MLB.com Stars of the Game: Friday, July 27

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Friday, July 27

Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Bronson Arroyo | Reds 3, Rockies 0
Arroyo was sharp in his 6 2/3 innings at Coors Field, leading the way to the Reds' eighth consecutive win.
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Blake Beavan | Mariners 6, Royals 1
Beavan allowed four hits and one run in 6 2/3 innings, while striking out six for his third straight win as the Mariners improved to 5-1 against the Royals.
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Mike Fiers | Brewers 6, Nationals 0
Fiers struck out nine over 6 1/3 scoreless innings to lower his ERA to 1.77 on the season.
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Stephen Fife | Dodgers 5, Giants 3
In his second Major League start, Fife held the Giants to one run in 6 1/3 innings while also doubling for his first big league hit.
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Yasmani Grandal | Padres 7, Marlins 2
The Miami native put San Diego ahead with a bases-clearing triple in a five-run sixth, and he singled and scored the following inning.
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Curtis Granderson | Yankees 10, Red Sox 3
With the Bombers holding on to a three-run lead, the center fielder broke things open with an eighth-inning grand slam as New York now holds an 11 1/2-game lead over last-place Boston.
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Dan Haren | Angels 3, Rays 1
Haren allowed one run over six innings, giving up five hits and a walk, with five strikeouts. The victory raised Haren's record to 8-8 on the season.
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Matt Holliday | Cardinals 9, Cubs 6
Holliday racked up three hits, including his 18th homer, as the Cards set a club record by going deep in five straight innings.
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Jeff Mathis | Blue Jays 8, Tigers 3
Highlighting a four-run fourth inning, Mathis' three-run double put the Blue Jays ahead to stay in the series opener.
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Brian McCann | Braves 6, Phillies 1
McCann became the first player to homer against the Phillies in six consecutive games with a three-run shot in the fifth that broke the game open.
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Michael McKenry | Pirates 6, Astros 5
McKenry went 3-for-4, with two runs scored and a two-run homer.
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Seth Smith | A's 14, Orioles 9
Smith delivered five RBIs off the bench, including a go-ahead, three-run double in the sixth.
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Josh Willingham | Twins 11, Indians 0
Willingham drove in four runs vs. the Indians on an RBI single and a three-run homer.
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