Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out.
Yonder Alonso | Padres 2, Cubs 0
Alonso ignited the deciding rally as San Diego spoiled the return of the first baseman he replaced, Anthony Rizzo.
Beckham hit a solo homer in the eighth inning to snap a 2-2 tie and propel Chris Sale and the White Sox past the Royals in the series opener at U.S. Cellular Field.
Highlights » Roger Bernadina | Nationals 5, Astros 4 (11)
Bernadina led off the 11th inning with a single and scored from first on a bunt thanks to two throwing errors.
Backed by his hot offense, Cook won for the first time since June 29.
Highlights » Yovani Gallardo | Brewers 6, Reds 3
Gallardo allowed a solo homer over seven strong innings and added an RBI single to record his 10th win of the season.
Highlights » Jon Jay | Cardinals 8, Giants 2
Jay notched four hits, including a two-run single to help ice the game.
Highlights » Andrew McCutchen | Pirates 4, D-backs 0
McCutchen hustled from first to third on two D-backs errors to set up a crucial run to back Erik Bedard's stellar start before the Bucs tacked on late.
Highlights » Justin Morneau | Twins 14, Indians 3
During a 10-run second inning, Morneau belted a solo shot and hit an RBI single, then added a two-run homer -- the 200th of his career -- in the fourth and finished with four RBIs .
Highlights » Ben Sheets | Braves 6, Phillies 1
Sheets allowed just one run while working into the eighth inning for the first time this season.
Highlights » Chris Tillman | Orioles 3, Mariners 1
Tillman took a no-hitter into the fifth inning and allowed one run on five hits with five strikeouts over 7 1/3 innings. Tillman is 3-0 with an 0.83 ERA vs. Seattle in his career.
Highlights » Jered Weaver | Angels 4, A's 0
Weaver threw a four-hitter for his MLB-best 15th win, giving the beleaguered Angels bullpen a night off.
Highlights » Justin Verlander | Tigers 7, Yankees 2
Verlander matched his career high with 14 strikeouts, holding the Yankees to two unearned runs over eight superb innings that took 132 pitches to complete.
Highlights » Eric Young | Rockies 2, Dodgers 0
The Rockies' leadoff man went 3-for-5 with three singles and scored both of Colorado's runs, in the first and third innings.
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