–Richard Justice of the Houston Chronicle writes that Jose Lima still holds a special place in Astros fans' memories.
–Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star writes that Lima's time was filled with joy.
–Lynn Henning of the Detroit News writes that Miguel Cabrera will miss the Tigers' series against the Mariners.
–Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post writes that Mike Rizzo is mum on a report the Nationals are trying to trade for Roy Oswalt.
–Thomas Boswell of the Washington Post writes that especially if their 10-game road trip goes well, this could be an exciting summer for the Nationals.
–Jim Souhan of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune writes that his instincts say the Twins are lacking something that's becoming a killer.
–Michael Hunt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes that the Brewers' goal should be duplicating the Twins' consistency.
–Sam Donnellon of the Philadelphia Daily News writes that Roy Halladay explains his subpar outing by saying "that's baseball."
–Jean Jacques Taylor of the Dallas Morning News writes that at this rate, the Rangers' bullpen is in big trouble.