by Tom Finkel
[Update: December 13, 2007 1:10 p.m.]: The "leaked" Mitchell list is plenty bogus as far as Cardinals players are concerned. No Pujols. No Kile. No Tavarez. No Tatis. No Nunez.
Cardinals who are on the list:
Former Cardinals assistant coach Dave McKay is quoted in the report as estimating that 30 percent of Major League Baseball players use steroids. [end update]
The Mitchell Report, an investigation on steroids in Major League Baseball commissioned by the league and conducted by Senator George Mitchell, will be officially released today 1 p.m. Central time. The report is expected to name 60 to 80 players who were found to have used performance-enhancing drugs in the past decade. Several news outlets have been referencing a leaked version of the report, which includes a list of players named.