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

Ryan Braun | Brewers 8, Padres 3
Braun became the first player to homer three times in one game at Petco Park.
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Patrick Corbin | D-backs 9, Marlins 5
Corbin was dominant early, and he also contributed during the D-backs' big fourth inning to win his big league debut.
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Yu Darvish | Rangers 4, Blue Jays 1
Darvish allowed one run and struck out nine over seven innings to improve to 4-0.
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Carlos Gonzalez | Rockies 6, Dodgers 2
Gonzalez knocked in two as the Rockies snapped the Dodgers' three-game winning streak.
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Torii Hunter | Angels 4, Twins 3
Hunter got the Angels started with an RBI single in the first, then added a two-run homer in the fourth.
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Elliot Johnson | Rays 3, Mariners 2 (12)
Johnson, taking over at third for an injured Evan Longoria, delivered a walk-off single in the 12th.
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Hiroki Kuroda | Yankees 2, Orioles 1
Kuroda worked seven efficient innings and tagged out the would-be tying run at the plate for his final out.
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James McDonald | Pirates 9, Braves 3
McDonald struck out 10 in 7 2/3 innings to top the Braves and help the Bucs earn a series split.
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David Ortiz | Red Sox 11, A's 6
Big Papi turned in his 36th multihomer game with the Sox to put Boston back at .500.
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Placido Polanco | Phillies 6, Cubs 4
Polanco doubled in the eighth inning to drive in the go-ahead run for the Phils.
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Jordan Schafer | Astros 4, Mets 3
Schafer broke up R.A. Dickey's no-hitter in the sixth and later singled, stole second and scored the game-winning run in the eighth.
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