MLB.com's Stars of the Game: Saturday, Sept. 8

MLB.com's Stars of the Game: Saturday, Sept. 8

MLB.com's Stars of the Game: Saturday, Sept. 8
Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Brett Anderson | Athletics 6, Mariners 1
Anderson allowed one unearned run in six innings to improve to 4-0 with a 0.69 ERA in four starts since returning from Tommy John surgery.
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Jay Bruce | Reds 5, Astros 1
Bruce set a career high with his 33rd homer, his fifth in six games, in the Reds' win.
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Chris Capuano | Dodgers 3, Giants 2
Capuano held the Giants to two runs in seven innings while also singling and scoring a run.
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Cole De Vries | Twins 3, Indians 0
De Vries only allowed four hits over six shutout innings.
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Anthony Gose | Blue Jays 9, Red Sox
After hitting a two-run single in the second inning, the rookie outfielder launched his first career homer, a three-run blast in the ninth that capped Toronto's third consecutive win.
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J.J. Hardy | Orioles 5, Yankees 4
Hardy hit one of three Orioles solo homers as part of a two-RBI night as Baltimore regained a share of first in the AL East.
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Jason Kubel | D-backs 8, Padres 5
Kubel hit two of Arizona's four home runs to reach 29 on the season.
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Brian McCann | Braves 11, Mets 3
McCann notched a career-high-tying four hits, driving in four runs with a two-run double and a two-run homer.
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Jurickson Profar | Rangers 4, Rays 2
Profar, making just his second big league start, lined a two-out, run-scoring double in the top of the 10th inning to give the Rangers a hard-fought win at Tropicana Field.
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Aramis Ramirez | Brewers 6, Cardinals 3
Ramirez went 3-for-3, falling a triple short of the cycle in Saturday's win.
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Chris Sale | White Sox 5, Royals 4
Sale allowed one run over six innings, while fanning six, to pick up his 16th win.
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Jeff Samardzija | Cubs 4, Pirates 3
Samardzija, making his final start of the season due to an innings limit, hurled his first complete game.
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Mike Trout | Angels 6, Tigers 1
Trout opened the first inning with a home run off Justin Verlander, then ended the game by soaring over the wall to rob Prince Fielder of a homer.
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Jayson Werth | Nationals 7, Marlins 6 (10)
The first batter after a two-hour, 33-minute rain delay, Werth delivered a tying homer in the ninth, setting the stage for Washington's walk-off win.
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