Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:
Joaquin Arias | Giants 8, Padres 7
Arias collected three hits that each drove in a run, smacking a solo homer and two RBI singles.
Castro's three-hit, two-RBI game brought him within a homer of the cycle in the nightcap.
Yoenis Cespedes | Athletics 8, Indians 5
Cespedes homered and knocked in three to back an eight-inning gem by Bartolo Colon as Oakland won its third striaght.
Cruz belted a go-ahead two-run homer in the fifth inning to help the Rangers even their series in Toronto.
Highlights » Johnny Cueto | Reds 5, Cubs 3 (Game 1)
Cueto allowed just two runs in eight innings to become the NL's first 16-game winner.
Highlights » Chris Davis | Orioles 3, Tigers 2
Davis hit a three-run homer to break a scoreless tie and make a winner out of Zach Britton.
Highlights » Ike Davis | Mets 2, Nationals 0
Davis' two-run homer in the seventh provided the game's only runs as Jon Niese outdueled Edwin Jackson in the Mets' win.
Highlights » Nathan Eovaldi | Marlins 6, Rockies 5
Eovaldi enjoyed his best start since being acquired by Miami, holding Colorado to one run in 6 2/3 frames and earning the win when the Fish held on.
Highlights » Cole Hamels | Phillies 4, Brewers 3
Striking out 10 and allowing three runs over 7 2/3 innings, Hamels notched his 14th win and halted the Brewers' eight-game home winning streak.
Highlights » John Jaso | Mariners 3, Twins 2
Jaso continued a career week with a pinch-hit, walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Mariners to their fourth straight win.
Highlights » Jon Lester | Red Sox 4, Yankees 1
Given all the support he would need before taking the hill, Lester neutralized the Yankees for seven innings to set up a rubber match in Sunday night's series finale.
Highlights » Yadier Molina | Cardinals 5, Pirates 4
Molina went 3-for-4 and drove in two runs to help the Cards even the series.
Highlights » Mike Moustakas | White Sox 9, Royals 4
"Moose" let loose in Chicago's win, knocking in four runs and making a great defensive play.
Highlights » Carlos Pena | Rays 10, Angels 8
Pena's pinch-hit, two-run homer in the eighth broke a tie and completed a historic Rays comeback from eight runs down.
Highlights » Hanley Ramirez | Dodgers 6, Braves 2
The Dodgers had four hits and all went for homers, including two from Ramirez, who belted the first of three straight in the second and later added a three-run jack.
Highlights » Chris Young | D-backs 12, Astros 4
Young capped his four-hit, three-RBI performance with a home run in the D-backs' rout at Minute Maid Park.
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