Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:
Jay Bruce | Reds 6, Astros 5
Bruce hit the go-ahead home run against the Astros in the eighth inning, making it his fourth straight game with a homer.
Floyd held the Red Sox hitless into the seventh inning and struck out nine over 6 2/3 innings to end Chicago's five-game losing streak and Boston's six-game winning streak.
Highlights » Matt Garza | Cubs 5, Phillies 1
Garza tossed seven shutout innings, allowing one hit and a walk while striking out 10.
Highlights » CC Sabathia | Yankees 6, Tigers 2
Sabathia tossed eight impressive innings, allowing just two runs on four hits while striking out eight.
Edwin Encarnacion | Blue Jays 7, Mariners 2
Encarnacion hit his third home run in as many games to help clinch the Blue Jays' series with the Mariners.
Loney's two-run single plated the only runs of the game as the Dodgers completed the sweep.
Highlights » Wade Miley | D-backs 8, Marlins 4
Miley didn't allow a hit until the sixth and held the Marlins to an unearned run in 6 1/3 innings.
Highlights » Josh Willingham | Twins 7, Royals 4
Willingham was 3-for-5 and a home run short of the cycle in his first game back from paternity leave.
Highlights » Ike Davis | Mets 6, Rockies 5 (11)
Davis' 11th-inning RBI single was the go-ahead hit in the Mets' win.
Highlights » Tim Hudson | Braves 4, Pirates 3
In his 2012 debut following offseason back surgery, Hudson delivered five tenacious innings before the Braves pushed past the Pirates to make him a winner.
Highlights » Derek Lowe | Indians 4, Angels 0
Lowe scattered three hits over 7 2/3 innings against the Angels to win his fourth game of the season for the Indians.
Highlights » Wilson Betemit | Orioles 5, Athletics 2
Betemit hit a three-run, walk-off homer.
Highlights » Jonathan Lucroy | Brewers 3, Cardinals 2
Lucroy had two hits, including a go-ahead two-run double in the sixth.
Highlights » Madison Bumgarner | Giants 4, Padres 1
Bumgarner won his fourth straight start by allowing just six hits and one run in 7 2/3 innings.
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