Clevlen Gets Closer
Brent Clevlen was 22 when he made his major league debut in the midst of the 2006 pennant race. He doubled in his first big league at-bat off Johan Santana and homered twice in his next game at Tampa Bay. As memorable as his first impression may have been, Clevlen's momentum stalled last year. He batted .220 at Triple-A Toledo and didn't make it to Detroit until September.