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MLB.com Stars of the Game: Sat., July 28

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Sat., July 28
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Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Ike Davis | D-backs 6, Mets 3
Davis hit three solo shots for the ninth three-homer game in Mets history, although it wasn't enough for the win.
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Matt Kemp | Dodgers 10, Giants 0
Kemp notched four hits, including a two-run homer, and drove in four runs.
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Pedro Ciriaco | Red Sox 8, Yankees 6
Ciriaco's third hit of the game was a triple that, coupled with Curtis Granderson's misplay, plated the go-ahead run.
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Yoenis Cespedes | A's 6, Orioles 1
Cespedes got the A's on the board with a two-run homer in the fourth and later added an RBI triple against the Orioles.
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Adam Dunn | White Sox 5, Rangers 2
Dunn hit a two-run homer off left-hander Matt Harrison to help the White Sox extend their winning streak to five games. Of Dunn's Major League-leading 31 homers, 11 have come against lefties. He had six hits and no homers against southpaws during all of 2011.
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Jordan Zimmermann | Nationals 4, Brewers 1
Zimmermann allowed one run in six innings while striking out six to deliver the Nationals' 60th win of the season.
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Ryan Ludwick | Reds 9, Rockies 7
Ludwick hit two of the Reds' five homers at Coors Field, powering Cincinnati to a ninth consecutive win.
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Matt Moore | Rays 3, Angels 0
Moore allowed only four hits over 6 1/3 innings, while Ben Zobrist homered and drove in two runs.
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Mike Minor | Braves 2, Phillies 1
Minor tossed a career-high eight innings, retiring the final 13 batters he faced, while allowing a run on four hits and striking out nine.
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Nathan Eovaldi | Marlins 4, Padres 2
Eovaldi was sharp in his Miami debut, earning a victory with 5 1/3 innings of one-run ball.
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Henderson Alvarez | Blue Jays 5, Tigers 1
Alvarez pitched seven strong innings to even his record at 7-7.
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Wandy Rodriguez | Pirates 4, Astros 3
Rodriguez made his debut for the Pirates against the team that traded him on Tuesday, and held the Astros to three runs over six innings, with five strikeouts.
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Alexi Casilla | Twins 12, Indians 5
Casilla drove in four runs on a double and triple.
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Kevin Millwood | Mariners 4, Royals 3
Millwood allowed zero earned runs in 6 1/3 innings while striking out three to earn his first victory since May 23, as the Mariners improved to 6-1 in the season series with the Royals.
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Reed Johnson | Cubs 3, Cardinals 2
Johnson drove in the go-ahead run, laying down a pinch-hit squeeze bunt with two outs in the seventh inning.
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Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Ike Davis | D-backs 6, Mets 3
Davis hit three solo shots for the ninth three-homer game in Mets history, although it wasn't enough for the win.
Highlights »

Matt Kemp | Dodgers 10, Giants 0
Kemp notched four hits, including a two-run homer, and drove in four runs.
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Pedro Ciriaco | Red Sox 8, Yankees 6
Ciriaco's third hit of the game was a triple that, coupled with Curtis Granderson's misplay, plated the go-ahead run.
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Yoenis Cespedes | A's 6, Orioles 1
Cespedes got the A's on the board with a two-run homer in the fourth and later added an RBI triple against the Orioles.
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Adam Dunn | White Sox 5, Rangers 2
Dunn hit a two-run homer off left-hander Matt Harrison to help the White Sox extend their winning streak to five games. Of Dunn's Major League-leading 31 homers, 11 have come against lefties. He had six hits and no homers against southpaws during all of 2011.
Highlights »

Jordan Zimmermann | Nationals 4, Brewers 1
Zimmermann allowed one run in six innings while striking out six to deliver the Nationals' 60th win of the season.
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Ryan Ludwick | Reds 9, Rockies 7
Ludwick hit two of the Reds' five homers at Coors Field, powering Cincinnati to a ninth consecutive win.
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Matt Moore | Rays 3, Angels 0
Moore allowed only four hits over 6 1/3 innings, while Ben Zobrist homered and drove in two runs.
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Mike Minor | Braves 2, Phillies 1
Minor tossed a career-high eight innings, retiring the final 13 batters he faced, while allowing a run on four hits and striking out nine.
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Nathan Eovaldi | Marlins 4, Padres 2
Eovaldi was sharp in his Miami debut, earning a victory with 5 1/3 innings of one-run ball.
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Henderson Alvarez | Blue Jays 5, Tigers 1
Alvarez pitched seven strong innings to even his record at 7-7.
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Wandy Rodriguez | Pirates 4, Astros 3
Rodriguez made his debut for the Pirates against the team that traded him on Tuesday, and held the Astros to three runs over six innings, with five strikeouts.
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Alexi Casilla | Twins 12, Indians 5
Casilla drove in four runs on a double and triple.
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Kevin Millwood | Mariners 4, Royals 3
Millwood allowed zero earned runs in 6 1/3 innings while striking out three to earn his first victory since May 23, as the Mariners improved to 6-1 in the season series with the Royals.
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Reed Johnson | Cubs 3, Cardinals 2
Johnson drove in the go-ahead run, laying down a pinch-hit squeeze bunt with two outs in the seventh inning.
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This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Henderson Alvarez, Alexi Casilla, Yoenis Cespedes, Pedro Ciriaco, Ike Davis, Adam Dunn, Nathan Eovaldi, Reed Johnson, Matt Kemp, Ryan Ludwick, Kevin Millwood, Mike Minor, Matt Moore, Wandy Rodriguez, Jordan Zimmermann