Joe Capozzi of the Palm Beach Post writes that the Marlins fired manager Fredi Gonzalez.
Mark Hale of the New York Post writes that the Mets are willing to "rent" Cliff Lee from the Mariners.
Dejan Kovacevic of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writes that Zach Duke could be placed on the disabled list.
Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes that Trevor Hoffman may close again for the Brewers.
Rick Snider of the Washington Examiner writes that Stephen Strasburg shouldn't be an All-Star yet.
Kevin Kernan of the New York Post writes that Armando Galarraga thinks Major League Baseball should expand instant replay.
John Harper of the New York Daily News writes that Angel Pagan's play is creating a devil of a decision for Omar Minaya with Carlos Beltran set to begin an injury rehabilitation assignment in the minor leagues.
Peter Schmuck of the Baltimore Sun writes that the trade for Jake Fox was a move in the right direction for the Orioles.
Jim Souhan of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune writes that Delmon Young's raw talent has matured into the ability to hit to all fields.
Paul Hagen of the Philadelphia Daily News writes that Greg Dobbs was the first casualty in the Phillies' war against complacency.
Mark Kiszla of the Denver Post writes that it was nice for the Rockies to win at "Fenway West."
Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times writes that Ken Williams is a changed man.