Interesting stories from newspapers across the nation:

  • Kevin Cowherd of the Baltimore Sun writes that the Orioles' anger at the Red Sox hasn't cooled.
  • Drew Sharp of the Detroit Free Press writes that Jim Leyland's gutinstincts pay off in a much-needed win.
  • Tom Gage of the Detroit News writes that the Tigers say they are looking for a pitcher.
  • Paul Dougherty of the Cincinnati Enquirer writes about a big-time save for Francisco Cordero.
  • Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer writes that the Pirates are reveling in the thrills of a division race.
  • Woody Paige of the Denver Post writes that the talented Bob Uecker laughs last.
  • Bernie Miklasz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes that the Cardinals need a new approach for Colby Rasmus.
  • David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes that Derek Lowe acknowledges that a trade is a possibility.
  • Jim Armstrong of the Denver Post writes that Ubaldo Jimenez is eager to stay with the Rockies.
  • Dave Krieger of the Denver Post writes that a Jimenez trade would have to be a blockbuster.
  • Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star writes that Wilson Betemit is content to wait and see as trade rumors swirl.
  • Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writes that the Pirates are considering the acquisition of pricey rental players.