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MLB.com Stars of the Game: Sat., June 2

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Sat., June 2
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Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Miguel Cabrera | Tigers 4, Yankees 3
Cabrera recorded his 22nd career multihomer game, smashing two moonshots to center to help Detroit edge the visiting Yankees.
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Matt Cain | Giants 2, Cubs 1
Cain pitched into the ninth inning, allowing just a homer while striking out seven in winning his fifth straight start.
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Brooks Conrad | Brewers 5, Pirates 1
Conrad blasted a two-run shot for his first hit of the season and added a sacrifice fly.
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R.A. Dickey | Mets 5, Cardinals 0
Following Johan Santana's historic no-hitter, Dickey was masterful in a shutout of the Cardinals, striking out nine and notching win No. 8 to tie the MLB lead.
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Aaron Harang | Dodgers 6, Rockies 2
Harang worked six solid innings and, combined with bullpen, thwarted Carlos Gonzalez in critical moments.
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Daniel Hudson | D-backs 4, Padres 2
Hudson threw eight strong innings for the win, allowing two runs on five hits and striking out five.
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Brian Matusz | Orioles 2, Rays 1
Matusz held the Rays to one run on two hits in 7 1/3 innings to help the O's snap their six-game losing streak.
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Brandon McCarthy | A's 9, Royals 3
McCarthy returned from the disabled list to pitch six innings of two-run ball as the A's snapped their nine-game losing skid.
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Trevor Plouffe | Twins 7, Indians 4
Plouffe went 2-for-4 with three RBIs, including a two-run single in a four-run first inning and a solo homer in the sixth that broke a 4-4 tie and gave the Twins the lead for good.
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Nick Punto | Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 1
Nick Punto finished a triple short of the cycle, going 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Highlights »

Hanley Ramirez | Marlins 5, Phillies 4
With a pair of homers, Ramirez matched his total from a season ago, and his 10th dinger of the year was a go-ahead two-run shot to help beat Philly.
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Michael Saunders | Mariners 10, White Sox 8 (12)
Saunders hit a two-run homer for one of his career-high four hits in Saturday's win.
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Stephen Strasburg | Nationals 2, Braves 0
Strasburg fanned nine over seven shutout innings to lead the Nats to the win in the series opener.
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Joey Votto | Reds 12, Astros 9
Votto was perfect at the plate, going 4-for-4 with a two-run homer that sparked a high-powered night in Houston.
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Ernesto Frieri | Angels 3, Rangers 2
Frieri recorded the final four outs, including a strikeout of Josh Hamilton with the bases loaded to end the game, as the Angels crept to within 3 1/2 games of the first-place Rangers.
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Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Miguel Cabrera | Tigers 4, Yankees 3
Cabrera recorded his 22nd career multihomer game, smashing two moonshots to center to help Detroit edge the visiting Yankees.
Highlights »

Matt Cain | Giants 2, Cubs 1
Cain pitched into the ninth inning, allowing just a homer while striking out seven in winning his fifth straight start.
Highlights »

Brooks Conrad | Brewers 5, Pirates 1
Conrad blasted a two-run shot for his first hit of the season and added a sacrifice fly.
Highlights »

R.A. Dickey | Mets 5, Cardinals 0
Following Johan Santana's historic no-hitter, Dickey was masterful in a shutout of the Cardinals, striking out nine and notching win No. 8 to tie the MLB lead.
Highlights »

Aaron Harang | Dodgers 6, Rockies 2
Harang worked six solid innings and, combined with bullpen, thwarted Carlos Gonzalez in critical moments.
Highlights »

Daniel Hudson | D-backs 4, Padres 2
Hudson threw eight strong innings for the win, allowing two runs on five hits and striking out five.
Highlights »

Brian Matusz | Orioles 2, Rays 1
Matusz held the Rays to one run on two hits in 7 1/3 innings to help the O's snap their six-game losing streak.
Highlights »

Brandon McCarthy | A's 9, Royals 3
McCarthy returned from the disabled list to pitch six innings of two-run ball as the A's snapped their nine-game losing skid.
Highlights »

Trevor Plouffe | Twins 7, Indians 4
Plouffe went 2-for-4 with three RBIs, including a two-run single in a four-run first inning and a solo homer in the sixth that broke a 4-4 tie and gave the Twins the lead for good.
Highlights »

Nick Punto | Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 1
Nick Punto finished a triple short of the cycle, going 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Highlights »

Hanley Ramirez | Marlins 5, Phillies 4
With a pair of homers, Ramirez matched his total from a season ago, and his 10th dinger of the year was a go-ahead two-run shot to help beat Philly.
Highlights »

Michael Saunders | Mariners 10, White Sox 8 (12)
Saunders hit a two-run homer for one of his career-high four hits in Saturday's win.
Highlights »

Stephen Strasburg | Nationals 2, Braves 0
Strasburg fanned nine over seven shutout innings to lead the Nats to the win in the series opener.
Highlights »

Joey Votto | Reds 12, Astros 9
Votto was perfect at the plate, going 4-for-4 with a two-run homer that sparked a high-powered night in Houston.
Highlights »

Ernesto Frieri | Angels 3, Rangers 2
Frieri recorded the final four outs, including a strikeout of Josh Hamilton with the bases loaded to end the game, as the Angels crept to within 3 1/2 games of the first-place Rangers.
Highlights »

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

Miguel Cabrera, Matt Cain, Brooks Conrad, R.A. Dickey, Trevor Plouffe, Hanley Ramirez, Michael Saunders, Stephen Strasburg, Joey Votto