Interesting stories from newspapers across the nation:
- Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes that John Axford is trying to get his head straight.
- Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune wonders if Ryan Braun's contract will force the Cubs' hand on trying to sign Albert Pujols if he reaches free agency.
- Bill Madden of the New York Daily News writes that Bud Selig has the best interests of baseball on his side in his battle with Frank McCourt and that the Mets, believe or not, have found the recipe for winning with clutch hits and solid pitching.
- Wayne Coffey of the New York Daily News writes that the family of a slain police officer was given a grand welcome by David Wright and the Mets.
- Drew Sharp of the Detroit Free Press writes that Brad Penny losing a no-hit bid on an official scorer's decision was no Jim Joyce situation.
- Kevin Baxter of the Los Angeles Times writes that Baseball Chapel isn't just an Easter Sunday service.
- Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune writes that the critics make White Sox hitting coach Greg Walker see red.
- Christian Red and Michael O'Keefe of the New York Daily News write that the legal dietary supplement creatine may be linked to the oblique injury epidemic.
- Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald writes that the game's receiving line gets shorter.
- Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star writes that the Royals' young relievers bring the heat but examines how fast they are throwing.
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