 6, Twins 3
Gomes hit a grand slam as part of a five-RBI night to send the A's to their seventh win in the last eight games.
Justin Masterson | Indians 1, Blue Jays 0
Masterson threw seven shutout innings for the victory, limiting the Blue Jays to five hits with five strikeouts. Highlights »
Joe Nathan | Rangers 3, Mariners 2
Two seeing-eye singles, an error and a wild pitch had Nathan in a pickle, but the Texas closer held on for his 19th save.
Brandon Phillips | Reds 5, Cardinals 3
Phillips went 3-for-4 with two runs scored to help lead the Reds past the Cardinals.
Buster Posey | Giants 5, Astros 1
Posey belted a mammoth 448-foot homer and Madison Bumgarner threw seven strong innings as the Giants opened the second half with a win. Highlights »
David Ross | Braves 7, Mets 5
Filling in while Brian McCann is on paternity leave, Ross blew the game open in the third inning with a three-run shot.
Josh Rutledge | Rockies 6, Phillies 2
In his Major League debut, Rutledge went 2-for-2 with two RBIs, a walk and a stolen base despite having to borrow teammates' shoes, bats and gloves due to a luggage mishap. Highlights »
Alfonso Soriano | Cubs 8, D-backs 1
Soriano went 4-for-4 with two homers, two doubles and five RBIs. Highlights »
Mark Teixeira | Yankees 6, Angels 5
Kevin Youkilis | White Sox 9, Royals 8 (14 innings)
Teixeira's second homer, a three-run shot in the eighth, tied the game and set the stage for the Yankees to complete the comeback win.
Youkilis hung tough in a 14-pitch at-bat to deliver the go-ahead sacrifice fly in the top of the 14th that extended his RBI streak to eight games and ended the marathon series opener.
Jordan Zimmermann | Nationals 5, Marlins 1
Zimmermann didn't allow a run for the first time this season, scattering four hits over six sharp frames in his first career win over Miami.