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MLB.com Stars of the Game: Friday, July 20

Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Homer Bailey | Reds 3, Brewers 1
Bailey matched a career high with 10 strikeouts to help the Reds stay atop the NL Central.
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Yoenis Cespedes | Athletics 3, Yankees 2
Cespedes enjoyed his second four-hit day in the past five games, and he scored the winning run in the A's 10th walk-off victory of the season.
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Brandon Crawford | Giants 7, Phillies 2
In a one-run game in the sixth, Crawford broke it open with his second career grand slam and added an RBI single in the eighth to finish with a career-high five RBIs.
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Luis Cruz | Dodgers 7, Mets 6
Cruz's first career homer -- off Johan Santana, no less -- added to an early lead the Dodgers would keep in the first of three at Citi Field.
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Stephen Drew | D-backs 13, Astros 8
Drew drove in three on the one-year anniversary of the broken ankle that cost him nearly 11 months.
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Miguel Gonzalez | Orioles 10, Indians 2
Gonzalez allowed two runs in 6 2/3 innings, striking out five in the O's victory.
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Yasmani Grandal | Padres 9, Rockies 5
Grandal drove in three runs for the Padres, connecting for an RBI double in the second inning and hitting a two-run homer in the third.
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Paul Janish | Braves 11, Nationals 10
In a wild comeback victory, Janish supplied the game-winner in the 11th inning after the Braves rallied from a nine-run deficit to stun the division-rival Nats.
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Aaron Laffey | Blue Jays 6, Red Sox 1
Laffey tossed seven shutout innings, extending his scoreless streak at Fenway Park to 13 frames.
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Kyle Lohse | Cardinals 4, Cubs 1
Lohse limited the Cubs to just one run in seven innings while striking out four.
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Joe Mauer | Twins 2, Royals 1 (11 innings)
Mauer scored the decisive run after a leadoff double in the 11th, as he finished 3-for-4 at the plate to help the Twins win the series opener.
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Justin Verlander | Tigers 4, White Sox 2
Verlander's only mistake over eight innings went for a two-run homer in the third inning, but the ace finished off his 11th win and helped move the Tigers to within a half-game of the first-place White Sox.
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Neil Walker | Pirates 4, Marlins 3
Walker hit his eighth homer of the season and made a great defensive play in the Bucs' series-opening win.
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Jered Weaver | Angels 6, Rangers 1
Weaver allowed only one run over seven innings, while Mark Trumbo and Mike Trout homered in moving the Angels within five games of the Rangers.
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Ben Zobrist | Rays 4, Mariners 3 (14)
Zobrist went 3-for-4 with two walks and knocked in the game-winning run with a one-out double in the 14th inning.
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Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Homer Bailey | Reds 3, Brewers 1
Bailey matched a career high with 10 strikeouts to help the Reds stay atop the NL Central.
Highlights »

Yoenis Cespedes | Athletics 3, Yankees 2
Cespedes enjoyed his second four-hit day in the past five games, and he scored the winning run in the A's 10th walk-off victory of the season.
Highlights »

Brandon Crawford | Giants 7, Phillies 2
In a one-run game in the sixth, Crawford broke it open with his second career grand slam and added an RBI single in the eighth to finish with a career-high five RBIs.
Highlights »

Luis Cruz | Dodgers 7, Mets 6
Cruz's first career homer -- off Johan Santana, no less -- added to an early lead the Dodgers would keep in the first of three at Citi Field.
Highlights »

Stephen Drew | D-backs 13, Astros 8
Drew drove in three on the one-year anniversary of the broken ankle that cost him nearly 11 months.
Highlights »

Miguel Gonzalez | Orioles 10, Indians 2
Gonzalez allowed two runs in 6 2/3 innings, striking out five in the O's victory.
Highlights »

Yasmani Grandal | Padres 9, Rockies 5
Grandal drove in three runs for the Padres, connecting for an RBI double in the second inning and hitting a two-run homer in the third.
Highlights »

Paul Janish | Braves 11, Nationals 10
In a wild comeback victory, Janish supplied the game-winner in the 11th inning after the Braves rallied from a nine-run deficit to stun the division-rival Nats.
Highlights »

Aaron Laffey | Blue Jays 6, Red Sox 1
Laffey tossed seven shutout innings, extending his scoreless streak at Fenway Park to 13 frames.
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Kyle Lohse | Cardinals 4, Cubs 1
Lohse limited the Cubs to just one run in seven innings while striking out four.
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Joe Mauer | Twins 2, Royals 1 (11 innings)
Mauer scored the decisive run after a leadoff double in the 11th, as he finished 3-for-4 at the plate to help the Twins win the series opener.
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Justin Verlander | Tigers 4, White Sox 2
Verlander's only mistake over eight innings went for a two-run homer in the third inning, but the ace finished off his 11th win and helped move the Tigers to within a half-game of the first-place White Sox.
Highlights »

Neil Walker | Pirates 4, Marlins 3
Walker hit his eighth homer of the season and made a great defensive play in the Bucs' series-opening win.
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Jered Weaver | Angels 6, Rangers 1
Weaver allowed only one run over seven innings, while Mark Trumbo and Mike Trout homered in moving the Angels within five games of the Rangers.
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Ben Zobrist | Rays 4, Mariners 3 (14)
Zobrist went 3-for-4 with two walks and knocked in the game-winning run with a one-out double in the 14th inning.
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