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MLB.com Stars of the Game: Sun., May 13

MLB.com Stars of the Game: Sun., May 13
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Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Joey Votto | Reds 9, Nationals 6
Votto hit three home runs during a 4-for-5 day, including a walk-off grand slam.
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Nelson Cruz | Rangers 13, Angels 6
Cruz had four hits and crushed a tiebreaking grand slam in the third inning to spark the Rangers to a series victory over the Angels.
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Melky Cabrera | Giants 7, D-backs 3
In a game where the Giants set a season high with 14 hits, Cabrera recorded four, scoring twice and driving in a run.
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Giancarlo Stanton | Marlins 8, Mets 4
Stanton capped a three-hit day and Miami's six-run ninth inning with a walk-off grand slam.
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Scott Diamond | Twins 4, Blue Jays 3
Diamond threw seven shutout innings to earn a win over the Blue Jays and a split of the series for the Twins.
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A.J. Ellis | Dodgers 11, Rockies 5
Ellis went 2-for-4 with four RBIs, slugging a three-run homer in a six-run fifth inning.
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Jeff Francoeur | Royals 9, White Sox 1
Francoeur belted his first homer and added an RBI single, while also making a great run-saving catch.
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Cole Hamels | Phillies 3, Padres 2
Hamels came through for his fifth win of the season, holding the Padres to one run and five hits in seven innings.
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Jason Heyward | Braves 7, Cardinals 4
Swinging a pink bat to raise breast cancer awareness on Mother's Day, Heyward hit a key three-run double as Atlanta swept St. Louis.
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Kevin Millwood | Mariners 6, Yankees 2
Millwood hurled seven strong innings, spoiling the return of Andy Pettitte.
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Wandy Rodriguez | Pirates 3, Astros 2 (12)
Rodriguez was stellar, retiring 21 of the final 22 batters he faced, but the Houston bullpen couldn't hold a lead.
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Jarrod Saltalamacchia | Red Sox 12, Indians 1
As the Red Sox's offense erupted on Mother's Day, Saltalamacchia led the charge with five RBIs, including a two-run homer.
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Ian Stewart | Cubs 8, Brewers 2
Stewart went 2-for-5 with a home run using a pink Mother's Day bat and scored the go-ahead run to help the Cubs avoid a sweep.
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Justin Verlander | Tigers 3, A's 1
Verlander allowed one run on two hits over seven innings, while striking out eight. He did not allow a baserunner until two outs into the fourth inning.
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Ben Zobrist | Rays 9, Orioles 8
With a home run and a two-run double, Zobrist drove in three runs against the Orioles.
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Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:

Joey Votto | Reds 9, Nationals 6
Votto hit three home runs during a 4-for-5 day, including a walk-off grand slam.
Highlights »

Nelson Cruz | Rangers 13, Angels 6
Cruz had four hits and crushed a tiebreaking grand slam in the third inning to spark the Rangers to a series victory over the Angels.
Highlights »

Melky Cabrera | Giants 7, D-backs 3
In a game where the Giants set a season high with 14 hits, Cabrera recorded four, scoring twice and driving in a run.
Highlights »

Giancarlo Stanton | Marlins 8, Mets 4
Stanton capped a three-hit day and Miami's six-run ninth inning with a walk-off grand slam.
Highlights »

Scott Diamond | Twins 4, Blue Jays 3
Diamond threw seven shutout innings to earn a win over the Blue Jays and a split of the series for the Twins.
Highlights »

A.J. Ellis | Dodgers 11, Rockies 5
Ellis went 2-for-4 with four RBIs, slugging a three-run homer in a six-run fifth inning.
Highlights »

Jeff Francoeur | Royals 9, White Sox 1
Francoeur belted his first homer and added an RBI single, while also making a great run-saving catch.
Highlights »

Cole Hamels | Phillies 3, Padres 2
Hamels came through for his fifth win of the season, holding the Padres to one run and five hits in seven innings.
Highlights »

Jason Heyward | Braves 7, Cardinals 4
Swinging a pink bat to raise breast cancer awareness on Mother's Day, Heyward hit a key three-run double as Atlanta swept St. Louis.
Highlights »

Kevin Millwood | Mariners 6, Yankees 2
Millwood hurled seven strong innings, spoiling the return of Andy Pettitte.
Highlights »

Wandy Rodriguez | Pirates 3, Astros 2 (12)
Rodriguez was stellar, retiring 21 of the final 22 batters he faced, but the Houston bullpen couldn't hold a lead.
Highlights »

Jarrod Saltalamacchia | Red Sox 12, Indians 1
As the Red Sox's offense erupted on Mother's Day, Saltalamacchia led the charge with five RBIs, including a two-run homer.
Highlights »

Ian Stewart | Cubs 8, Brewers 2
Stewart went 2-for-5 with a home run using a pink Mother's Day bat and scored the go-ahead run to help the Cubs avoid a sweep.
Highlights »

Justin Verlander | Tigers 3, A's 1
Verlander allowed one run on two hits over seven innings, while striking out eight. He did not allow a baserunner until two outs into the fourth inning.
Highlights »

Ben Zobrist | Rays 9, Orioles 8
With a home run and a two-run double, Zobrist drove in three runs against the Orioles.
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This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Melky Cabrera, Scott Diamond, A.J. Ellis, Jeff Francoeur, Cole Hamels, Jason Heyward, Kevin Millwood, Wandy Rodriguez, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Giancarlo Stanton, Ian Stewart, Justin Verlander, Joey Votto, Ben Zobrist