- Pitch(er) Perfect Danny Knobler at CBS Sports compares the fan reaction to Galarragga's as an example of the classy composure the pitcher had post-call. He says, "While we were screaming, he was smiling. When we were demanding retribution, he was offering forgiveness."
- Right On, Ref Before delving into reasons why Galarraga could be considered as a fantasy league addition, Yahoo fantasy baseball blogger Scott Pianowski, runs through reasons why the umpire was also a class act. "Joyce was a stand-up guy after the fact, admitting he blew the call and offering a sincere and direct apology to Galarraga. "
- Baseball Wins Joe Lapointe at the Huffington Post looks beyond the events of last night and puts them into the context of the game as a whole. He says, "In sports, things happen so suddenly and on such a bright stage that their impact is magnified. Sometimes, it's just a game and sometimes it is more than just a game. One sudden moment with two outs in the ninth in Detroit on Wednesday will out-live its participants and remind us of how, even in adversity, sports can bring out tour best."
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