MLB.com's Stars of the Game: Wednesday, Sept. 5

MLB.com's Stars of the Game: Wednesday, Sept. 5

MLB.com's Stars of the Game: Wednesday, Sept. 5
Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Dustin Ackley | Mariners 2, Red Sox 1
Ackley did the damage for the Mariners, driving in both of Seattle's runs on a bases-loaded single.
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Trevor Cahill | D-backs 6, Giants 2
Cahill retired the first 16 batters he faced and didn't allow a hit until the seventh, eventually giving up two runs in 6 1/3 innings.
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Kevin Correia | Pirates 6, Astros 3
Correia allowed one run on four hits over six innings in his first start since Aug. 20.
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Rajai Davis | Blue Jays 6, Orioles 4
Davis went 2-for-4 with three RBIs, connecting for a solo homer in the third inning, then breaking the game open in the seventh with a bases-clearing single that gave the Blue Jays a 6-2 lead.
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Ryan Dempster | Rangers 7, Royals 6
Dempster struck out eight in six quality innings for his fourth straight win as the Rangers held on late to regain the edge in the series.
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R.A. Dickey | Mets 6, Cardinals 1
Dickey held St. Louis to two runs in 6 2/3 innings, helping him become the first MLB pitcher to reach 18 wins.
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Doug Fister | Tigers 7, Indians 1
Fister kept the Tribe in check, going seven innings while allowing just one run on Wednesday.
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Dan Haren | Angels 7, A's 1
Haren led the Angels to a sweep of the A's with six innings of one-run ball.
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Erik Kratz | Phillies 6, Reds 2
The big backstop clubbed a three-run homer as Philadelphia topped Cincinnati.
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Adam LaRoche | Nationals 9, Cubs 1
Continuing his torrid stretch, LaRoche capped the Nats' four-run third with his 28th homer, a two-run shot that broke the game open.
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Russell Martin | Yankees 6, Rays 4
Martin snapped one tie with a fourth-inning double, and his homer two innings later broke another tie, helping the Yankees reclaim sole possession of first place in the AL East.
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Mike Minor | Braves 1, Rockies 0
Minor did not allow a hit until the seventh inning en route to his eighth win of the season .
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Alex Rios | White Sox 6, Twins 2
Rios hit a grand slam in the first inning and then added a two-run shot in the sixth to account for all the White Sox runs as Jake Peavy picked up his 10th win.
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Rickie Weeks | Brewers 8, Marlins 5
Weeks hit a pair of two-run home runs as he tied a career high with four RBIs in leading Milwaukee's offense.
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