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Friday, August 23, 2019

LEADING OFF: Players get creative, Yanks at Dodger Stadium

NAME THAT NICKNAME

Jerseys will take on a different look during Players’ Weekend, when big leaguers are encouraged to be creative with what goes on the back of their uniforms.

Cleveland outfielder Yasiel Puig will have Wild Horse, for the way he charges around the bases. Rays pitcher Charlie Morton will use Ground Chuck, for how he induces grounders. Reds first baseman Joey Votto will go with Who — for the “Abbott and Costello” comedy routine of “Who’s on First?”

Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis is skipping letters and going with an emoji — of lettuce, to rhyme with his last name.

Yes, folks, it’s time for this again…..

 

QLE Posted: August 23, 2019 at 03:24 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: cubs, dodgers, francisco cervelli, nicknames, players weekend

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   1. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: August 23, 2019 at 10:05 PM (#5873971)
Yes, folks, it’s time for this again…..

So much manufactured hilarity and individualism, so little time.
   2. Jose is an Absurd Time Cube Posted: August 23, 2019 at 10:56 PM (#5873992)
What? Brock “BH” Holt or Anthony “Swarzy” Swarzak doesn’t do it for you?

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