MLB.com Stars of the Game: Thursday, Aug. 16

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Thursday, Aug. 16

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Thursday, Aug. 16
Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Clay Buchholz | Red Sox 6, Orioles 3
A bright light during a tough time, the right-hander picked up his team-leading 11th win and notched seven strikeouts, three of which came on just nine pitches during the sixth inning.
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Craig Gentry | Rangers 10, Yankees 6
Gentry made his first hit since July 29 count, snapping a seventh-inning tie with a two-out double that drove in a pair of runs and gave Texas a lead it would keep.
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Corey Hart | Brewers 7, Phillies 4
With Milwaukee trailing by a run in the eighth inning, Hart drilled a two-out grand slam to sink Philadelphia in the series opener at Miller Park.
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Matt Harvey | Mets 8, Reds 4
Harvey went a career-best 7 2/3 innings and recorded the first RBIs of his career with a two-run double in New York's win.
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Chipper Jones | Braves 6, Padres 0
On his bobblehead night, Jones went deep twice -- the second marking career hit No. 2,700 -- to back Kris Medlen's superb shutout.
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Garrett Jones | Pirates 10, Dodgers 6
Jones hit two three-run homers to lift A.J. Burnett to his NL-high-tying 15th victory.
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David Price | Rays 7, Angels 0
Price became the first pitcher to reach 16 wins, scattering three hits over seven scoreless innings with eight strikeouts.
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Alex Rios | White Sox 7, Blue Jays 2
Rios hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to break open a one-run game for the White Sox, who hit five home runs, including four solo shots, to help Francisco Liriano earn his first win since being acquired in July.
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Josh Rutledge | Rockies 5, Marlins 3
In his first career pinch-hit at-bat, Rutledge delivered a go-ahead RBI triple in the seventh inning.
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Dan Straily | A's 3, Royals 0
Straily tossed 6 1/3 scoreless innings and allowed three hits for his first Major League victory, as the A's snapped a three-game skid.
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Chris Young | D-backs 2, Cardinals 1
Young hit the game-winning homer in the ninth off Cardinals closer Jason Motte.
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