–Lynn Henning of the Detroit News writes that a distraught Jim Joyce admits he cost Armando Galarraga a perfect game in the Tigers' victory over the Indians. The News' Bob Wojnowski writes that it was perfect robbery as a blown call steals Galarraga's perfect game. Kevin Kernan of the New York Post writes that Major League Baseball must expand replay now. Kernan also writes that Don Denkinger, the villain umpire from the 1985 World Series, believes MLB should expand replay.
–Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times writes that Ken Griffey Jr. retires, catching the Mariners off guard. Condotta also writes that the Mariners earn their first extra-inning victory of the season in the wake of Griffey's announcement. The Times' Steve Kelley writes that there is no happy ending for the greatest Mariner. Larry LaRue of the Tacoma News-Tribune writes that it was a sad day for Griffey's teammates. Paul Daugherty of the Cincinnati Enquirer writes that Griffey's grand career overshadows the low points.
—Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram writes that Scott Feldman has his location down and the hitters do the rest in the Rangers' victory over the White Sox. Wilson also writes that Guerrero's eye and face are OK after a batting cage mishap.
–Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe writes that the Red Sox are paced by David Ortiz and Daisuke Matsuzaka in their victory over the Athletics. Abraham also writes that Josh Beckett's return to the rotation is at least a month away.
–Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes that a late-inning surge by the Brewers secures Yovani Gallardo's win over the Marlins. Haudricourt also writes that Trevor Hoffman's return to the closer role grinds to a halt.
–Jim Armstrong of the Denver Post writes that Ubaldo Jimenez repeats as the National League Pitcher of the Month.
–Peter Schmuck of the Baltimore Sun writes that it's time for the Orioles to let Dave Trembley down gently.