Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:
Gordon Beckham | White Sox 4, Twins 2
Beckham hit a two-run homer in the second and then added an RBI single in the eighth to help the White Sox reclaim sole possession of first place in the AL Central.
Cloyd allowed one run over seven innings and struck out nine to pick up his first MLB win.
Highlights » Yu Darvish | Rangers 8, Royals 4
Darvish opened his outing by tossing 5 2/3 perfect innings, then held on for his 14th win.
Highlights » Ross Detwiler | Nationals 2, Cubs 1
Detwiler gave the Nats seven shutout innings to help Washington set a D.C. club record with its 82nd win of the season.
Highlights » Andre Ethier | Dodgers 4, Padres 3 (11)
Ethier hit a tying homer with one out in the ninth and then singled to start a two-out rally in the 11th to set up A.J. Ellis' walk-off hit.
Highlights » Chris Gimenez | Rays 4, Yankees 3
Gimenez hit a pair of RBI singles, the last of which gave Tampa Bay a lead in the eighth inning, setting up James Shields' 13th win.
Highlights » Chris Iannetta | Angels 8, A's 3
Iannetta went 3-for-4 and hit one of three Angels homers as they moved within 4 1/2 games of the Wild Card-leading A's.
Joe Kelly | Cardinals 5, Mets 4
Kelly provided the Cardinals with a much-needed quality start, allowing just two runs over 6 2/3 innings.
Kluber hurled six innings of two-run ball to earn his first Major League victory.
Ricky Nolasco | Marlins 7, Brewers 3
Nolasco allowed one earned run over seven solid innings and collected an RBI in the Marlins' five-run fourth.
Posey doubled in the tying run in the ninth, setting the stage for Marco Scutaro's walk-off single in the 10th.
Highlights » David Ross | Braves 6, Rockies 1
Ross helped back starter Kris Medlen with a two-run double.
Highlights » Joe Saunders | Orioles 4, Blue Jays 0
Saunders took a perfect game into the sixth inning before giving up a two-out single to Adeiny Hechavarria. Saunders allowed three hits and struck two to pick up his first win as an Oriole.
Highlights » Jason Vargas | Mariners 4, Red Sox 1
The lefty allowed just one run over seven frames and became the first Seattle pitcher besides Felix Hernandez to win 14 or more games in a season since 2007.
Highlights » Brett Wallace | Astros 5, Pirates 1
Wallace hit a three-run homer as part of a three-hit day as the Astros rolled in the Steel City.
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