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MLB.com Stars of the Game: Tuesday, Aug. 14

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

Chad Billingsley | Dodgers 11, Pirates 0
Billingsley scattered five hits over eight dominant innings in winning his fifth consecutive start, a stretch in which he's recorded a 1.56 ERA.
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Jay Bruce | Reds 3, Mets 0
Bruce belted a walk-off three-run homer in the ninth to break a scoreless tie and give the Reds their fourth straight victory.
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Andy Dirks | Tigers 8, Twins 4
After the Twins rallied to tie the game, Dirks hit a go-ahead homer in the sixth for Detroit.
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Jeremy Guthrie | Royals 5, A's 0
Guthrie extended his scoreless-innings streak to 15 with seven and recorded eight strikeouts for his first home win with the Royals.
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Lucas Harrell | Astros 10, Cubs 1
Lucas Harrell retired the first eight batters en route to a one-run, seven-K performance that gave him his 10th win .
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Tim Hudson | Braves 6, Padres 0
Spinning 6 1/3 two-hit innings and not allowing the Padres' first knock until the fifth, Hudson set the tone for the Braves in a shutout victory.
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Jon Jay | Cardinals 8, D-backs 2
Jay hit a solo home run and made a fantastic catch in center to help lead the Cards past the D-backs.
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Kyle Kendrick | Phillies 1, Marlins 0
Kendrick had little trouble dispatching the Fish, scattering five hits over seven scoreless innings without walking a batter.
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Albert Pujols | Angels 9, Indians 6
Pujols hit his 26th homer and knocked in four runs to help Zack Greinke to his first Angels victory.
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Jose Quintana | White Sox 3, Blue Jays 2
Quintana gave up two early runs but kept the White Sox close until the offense pieced together a three-run fifth inning en route to his fifth win.
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Mark Reynolds | Orioles 7, Red Sox 1
The first baseman recorded his first multihomer game and tied his season high with four RBIs as Baltimore improved to 7-3 against a struggling Boston squad.
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Nick Swisher | Yankees 3, Rangers 0
One night after his 200th career homer, Swisher snapped a scoreless tie in the seventh with No. 201 to make a winner of Hiroki Kuroda, who tossed a two-hitter.
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Eric Thames | Mariners 3, Rays 2
Thames delivered a two-out, walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth to complete a two-run rally that snapped the Rays' winning streak at seven games.
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Eric Young | Rockies 8, Brewers 6
Young ignited the Rockies offense from the leadoff spot, hitting a two-run homer on a three-hit night.
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Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Chad Billingsley | Dodgers 11, Pirates 0
Billingsley scattered five hits over eight dominant innings in winning his fifth consecutive start, a stretch in which he's recorded a 1.56 ERA.
Highlights »

Jay Bruce | Reds 3, Mets 0
Bruce belted a walk-off three-run homer in the ninth to break a scoreless tie and give the Reds their fourth straight victory.
Highlights »

Andy Dirks | Tigers 8, Twins 4
After the Twins rallied to tie the game, Dirks hit a go-ahead homer in the sixth for Detroit.
Highlights »

Jeremy Guthrie | Royals 5, A's 0
Guthrie extended his scoreless-innings streak to 15 with seven and recorded eight strikeouts for his first home win with the Royals.
Highlights »

Lucas Harrell | Astros 10, Cubs 1
Lucas Harrell retired the first eight batters en route to a one-run, seven-K performance that gave him his 10th win .
Highlights »

Tim Hudson | Braves 6, Padres 0
Spinning 6 1/3 two-hit innings and not allowing the Padres' first knock until the fifth, Hudson set the tone for the Braves in a shutout victory.
Highlights »

Jon Jay | Cardinals 8, D-backs 2
Jay hit a solo home run and made a fantastic catch in center to help lead the Cards past the D-backs.
Highlights »

Kyle Kendrick | Phillies 1, Marlins 0
Kendrick had little trouble dispatching the Fish, scattering five hits over seven scoreless innings without walking a batter.
Highlights »

Albert Pujols | Angels 9, Indians 6
Pujols hit his 26th homer and knocked in four runs to help Zack Greinke to his first Angels victory.
Highlights »

Jose Quintana | White Sox 3, Blue Jays 2
Quintana gave up two early runs but kept the White Sox close until the offense pieced together a three-run fifth inning en route to his fifth win.
Highlights »

Mark Reynolds | Orioles 7, Red Sox 1
The first baseman recorded his first multihomer game and tied his season high with four RBIs as Baltimore improved to 7-3 against a struggling Boston squad.
Highlights »

Nick Swisher | Yankees 3, Rangers 0
One night after his 200th career homer, Swisher snapped a scoreless tie in the seventh with No. 201 to make a winner of Hiroki Kuroda, who tossed a two-hitter.
Highlights »

Eric Thames | Mariners 3, Rays 2
Thames delivered a two-out, walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth to complete a two-run rally that snapped the Rays' winning streak at seven games.
Highlights »

Eric Young | Rockies 8, Brewers 6
Young ignited the Rockies offense from the leadoff spot, hitting a two-run homer on a three-hit night.
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This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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