Brian Lewis and Sarah Jordan of the New York Post write that Johan Santana was accused of rape last October in Fort Myers. The Post's Joel Sherman writes that the Santana is the latest curveball in an odd year for the Mets.
Jennifer Floyd Engel of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram writes that the latest court ruling in their bankruptcy case could leave the Rangers with nothing at the trade deadline. Kevin Sherrington of the Dallas Morning News writes that the Rangers' winning streak could mean a day at the bleach for general manager Jon Daniels.
David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes that Fredi Gonzalez could be Bobby Cox's successor with the Braves.
Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times writes that Pedro Martinez is available if the Dodgers are interested.
Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune writes that either Chad Tracy or Jeff Baker is likely to go when the Cubs activate Aramis Ramirez from the disabled list.
Richard Justice of the Houston Chronicle writes that Jason Bourgeois gets a shot with his hometown Astros.
Paul Daugherty of the Cincinnati Enquirer writes that the Reds are swimming in pitching depth.
Dave Krieger of the Denver Post writes that the Rockies learn how to pick up after an ace following Ubaldo Jimenez's off night.
Mike Lupica of the New York Daily News writes that when they Yankees meet the Dodgers that they will face their first showdown with Joe Torre, the greatest manager New York has ever seen.