Manny Navarro and Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald write that the Marlins are expected to offer their manager's job to Bobby Valentine.
Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle writes that there will be no changing of the guard this July for the Athletics.
John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer writes that there are various trade deadline scenarios for the Reds.
Andy Martino of the New York Daily News writes that the Mets are not eager to trade Angel Pagan because they view him as an insurance policy in case Carlos Beltran has problems in returning from his knee surgery.
The Daily News' Bob Raissman writes that the Johan Santana sex scandal is no joke.
John Romano of the St. Petersburg Times writes that there were plenty of raves for Joe Maddon's sly rant.
Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star writes that the Royals and Cardinals just aren't rivals.
Mike Vaccaro of the New York Post writes that Joe Torre's ugly departure doesn't erase his legendary reign with the Yankees.