Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:
Ryan Braun | Brewers 6, Phillies 2
Putting the game out of reach, Braun launched his National League-leading 32nd homer, a two-run shot to center field in the sixth inning.
The catcher had two hits -- the first setting up a run and the second driving in the go-ahead tally for Miami.
Highlights » Josh Donaldson | Athletics 6, Indians 4
Donaldson's fourth hit -- a career high -- drove in the go-ahead run as Oakland erased a four-run deficit at the Coliseum.
Highlights » Prince Fielder | Tigers 5, Orioles 3
Fielder crushed a pair of two-run homers, leading Detroit to a victory in the series opener.
Juan Francisco | Braves 3, Dodgers 2 (11)
Francisco capped a two-out rally in the 11th with a pinch-hit single as the Braves walked off in the opening game of Civil Rights Weekend.
Frazier went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in a series-opening victory.
Highlights » J.A. Happ | Blue Jays 3, Rangers 2
Happ struck out eight and allowed just two hits over six innings of one-run ball against the Majors' best offense.
Highlights » John Jaso | Mariners 5, Twins 3
Jaso connected for a two-run homer in the first inning, giving him a career-high eight on the season.
Highlights » James McDonald | Pirates 2, Cardinals 1
McDonald allowed only two hits and struck out seven in six scoreless frames, as the Pirates moved two games ahead of the Cards in the National League Wild Card race.
Highlights » Wade Miley | D-backs 3, Astros 1
Miley held the Astros to one run in six innings and aided his own cause with a squeeze bunt.
Michael Morse | Nationals 6, Mets 4
Morse extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a fourth-inning grand slam, giving Washington the lead for good in a series-opening win.
Pagan notched three hits, including an RBI triple and an RBI single, both in the Giants' eight-run third.
Highlights » Salvador Perez | Royals 4, White Sox 2
Perez hit a tie-breaking, two-run double with two outs in the seventh inning to lift the Royals to a series-opening win over the visiting White Sox.
Highlights » Nick Swisher | Yankees 6, Red Sox 4
For the second time this season, the Bombers bashed five solo homers vs. Boston, and Swisher lead the onslaught by going deep twice on a soggy night in the Bronx.
Highlights » B.J. Upton | Rays 12, Angels 3
Upton homered in a four-hit, three-RBI game that saw the Rays pummel Jered Weaver for a career-worst nine runs in three-plus innings.
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