Downright believable MLB notes

Hey, they could happen. It's been a truly goofy spring training, after all.

Originally Published: March 6, 2013
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman broke his ankle skydiving. Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus missed a game because of lingering pain from a tattoo. Mike Trout showed up to camp weighing 241 pounds, while Mariners prospect Nick Franklin announced he was on a 6,500-calorie-a-day diet.

Compared to those eye-popping headlines, my annual Off Base spring notes seem downright believable …

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