MLB.com Stars of the Game: Thursday, July 26

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Thursday, July 26

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Thursday, July 26
Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

A.J. Burnett | Pirates 5, Astros 3
Burnett allowed two runs over 7 1/3 innings, backed by three home runs, as the Pirates began their longest trip of the season with a win.
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Mike Carp | Mariners 4, Royals 1
Carp provided starter Jason Vargas all the offense he would need, hitting a two-out, two-run single in the first inning. Carp finished the game going 3-for-4, with a run scored.
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Chris Davis | Orioles 6, Rays 2
Davis laced a three-run double and added his 16th homer to help the O's snap a three-game skid.
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David Freese | Cardinals 7, Dodgers 4
The third baseman paced the Cardinals' 18-hit attack as St. Louis extended its winning streak to three games to cap its homestand at 6-1.
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Matt Harvey | Mets 3, D-backs 1
Harvey became the first player since 1900 to record 10-plus strikeouts while tallying two hits in his big league debut.
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Jason Kipnis | Indians 5, Tigers 3
Kipnis contributed with every at-bat, recording two hits, a sac fly and a walk in helping the Indians defeat the division-rival Tigers.
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Steve Lombardozzi | Nationals 8, Brewers 2
Lombardozzi hit a three-run triple during the second inning to help the Nats rout the Brewers.
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Travis Snyder | Blue Jays 10, A's 4
Snider's squeeze bunt gave the Blue Jays the lead and he added a key insurance run with an RBI double.
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