Interesting stories from newspapers across the nation:
- Michael Hunt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes that the Brewers have plenty of good things to hawk about.
- Drew Sharp of the Detroit Free Press writes that Alex Avila and Brennan Boesch are turning heads with their hot streaks.
- Jim Souhan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune writes that bullpen coach Rick Stelmaszek returns after keeping his eye on the Twins.
- John Harper of the New York Daily News writes that Joe Girardi needs to protect Mariano Rivera and not just Rafael Soriano and Freddy Garcia.
- Susannah Cahalan of the New York Post writes that a new book shows how Derek Jeter put Alex Rodriguez in the Yankees "snubhouse."
- Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston Globe writes that the Red Sox are headed back to .500 on the wings of the Angels.