Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic writes that the Diamondbacks fired general manager Josh Byrnes and manager A.J. Hinch in what is likely the beginning of many major changes.

David Murphy of the Philadelphia Daily News writes that the Phillies will be without Chase Utley for at least two months and Placido Polanco for at least three weeks as their injuries continue mounting.

The Daily News' Paul Hagen writes that the injury-ravaged Phillies should not act out of desperation in an attempt to fill their holes.

John Tomase of the Boston Herald writes that Jason Varitek was the latest Red Sox player to fall as he suffered a broken foot.

Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star writes that Jose Guillen wields little influence in the Royals' clubhouse.

Woody Paige of the Denver Post writes that many blind baseball fans want to be in the know, a suggestion broadcasters should heed.

Joel Sherman of the New York Post writes that it's time for Brian Cashman to turn to Jesus—Montero, that is.

Bill Madden of the New York Daily News writes that CC Sabathia showed he is worthy of the money and ace title, even without his best stuff.