MLB.com's Stars of the Game: Monday, Oct. 1

MLB.com's Stars of the Game: Monday, Oct. 1

MLB.com's Stars of the Game: Monday, Oct. 1
Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Rob Brantly | Marlins 3, Mets 2
Brantly's RBI double in the eighth proved the winning margin for the Marlins against the Mets.
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Miguel Cabrera | Tigers 6, Royals 3
Cabrera produced four hits -- including his league-leading 44th home run -- as he grabbed the lead in all three Triple Crown categories while helping the Tigers secure a second straight AL Central title.
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Robinson Cano | Yankees 10, Red Sox 1
The second baseman hit a leadoff homer and then added a two-run double in New York's nine-run second inning as the Yankees took a one-game lead in the American League East.
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Alex Cobb | Rays 5, Orioles 3
Cobb struck out seven and allowed just two hits over seven strong innings to notch his 11th victory.
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Andre Ethier | Dodgers 3, Giants 2
Ethier launched a two-run homer to give the Dodgers the lead in the fourth.
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Jaime Garcia | Cardinals 4, Reds 2
Garcia hit his second career home run while tossing 6 2/3 strong innings to put the Cardinals in position to clinch a Wild Card berth.
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Anthony Gose | Blue Jays 6, Twins 5 (10)
Gose laced a single up the middle in the 10th to give the Blue Jays a walk-off win.
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Lucas Harrell | Astros 3, Cubs 0
Harrell tossed six shutout innings along with seven strikeouts.
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Kyle Kendrick | Phillies 2, Nationals 0
Kyle Kendrick won his career-high 11th game after throwing seven shutout innings.
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Starling Marte | Pirates 2, Braves 1
Marte tripled and scored in the third inning then hit a go-ahead home run in the fifth.
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Chris Nelson | Rockies 7, D-backs 5 (13)
Nelson had three hits, including a single in the 13th inning that scored Tyler Colvin with the go-ahead run, as the Rockies scored four in the inning to earn the victory.
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Jarrod Parker | A's 4, Rangers 3
The 23-year-old rookie right-hander struck out six over six-plus innings and earned his 13th win in a playoff-clinching victory for the A's.
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Hector Santiago | White Sox 11, Indians 0
Santiago struck out 10 over seven scoreless innings as Chicago did its part to try to remain in postseason contention.
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Mike Trout | Angels 8, Mariners 4
Trout went 4-for-5 and finished a homer shy of the cycle while continuing to present his case for the AL MVP award.
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Rickie Weeks | Brewers 5, Padres 3
One of three Brewers to hit home runs, Weeks launched a two-run shot that ended up being the difference to help Milwaukee claim a winning record in 2012.
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