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George A. King III of the New York Post writes that Andy Pettitte is selected to replace the injured Clay Buchholz on the American League All-Star team.

Anthony Witrado of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes that Yovani Gallardo will miss his next start and not pitch in the All-Star Game.

Thomas Boswell of the Washington Post writes that history tells us that Stephen Strasburg is better off not being an All-Star yet.

John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer writes that Joey Votto hit two home runs after his All-Star snub to lead the Reds to a victory over the Mets.

Dan Martin of the New York Post writes that Jose Reyes' return could be pushed back from tonight until Wednesday because of a pitching change by the Reds.

Bob Brookover of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes that Chase Utley and J.A. Happ are hoping to return to the active roster sooner than expected.

Rich Hofmann of the Philadelphia Daily News writes that this is a Phillies.html”>defining week for the Phillies.

Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times writes that Carlos Zambrano could begin throwing on the side by the end of the week.

Larry LaRue of the Tacoma News Tribune writes that Erik Bedard's return to the Mariners rotation tonight has been held up by discomfort in his surgically repaired shoulder.

Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times writes that Felix Hernandez is still realizing his wondrous potential.

Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun writes that Buck Showalter says that the Orioles have not offered him their manager's job.

Martin Fennelly of the Tampa Tribune writes that it's lights out when Rafael Soriano enters the game.

Gary Shelton of the St. Petersburg Times writes that Carlos Pena's power sets the pace for the Rays.

Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle writes that Roy Oswalt should be more demanding if he wants to be traded.

Terry Pluto of the Cleveland Plain Dealer writes that Carlos Santana and Matt LaPorta provide two reasons to keep an eye on the Indians.