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Elvis Andrus Was Scratched From Yesterday’s Spring Training Game Because He Got a Tattoo

Elvis Andrus, relaxing after getting inked. Photo: Keith Allison
Elvis Andrus, relaxing after getting inked. Photo: Keith Allison

The Associate Press report is the best:

Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus was scratched from the lineup because of what the club called “sensitivity in his left arm” — apparently caused by a tattoo that Andrus spent nine hours getting two days earlier. He wanted a likeness of his late father, Emilo Andrus.

Nine hours?