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Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post writes that the Nationals selected Bryce Harper with the first pick in the draft. The Post's Dave Sheinin writes that Stephen Strasburg makes his major-league debut tonight with the baseball world watching.

Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes that the Brewers released struggling Jeff Suppan.

Chris Jenkins of the San Diego Union-Tribune writes that the Padres put it together as they foiled Cole Hamels' no-hit bid and the Phillies.

Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times writes that the surging Angels are in first place in the American League West after beating the Athletics.

Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times writes that Cliff Lee went the distance as he and the Mariners shut down the Rangers.

Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times writes that Blake DeWitt stayed hot with a home run and five RBIs as the Dodgers kept rolling by beating the Cardinals.

Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune writes that even with the flu, the Cubs' Carlos Silva had the Pirates singing the blues in raising his record to 8-0.

Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle writes that the Giants were in the swing of things as Juan Uribe had four RBIs in a victory over the Reds.

Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald writes that Victor Martinez led the Red Sox's victory over the Indians in his Cleveland homecoming.

Jim Armstrong of the Denver Post writes that Jason Hammel delivered another strong start in the Rockies' victory over the Astros.

Jim Gintonio of the Arizona Republic writes that the Diamondbacks' offense and bullpen came through in a victory over the Braves.