LAKELAND, Fla. (WXYZ) - It's starting to turn into a who's who at Tigers spring training.
Tuesday, it was former Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa stopping by to start his two-week visit with the team. Longtime Tiger greats Al Kaline and Willie Horton are mainstays around Tiger Town.
But Wednesday, a welcomed and familiar face dropped by to offer some help.
Kenny Rogers, the former Tigers pitcher who led Detroit to the 2006 World Series, trotted out to the field with his No. 37 uniform.
Rogers worked with relief pitcher Daniel Schlereth in the bullpen for roughly ten simulated pitches, giving a critique of his delivery.
Pitching coach Jeff Jones said the pair would get back in the pen Thursday.
In three seasons with the Tigers, Rogers amassed a 29-25 record, and was an All-Star in 2006.
He frequented Comerica Park last postseason, throwing out the first pitch during the ALDS.
Brad Galli is a Sports Reporter at WXYZ Detroit. Follow Brad on Twitter @BradGalli.
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