MESA, Ariz. -- Imagine approaching A's outfielder Mark Canha and asking him to sign ... your potato.
Well, a fan did that on Sunday prior to the A's Cactus League game against the D-backs:
"You never forget when you sign a potato," Canha told NBC Sports California on Monday.
Oh ... c'mon, I had to ask him about it.
"The guy was just like 'Hey Mark, will you sign my potato?' and I was like, 'Yeah, I don't have a problem with that.'"
Canha also said it might have been the weirdest thing he's ever signed. He can add that to the collection of autographed cell phones, babies -- well, a baby's bib.
One of the most interesting parts of this potato (wow, I can't believe I just wrote that) was the fact that there are multiple signatures on it and it's stood the test of time. So that's quite impressive.
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"I've signed some weird stuff," he added. "Some kids want you to sign their arm."
"That [potato] had to be one of the weirdest," Canha said.