“Elaborate tattoo” keeps Elvis Andrus out of Rangers lineup

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And the weird spring training injuries roll on …

I’m not sure if that beats Joel Peralta’s sandwich-related injury, but it’s damn close.

UPDATE: Andrus posted a picture of the tattoo, which is of his late father:

 

Athletics acquire Wilmer Font from Dodgers

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The Dodgers announced on Wednesday that the club traded pitcher Wilmer Font to the Athletics in exchange for minor league pitcher Logan Salow.

Font, 27, was designated for assignment by the Dodgers on Monday. The right-hander struggled in six relief appearances, giving up 13 runs on 18 hits and a walk with seven strikeouts in 10 1/3 innings.

Salow, 23, opened the season with Single-A Beloit. The lefty has yielded two runs (one earned) on one hit and two walks with eight strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings.