Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram writes that Vladimir Guerrero launched two home runs, including a grand slam, to lead the Rangers over the Angels.

Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News writes that the Giants have agreed to trade Bengie Molina and $2 million to the Rangers for Chris Ray and a player to be named, pending approval from Major League Baseball on the financial aspect of the deal.

Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times writes that the Dodgers are pondering the possible loss of Manny Ramriez to the disabled list with a hamstring injury.

David Waldstein of the New York Times writes the combination of a sore back and the hard artificial turf of Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan sidelined Jose Reyes for a night.

Larry LaRue of the Tacoma News Tribune writes that Erik Bedard's journey back to the Mariners moves to Triple-A Tacoma tonight as he makes what he hopes is the last start on his rehabilitation assignment.

Richard Justice of the Houston Chronicle writes that Roger Clemens takes pride in sharing the game with his son Koby, an Astros' minor-leaguer.

Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune writes that the duo of Dusty Baker and Walt Jocketty has the Reds rolling.

Jim Souhan of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune writes that rationing Jim Thome's playing time will guarantee the long ball for the long haul for the Twins.

Tom Powers of the St. Paul Pioneer Press writes that the Twins starting pitching, their big if, came through in an important series against the Tigers.

Bernie Miklasz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes that the Cardinals hitters are addicted to videotape.

Michael Hunt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes that the Brewers snoozed through the end of their homestand.

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