Best of MLB action, August 11, 2012

Highlights from the day's MLB games.

Nova snaps skid as Yankees beat Blue Jays 5-2

New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova works against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Saturday, Aug. 11 , 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

Nova snaps skid as Yankees beat Blue Jays 5-2

New York Yankees' Casey McGehee, right, celebrates with Andruw Jones after hitting a three run homer off Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Laffey during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Saturday, Aug. 11 , 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

Nova snaps skid as Yankees beat Blue Jays 5-2

New York Yankees' Casey McGehee, right, celebrates with Jayson Nix after hitting a three run homer off Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Laffey during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Saturday, Aug. 11 , 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

Nova snaps skid as Yankees beat Blue Jays 5-2

New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira safely makes it to home plate to score after Jayson Nix hit a single off Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Aaron Laffey during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Saturday, Aug. 11 , 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

Posey leads Giants past Rockies, 9-3

San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey, right, is congratulated by third base coach Tim Flannery after hitting a two-run home run off Colorado Rockies' Drew Pomeranz in the third inning of a baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Posey leads Giants past Rockies, 9-3

San Francisco Giants' Angel Pagan drops his bat after hitting a two-run triple off Colorado Rockies' Josh Roenicke in the sixth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Ludwick doubles, Reds beat Cubs 4-2

Chicago Cubs' Travis Wood pitches against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Ludwick doubles, Reds beat Cubs 4-2

Cincinnati Reds' Bronson Arroyo pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Ludwick doubles, Reds beat Cubs 4-2

Cincinnati Reds' Ryan Ludwick doubles in two runs against the Chicago Cubs during the eighth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Marquis pitches two-hitter for Padres

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Jason Marquis throws against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first inning of the baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Marquis pitches two-hitter for Padres

San Diego Padres' Chase Headley points skyward as he heads home after hitting a home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first inning of the baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Marquis pitches two-hitter for Padres

San Diego Padres' Chase Headley, left, runs past Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher A.J. Burnett after hitting a home run off him in the first inning of the baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Marquis pitches two-hitter for Padres

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher A.J. Burnett throws against the San Diego Padres in the first inning of a baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Braves chase Santana early in 9-3 rout of Mets

New York Mets' Johan Santana pitches for the first time since July 20 in the first inning of the baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field in New York, Saturday, Aug. 11 2012. (AP Photos/Henny Ray Abrams)

Braves chase Santana early in 9-3 rout of Mets

New York Mets' Johan Santana pitches for the first time since July 20 in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field in New York, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP Photos/Henny Ray Abrams)

Braves chase Santana early in 9-3 rout of Mets

New York Mets' Johan Santana wipes his face in the second inning of the baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field in New York, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. Santana gave up eight hits and eight earned runs in his first start since July 20. (AP Photos/Henny Ray Abrams)

Braves chase Santana early in 9-3 rout of Mets

Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman hits a two-run double in the first inning of the baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. Freeman drove in three more runs with a home run in the second inning. (AP Photos/Henny Ray Abrams)

Price pitches Rays to 4-2 victory at Minnesota

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price reacts after giving up a solo home run to Minnesota Twins' Brian Dozier in the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Price pitches Rays to 4-2 victory at Minnesota

Tampa Bay Rays' Matt Joyce, right, celebrates in the dugout after his solo home run off Minnesota Twins pitcher Nick Blackburn in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Price pitches Rays to 4-2 victory at Minnesota

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price throws against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Lee drives in 2 runs for Marlins in 7-3 win

Los Angeles Dodgers batter Matt Kemp dodges an inside pitch by Miami Marlins starter Ricky Nolasco during the second inning of a baseball game in Miami, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Lee drives in 2 runs for Marlins in 7-3 win

Los Angeles Dodgers runner Hanley Ramirez (13) is forced out at second by Miami Marlins shortstop Jose Reyes as he completes the third inning double play with James Loney out at first during a baseball game in Miami, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Lee drives in 2 runs for Marlins in 7-3 win

Los Angeles Dodgers starter Joe Blanton pitches to the Miami Marlins during the third inning of a baseball game in Miami, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Lee drives in 2 runs for Marlins in 7-3 win

Miami Marlins starter Ricky Nolasco pitches to the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game in Miami, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Lee drives in 2 runs for Marlins in 7-3 win

Los Angeles Dodgers batter Mark Ellis hits a foul ball during the second inning of a baseball game in Miami, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 against the Miami Marlins. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Lillibridge leads Indians past Red Sox 5-2

Boston Red Sox shortstop Mike Aviles, right, leaps over Cleveland Indians' Brent Lillibridge after forcing him out on a fielder's choice in the fifth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Lillibridge leads Indians past Red Sox 5-2

Cleveland Indians catcher Lou Marson, right, tags out Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia, left, who was trying to score on a double by Adrian Gonzalez in the fourth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Lillibridge leads Indians past Red Sox 5-2

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Zach McAllister delivers in the second inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Holliday leads Cardinals over Phillies

Philadelphia Phillies' Cliff Lee follows through on a pitch in the first inning of a baseball game with the St. Louis Cardinals, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)

Holliday leads Cardinals over Phillies

St. Louis Cardinals' Jake Westbrook follows through on a pitch in the first inning of a baseball game with the Philadelphia Phillies, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)

Holliday leads Cardinals over Phillies

St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte, left, and catcher Yadler Molina celebrate their win over the Philadelphia Phillies in a baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Philadelphia. The Cardinals won 4-1. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)

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