Interesting stories from newspapers across North America:

  • Richard Griffin of the Toronto Star writes that the young Blue Jays rocked the house in the opener.
  • Jason Reid of the Washington Post writes that Wilson Ramos' potential will give Ivan Rodriguez an unwelcome nudge.
  • Filip Bondy of the New York Daily News writes that Terry Collins got the full Mets' experience on Opening Day, including the struggles of Mike Pelfrey.
  • Tim Smith of the New York Daily News writes that A.J. Burnett must become more consistent behind CC Sabathia for the Yankees to win.
  • Greg Cote of the Miami Herald writes that the young Marlins can win right now.