AL East Standings
- Red Sox starter Daisuke Matsuzaka is "very shocked" that he needs to have surgery.
- The Blue Jays placed top prospect Brett Lawrie on the Minor Leagues DL.
- Orioles rookie Ryan Adams is enjoying his first taste of the major leagues.
- Marc Carig of the Star-Ledger asks if Yankees reliever David Robertson is a future closer.
- As noted earlier, the Nationals are interested in Rays OF B.J. Upton.