MLB.com's Stars of the Game: Tuesday, Sept. 4

MLB.com's Stars of the Game: Tuesday, Sept. 4

MLB.com's Stars of the Game: Tuesday, Sept. 4
Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Ryan Braun | Brewers 8, Marlins 4
Braun drove in Milwaukee's first run, and after Miami took the lead, his two-out dribbler down the third-base line plated the go-ahead run in the seventh.
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Jay Bruce | Reds 2, Phillies 1
With the Reds trailing by a run in the sixth inning, Bruce homered for the third straight game and for the fourth time in five games, drilling a decisive two-run blast.
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Alex Cobb | Rays 5, Yankees 2
Cobb shrugged off a two-run first inning to complete seven frames en route to his ninth win, which pulled the Rays within 1 1/2 games of New York.
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Logan Forsythe | Padres 6, Dodgers 3 (11)
After an intentional walk loaded the bases with one out in the 11th, Forsythe came through with a go-ahead, two-run single to lift the Padres.
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Aaron Hill | D-backs 8, Giants 6
Hill tallied a career-high five hits, falling a triple shy of his third cycle this season.
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Ian Desmond | Nationals 11, Cubs 5
Desmond hit one of six Nats homers and drove in four runs as Washington banged out 19 hits in cruising past the Cubs.
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Eduardo Escobar | Twins 18, White Sox 9
Playing his first game with the Twins since being traded by the White Sox on July 29 in the Francisco Liriano deal, Escobar went 2-for-4 with a double, walk, three RBIs and two runs scored.
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Jaime Garcia | Cardinals 5, Mets 1
Garcia allowed just one unearned run while hurling 7 1/3 stellar innings to beat the Mets.
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Zack Greinke | Angels 6, A's 1
Greinke allowed one run over seven innings, winning his third straight start and moving the Angels within 3 1/2 games of the A's in the Wild Card standings.
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Jeremy Guthrie | Royals 6, Rangers 3
Guthrie went seven strong frames and struck out five to earn his fourth straight win as the Royals evened the series at one game apiece.
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Brock Holt | Pirates 6, Astros 2
Playing in just his fourth big league game, the Bucs' 20th-ranked prospect by MLB.com turned in his first four-hit game and scored two runs.
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Ryan Lavarnway | Red Sox 4, Mariners 3
Lavarnway's first home run of the season lifted the Red Sox to their first win in eight games of this road trip.
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Justin Masterson | Indians 3, Tigers 2
Masterson allowed just a two-run homer to Miguel Cabrera during his six-inning outing as Cleveland topped Detroit by one run for the second straight game.
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Jordan Pacheco | Rockies 6, Braves 0
Pacheco extended his hitting streak to 13 games by going 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored.
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Mark Reynolds | Orioles 12, Blue Jays 0
Reynolds went 3-for-4 with four RBIs and two runs scored, connecting for a three-run homer in the fifth to break a scoreless tie and send the Orioles on their way to a rout that pulled them into a tie with the Yankees for first place in the American League East.
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