On Friday, Red Wings pitcher Jake Reed and hitting coach Javier Valentin will pay a special visit to fifth-grade students at Roberto Clemente School No. 8. Reed and Valentin will speak to students about the importance of good attendance, education and sportsmanship.
Of special note: Javier Valentin's father played baseball with Roberto Clemente, the school's namesake, when they both lived in Puerto Rico. Valentin's father also ended up managing Clemente's baseball team in Puerto Rico.