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MLB.com Stars of the Game: Thursday, Aug. 16

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

Clay Buchholz | Red Sox 6, Orioles 3
A bright light during a tough time, the right-hander picked up his team-leading 11th win and notched seven strikeouts, three of which came on just nine pitches during the sixth inning.
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Craig Gentry | Rangers 10, Yankees 6
Gentry made his first hit since July 29 count, snapping a seventh-inning tie with a two-out double that drove in a pair of runs and gave Texas a lead it would keep.
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Corey Hart | Brewers 7, Phillies 4
With Milwaukee trailing by a run in the eighth inning, Hart drilled a two-out grand slam to sink Philadelphia in the series opener at Miller Park.
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Matt Harvey | Mets 8, Reds 4
Harvey went a career-best 7 2/3 innings and recorded the first RBIs of his career with a two-run double in New York's win.
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Chipper Jones | Braves 6, Padres 0
On his bobblehead night, Jones went deep twice -- the second marking career hit No. 2,700 -- to back Kris Medlen's superb shutout.
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Garrett Jones | Pirates 10, Dodgers 6
Jones hit two three-run homers to lift A.J. Burnett to his NL-high-tying 15th victory.
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David Price | Rays 7, Angels 0
Price became the first pitcher to reach 16 wins, scattering three hits over seven scoreless innings with eight strikeouts.
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Alex Rios | White Sox 7, Blue Jays 2
Rios hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to break open a one-run game for the White Sox, who hit five home runs, including four solo shots, to help Francisco Liriano earn his first win since being acquired in July.
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Josh Rutledge | Rockies 5, Marlins 3
In his first career pinch-hit at-bat, Rutledge delivered a go-ahead RBI triple in the seventh inning.
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Dan Straily | A's 3, Royals 0
Straily tossed 6 1/3 scoreless innings and allowed three hits for his first Major League victory, as the A's snapped a three-game skid.
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Chris Young | D-backs 2, Cardinals 1
Young hit the game-winning homer in the ninth off Cardinals closer Jason Motte.
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Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Clay Buchholz | Red Sox 6, Orioles 3
A bright light during a tough time, the right-hander picked up his team-leading 11th win and notched seven strikeouts, three of which came on just nine pitches during the sixth inning.
Highlights »

Craig Gentry | Rangers 10, Yankees 6
Gentry made his first hit since July 29 count, snapping a seventh-inning tie with a two-out double that drove in a pair of runs and gave Texas a lead it would keep.
Highlights »

Corey Hart | Brewers 7, Phillies 4
With Milwaukee trailing by a run in the eighth inning, Hart drilled a two-out grand slam to sink Philadelphia in the series opener at Miller Park.
Highlights »

Matt Harvey | Mets 8, Reds 4
Harvey went a career-best 7 2/3 innings and recorded the first RBIs of his career with a two-run double in New York's win.
Highlights »

Chipper Jones | Braves 6, Padres 0
On his bobblehead night, Jones went deep twice -- the second marking career hit No. 2,700 -- to back Kris Medlen's superb shutout.
Highlights »

Garrett Jones | Pirates 10, Dodgers 6
Jones hit two three-run homers to lift A.J. Burnett to his NL-high-tying 15th victory.
Highlights »

David Price | Rays 7, Angels 0
Price became the first pitcher to reach 16 wins, scattering three hits over seven scoreless innings with eight strikeouts.
Highlights »

Alex Rios | White Sox 7, Blue Jays 2
Rios hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to break open a one-run game for the White Sox, who hit five home runs, including four solo shots, to help Francisco Liriano earn his first win since being acquired in July.
Highlights »

Josh Rutledge | Rockies 5, Marlins 3
In his first career pinch-hit at-bat, Rutledge delivered a go-ahead RBI triple in the seventh inning.
Highlights »

Dan Straily | A's 3, Royals 0
Straily tossed 6 1/3 scoreless innings and allowed three hits for his first Major League victory, as the A's snapped a three-game skid.
Highlights »

Chris Young | D-backs 2, Cardinals 1
Young hit the game-winning homer in the ninth off Cardinals closer Jason Motte.
Highlights »

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Clay Buchholz, Craig Gentry, Corey Hart, Matt Harvey, Chipper Jones, Garrett Jones, David Price, Alex Rios