When the best player in the draft falls into your lap, you have to take him. The big knock on Andrew Miller wasn’t that he couldn’t throw, it was that he was going to cost whoever drafted him. He was billed as the best player in the draft, and he’s a Detroit Tiger. Jeff Passan has an excellent column on Miller so be to check it out.
This is an encouraging sign for the franchise. It shows that Mike Illitch is willing to open up his pocket book to create some homegrown talent.