Interesting stories from newspapers across the nation:
- Joe Henderson of the Tampa Tribune writes that B.J. Upton's days with the Rays are likely numbered.
- Marc Topkin of the St. Petersburg Times writes that the Rays plan to aggressively pursue a relief pitcher and offensive help.
- Jason Reid of the Washington Post writes that Mike Rizzo needs the Davey Johnson hire to work.
- Peter Schmuck of the Baltimore Sun writes that Davey Johnson in D.C. will drum up mixed emotions for Orioles' fans.
- Larry Stone of the Seattle Times writes that Jim Riggleman's career hit a common coaching end.
- Steve Kelley of the Seattle Times writes that Dave Niehaus would have loved this Mariners team.
- Gil LeBreton of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram writes that things are not so bueno for Alexi Ogando in June.
- Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune writes that it's time to start thinking about All-Star rosters.
- Chris Dufresne of the Los Angeles Times writes about how Los Angeles reached its limit with the Dodgers.
- Kevin Kernan of the New York Post writes that the Mets tracked down a potential star in a Wyoming barn.
- Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes that the Brewers are considering adding a bat.
- Joe Capozzi of the Palm Beach Post writes that Ozzie Guillen or Bobby Valentine could still be in the Marlins' future.
- David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes that Fredi Gonzalez says there have been no discussions about the Braves changing hitting coaches.
- David Waldstein of the New York Times writes that Dr. Wakefield and Dr. Dickey are dentists, not pitchers.
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