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Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times writes that Joe Torre, Bob Schaefer and Clayton Kershaw drew suspensions for their role in Tuesday night's beanball war with the Giants.

Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times writes that Don Mattingly might need some minor-league managerial experience.

Bill Madden of the New York Daily News writes that former Yankees catcher and World Series manager Ralph Houk died at age 90.

Tyler Kepner of the New York Times writes that there are mixed feeling as Alex Rodriguez approaches 600 home runs.

Bernardo Fallas of the Houston Chronicle writes that the Phillies' bid to trade for Roy Oswalt may be done in by the right-hander's contract.

Bill Conlin of the Philadelphia Daily News writes that Brett Myers might be the Phillies' best trade option.

Rich Hofman of the Philadelphia Daily News writes that it's time for the Phillies to see what Domonic Brown can do.

Marc Topkin of the St. Petersburg Times writes that the Rays won't say if Jayson Werth is one of their trade targets.

Barry Schlachter of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram writes that Nolan Ryan testified that the Rangers could lose Josh Hamilton and top prospects if the team is not put up for sale at auction.

Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News writes that the Rangers and Angels are set for battle with Cliff Lee being the key.

Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes that the Cardinals ran their winning streak to eight games by beating the Phillies.

Bernie Miklasz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes that Jaime Garcia's rebound brightens the outlook of the Cardinals.

Michael Rosenberg of the Detroit Free Press writes that the Tigers shouldn't trade away their future.

Bob Wojnowski of the Detroit News writes that Dave Dombrowski is committed to now.

Dave van Dyck of the Chicago Tribune writes that Ryne Sandberg has paid his dues in full to become a major-league manager.

Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald writes that the Red Sox's trip to Safeco Field is a tad dangerous.

Mark Kiszla of the Denver Post writes that the Rockies need Troy Tulowitzki's return and leadership.

Patrick Reuse of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune writes that the evolution of Francisco Liriano continues as he has more pitches in his arsenal.