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MLB.com Stars of the Game: Monday, July 30

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

Darwin Barney | Cubs 14, Pirates 4
Barney belted a go-ahead three-run homer in the fourth inning and fell a double shy of the cycle while collecting four RBIs.
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Miguel Gonzalez | Orioles 5, Yankees 4
Gonzalez gave the O's 6 2/3 solid innings of work as they took the series opener, improving to 3-1 at Yankee Stadium this season.
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A.J. Griffin | Athletics 4, Rays 3 (15)
Griffin matched Rays ace David Price for seven innings before the A's walked off in the 15th.
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Scott Hairston | Mets 8, Giants 7 (10)
Hairston belted a two-run shot to tie the game in the eighth, then hit a go-ahead solo shot in the 10th.
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Tommy Hanson | Braves 8, Marlins 2
It wasn't his prettiest start, but Hanson limited the Marlins to one run en route to his career-high 12th win.
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Hisashi Iwakuma | Mariners 4, Blue Jays 1
Iwakuma racked up 13 strikeouts -- a Mariners rookie record -- over eight innings to pick up his first win as a starter.
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Chris Johnson | D-backs 7, Dodgers 2
Johnson didn't wait long to make his presence felt in his Arizona debut, clubbing a grand slam in his third at-bat to key a win over the Dodgers.
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Kendrys Morales | Angels 15, Rangers 8
Morales became the third player in MLB history to homer from each side of the plate in the same inning, hitting a two-run shot and then a grand slam in a nine-run sixth.
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Dustin Pedroia | Red Sox 7, Tigers 3
The fiery second baseman roped a tie-breaking two-run home run into the Monster Seats during the sixth inning as the Red Sox ran their winning streak to three games.
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Cody Ransom | Brewers 8, Astros 7
Ransom's three-run homer in the eighth inning proved to be the difference as the Brewers held off a late Astros' rally.
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Danny Valencia | Twins 7, White Sox 6
Valencia had two hits and two RBIs, driving in the tying run during a four-run first inning, and started the game-winning rally with a single to lead off the ninth as the Twins won their fourth straight contest.
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Will Venable | Padres 11, Reds 5
Venable drove in four -- three on a bases-clearing triple -- scored twice and drew two walks as the Padres pounded the Reds.
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Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Darwin Barney | Cubs 14, Pirates 4
Barney belted a go-ahead three-run homer in the fourth inning and fell a double shy of the cycle while collecting four RBIs.
Highlights »

Miguel Gonzalez | Orioles 5, Yankees 4
Gonzalez gave the O's 6 2/3 solid innings of work as they took the series opener, improving to 3-1 at Yankee Stadium this season.
Highlights »

A.J. Griffin | Athletics 4, Rays 3 (15)
Griffin matched Rays ace David Price for seven innings before the A's walked off in the 15th.
Highlights »

Scott Hairston | Mets 8, Giants 7 (10)
Hairston belted a two-run shot to tie the game in the eighth, then hit a go-ahead solo shot in the 10th.
Highlights »

Tommy Hanson | Braves 8, Marlins 2
It wasn't his prettiest start, but Hanson limited the Marlins to one run en route to his career-high 12th win.
Highlights »

Hisashi Iwakuma | Mariners 4, Blue Jays 1
Iwakuma racked up 13 strikeouts -- a Mariners rookie record -- over eight innings to pick up his first win as a starter.
Highlights »

Chris Johnson | D-backs 7, Dodgers 2
Johnson didn't wait long to make his presence felt in his Arizona debut, clubbing a grand slam in his third at-bat to key a win over the Dodgers.
Highlights »

Kendrys Morales | Angels 15, Rangers 8
Morales became the third player in MLB history to homer from each side of the plate in the same inning, hitting a two-run shot and then a grand slam in a nine-run sixth.
Highlights »

Dustin Pedroia | Red Sox 7, Tigers 3
The fiery second baseman roped a tie-breaking two-run home run into the Monster Seats during the sixth inning as the Red Sox ran their winning streak to three games.
Highlights »

Cody Ransom | Brewers 8, Astros 7
Ransom's three-run homer in the eighth inning proved to be the difference as the Brewers held off a late Astros' rally.
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Danny Valencia | Twins 7, White Sox 6
Valencia had two hits and two RBIs, driving in the tying run during a four-run first inning, and started the game-winning rally with a single to lead off the ninth as the Twins won their fourth straight contest.
Highlights »

Will Venable | Padres 11, Reds 5
Venable drove in four -- three on a bases-clearing triple -- scored twice and drew two walks as the Padres pounded the Reds.
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Darwin Barney, Miguel Gonzalez, Tommy Hanson, Hisashi Iwakuma, Dustin Pedroia, Cody Ransom, Danny Valencia, Will Venable