Player of the Game: June 12, 2011

I consider this to be a pretty open-and-shut case. How about you?

Francisco Liriano: 8 IP, 9 K, 0 BB, 2 H, 1 R

Liriano was as filthy as I'd seen him all season. All three of his pitches were on form, and he was in one of those grooves where you just knew the Rangers didn't have a hope in hell. His defense picked him up on a couple of occasions, but in the grand scheme of things he didn't need much help at all. Lots of strikeouts, lots of ground balls, and a lot of foolish-looking Rangers shaking their heads as they walked back to their dugout.

Michael Cuddyer: 1-for-3, HR, 3 RBI, 2 BB

Both Ben Revere and Alexi Casilla had decent games again, but Cuddyer reached base three times and put the nail in the proverbial coffin with a big three-run homer to seal the five-run seventh inning. He just keeps getting better, and considering there is nobody else hitting in the middle of the order while Revere and Casilla continue to get on base Cuddyer has been nothing short of clutch.

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