• A rabid possum sat on the fence at Ashburn Field at Carpenter Complex before it could be captured and set free in the wood nearby.
"They're nasty, man," pitching coach Bob McClure said.
"One of those ospreys didn't go down and clean him off?" Sandberg said. "I saw an osprey with a nice keeper, about a 13-incher."
Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.