Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:
J.P. Arencibia | Blue Jays 9, Red Sox 6
Arencibia's two-run home run unknotted a 5-5 tie on a night the Blue Jays mashed three moonshots.
Blanton tied a season high with eight strikeouts in a series-opening win over the Pirates. Highlights » Miguel Cabrera | Tigers 8, Rangers 2
Cabrera ignited a five-run first inning with a two-run double and added another RBI two-bagger in the sixth, finishing 3-for-4 with three RBIs.
Highlights » Robinson Cano | Yankees 7, Indians 1
Cano's sixth homer in eight games helped the Yankees win for the 13th time in 16 games.
Highlights » Dexter Fowler | Rockies 4, Nationals 2
Fowler went 2-for-4, including an RBI single in the third and a leadoff triple in the sixth that started the two-run rally that gave the Rockies the lead for good.
Hochevar tossed his second career shutout, allowing seven hits and a walk while striking out eight, as the Royals won the season's first meeting with the Rays.
Highlights » Joe Kelly | Cardinals 8, Marlins 7
Forced into a pinch-hitting role because of a lineup snafu, Kelly -- a starting pitcher -- beat out an infield single that plated what proved to be the deciding run.
Highlights » Mat Latos | Reds 3, Brewers 1
Latos was sensational, retiring 13 in a row at one point and striking out a career-high 13 on the way to his first complete game since 2010.
Highlights » Francisco Liriano | Twins 4, White Sox 1
Liriano continued his resurgence by tossing a season-high seven innings, allowing one run on four hits, to post his second win since rejoining the Twins rotation. Highlights » Tommy Milone | A's 1, Mariners 0
The rookie left-hander whirled seven scoreless innings to collect his team-leading eighth win.
Carlos Quentin | Padres 8, Astros 7
Quentin delivered an RBI double in the 10th inning to cap a comeback win for the Padres in Houston.
Wood tossed seven shutout innings on his way to his second straight victory.
Barry Zito | Giants 8, Dodgers 0
Zito pitched seven shutout innings, giving up just three hits and not allowing a runner past second.
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