–Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald writes that Hall of Famers Andre Dawson and Tony Perez gave Hanley Ramirez some choice words.

–Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald writes that Josh Beckett was placed on the disabled list.

Mark Hale of the New York Post writes that the Yankees get bashed after learning Jorge Posada might miss a month.

–Aaron Fentress of The Oregonian writes that Milton Bradley returns to the Mariners.

–Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes that Trevor Hoffman is shelved to fix a flaw in his pitching motion.

–Zachary Levine of the Houston Chronicle writes that the Astros have placed Kaz Matsui on waivers.

–Tony Fabrizio of the Tampa Tribune writes that J.P. Howell is officially out for the year.

–John Romano of the St. Petersburg Times writes that the Rays are making this summer worthy of your time.

–Mel Antonen of USA Today writes that George Steinbrenner is a pillar of the Tampa community.

–Bernie Miklasz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes that the Cardinals' hitters and Mark McGwire share the blame.

–Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune writes that Ken Williams says the White Sox's coaches are safe.

–Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe writes that tennis elbow is slowing Marco Scutaro.