Interesting stories from newspapers across the nation:
- Patrick Reusse of the Minneapolis Star Tribune writes that the Twins had to work hard to overcome their cold bats.
- Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes that Tommy Hanson was back in control and the Braves gave him some help.
- Bryan Burwell of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes that Mark McGwire is no longer a pariah.
- Steve Buckley of the Boston Herald writes that the Red Sox can only roll the dice with Daisuke Matsuzaka.
- Paul Hagen of the Philadelphia Daily News writes that the Jayson Werth-Phillies reunion failed to live up to the hype.
- Richard Sandomir and Peter Lattman of the New York Times write that hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen is prominent in the Mets picture.
- Michael S. Schmidt of the New York Times writes that there is a vexing rise in oblique injuries, and little explanation.
- Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News writes that Mark Teixeira, Joe Girardi and the Yankees insist it is too early to panic over the slow start for their hitters.
- John Steigerwald of the Washington (Pa.) Observer-Reporter writes that you should know when you've outgrown the uniform.