Interesting stories from newspapers across North America:
- Michael Hunt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes that the practice games are over and it's time for the Brewers to play ball.
- Paul Hagen of the Philadelphia Daily News writes that Domonic Brown is not the cure for Raul Ibanez's woes.
- Bernie Miklasz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes that there is never a dull moment with the Cardinals.
- Bud Shaw of the Cleveland Plain Dealer writes that from an awesome April to May Day, there's no finding fault with the Indians.
- Tim Sullivan of the San Diego Union-Tribune writes that for Dustin Moseley, confidence has mattered more than anything.
- Steve Kornacki of the Booth Newspapers writes that Al Albuquerque matched a feat last accomplished in 1984 by Willie Hernandez.
- Jorge L. Ortiz of USA Today writes that Neftali Feliz says he is done with starting.
- Marc Topkin of the St. Petersburg Times writes that the Rays are working hard to prepare for a potential draft bonanza.
- John Tomase of the Boston Herald writes that the Red Sox were willing to offer a king's ransom for Felix Hernandez.