Detroit Tigers : You have to be great to be taken highly at first base, and there are quite a few players who fit into that category. Over the last decade, Miguel Cabrera has been one of them, hitting the ball as well as anyone in that span, so it's understandable why he had a ADP in ESPN drafts this season. Big changes are in store going forward, however, as the Tigers are now rebuilding and Cabrera -- who turns 35 next April -- is having far and away the worst season of his 15-year career. This has an Albert Pujols -type of feel to it.
Which made Canseco’s second benefactor — Mike Wallace — all the more important. John Hamlin, a producer at 60 Minutes , had gotten a tip about Canseco’s book from a friend at another network. (The friend couldn’t act on it because his employer was a Major League Baseball rights holder.) Hamlin began calling baseball people and confirming the details. Almost no one would talk on the record, but they suggested that Canseco’s account was true. One of the few allegations Hamlin couldn’t verify was Canseco’s insistence that Roger Clemens was juicing.