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Mike Carp designated for assignment, Mookie Betts called up - Over the Monster

When you have a .198/.320/.279 slash line, it’s not a great idea to request a trade.

Jim Furtado Posted: August 01, 2014 at 06:32 PM | 44 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Batman Posted: August 01, 2014 at 06:36 PM (#4762805)
I would have guessed there had been additional Mookies, but Betts is only the second one.
   2. Nasty Nate Posted: August 01, 2014 at 06:53 PM (#4762808)
I would have guessed there had been additional Mookies, but Betts is only the second one.


Can we fix that by retroactively giving the nickname to other players?

Mookie Mo Pena
Mookie Kui
Mookie Gruber
Mookie Manto
Mookie Albuquerque
Mookie Odor
   3. For the Turnstiles (andeux) Posted: August 01, 2014 at 07:00 PM (#4762813)
Sadly, Pookie Bernstine never made it to the majors.
   4. 'Spos Posted: August 01, 2014 at 07:01 PM (#4762814)
Mookie Crisp
Mookie Iorg
Mookie Ka'aihue
   5. Hank G. Posted: August 01, 2014 at 07:07 PM (#4762816)
Mookie Mantle.
Mookie Maris.
The M&M&M&M boys.
   6. vortex of dissipation Posted: August 01, 2014 at 07:11 PM (#4762817)
Gookie Dawkins.
   7. Nasty Nate Posted: August 01, 2014 at 07:16 PM (#4762822)
LaMookie Hawkins
Mookie Fukodome
   8. Joe Bivens, Floundering Pumpkin Posted: August 01, 2014 at 07:22 PM (#4762826)
Mookie Pa Nub.
   9. Dillon Gee Escape Plan Posted: August 01, 2014 at 07:23 PM (#4762827)
Mookie-Seop Choi
Mookie Spooneybarger
Mookie Bosner
Mookie Babitt
   10. tfbg9 Posted: August 01, 2014 at 07:30 PM (#4762831)
Mookie Dickshot.
   11. The Yankee Clapper Posted: August 01, 2014 at 07:34 PM (#4762833)
I was thinking that Mike Carp deserved a better thread than this, but . . . apparently not.
   12. Dock Ellis Posted: August 01, 2014 at 07:53 PM (#4762838)
Mookie LaCock.
   13. Batman Posted: August 01, 2014 at 07:53 PM (#4762839)
Mookie Blalock
   14. bookbook Posted: August 01, 2014 at 07:57 PM (#4762840)
Mookie Monster Ackley (Hackley)
   15. Batman Posted: August 01, 2014 at 07:59 PM (#4762841)
   16. Joe Bivens, Floundering Pumpkin Posted: August 01, 2014 at 08:03 PM (#4762842)
I was thinking that Mike Carp deserved a better thread than this, but . . . apparently not.


He deserves to be signed by the Yankees. And vice versa.
   17. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: August 01, 2014 at 08:11 PM (#4762846)
   18. vortex of dissipation Posted: August 01, 2014 at 08:25 PM (#4762853)
I was thinking that Mike Carp deserved a better thread than this, but . . . apparently not.


He shouldn't have carped about his playing time.
   19. Random Transaction Generator Posted: August 01, 2014 at 08:36 PM (#4762862)
Mookie Mungo
   20. villageidiom Posted: August 01, 2014 at 08:52 PM (#4762870)
Mookie Suzuki
   21. Dillon Gee Escape Plan Posted: August 01, 2014 at 08:54 PM (#4762871)
Mookie Rowland-Smith
   22. Boxkutter Posted: August 01, 2014 at 09:49 PM (#4762896)
Pearl Jam
   23. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: August 01, 2014 at 10:28 PM (#4762916)
Why?
   24. DanO Posted: August 01, 2014 at 10:34 PM (#4762918)
Mookie O'Shaughnessey
Tsuimookie Shinjo
   25. Walt Davis Posted: August 01, 2014 at 11:07 PM (#4762937)
Mookie Meek
   26. Tom Nawrocki Posted: August 01, 2014 at 11:46 PM (#4762951)
Mookie Menke
Mookie McMichael
   27. Transmission Posted: August 02, 2014 at 12:13 AM (#4762961)
Mookie Mahler

Mookie-kie Cuyler

Mookie Borowski

Mookie Kieschnik

Mookie Hocking

Mookie Miliki

Mookie Koskie

Mookie Boskie
   28. BochysFingers Posted: August 02, 2014 at 12:21 AM (#4762964)
Mookie LaCoss
Mookie VanLandingham
Mookie Saltalamacchia
   29. Rafael Bellylard: The Grinch of Orlando. Posted: August 02, 2014 at 01:38 AM (#4762977)
Mookie Mays
Mookie Kuiper
Mookie Rudi
Mookie Mo Pena
Mookie Moe Berg
   30. Walt Davis Posted: August 02, 2014 at 03:57 AM (#4762985)
Mookie Luque
   31. Walt Davis Posted: August 02, 2014 at 04:00 AM (#4762986)
Mookie Moon

and in honor of that other thread

Mookie Wookie
   32. Infinite Yost (Voxter) Posted: August 02, 2014 at 05:53 AM (#4762994)
Mookie Tucci.

(Cheating, no Tucci ever made the bigs.)
   33. Slivers of Maranville descends into chaos (SdeB) Posted: August 02, 2014 at 06:21 AM (#4762995)
Death to Mookie Things.
   34. Batman Posted: August 02, 2014 at 07:50 AM (#4762998)
HEY GUYS THIS IS MO
MOOKIE THOME
   35. NattyBoh Posted: August 02, 2014 at 08:48 AM (#4763002)
No surprise he was DFA'ed. He looked like a fish out of water.
   36. Rennie's Tenet Posted: August 02, 2014 at 10:28 AM (#4763029)
Mookie Wookie


Mookie Wookie "Choo Choo Bacca" Coleman
   37. Toby Posted: August 02, 2014 at 02:54 PM (#4763083)

Mook Snider

Three-Mookie Brown

Oil Mookie Boyd
   38. Toby Posted: August 02, 2014 at 02:56 PM (#4763086)
The Mookie Hurt
   39. Toby Posted: August 02, 2014 at 03:00 PM (#4763087)
George Herman "Mookie" Ruth
   40. The Keith Law Blog Blah Blah (battlekow) Posted: August 02, 2014 at 04:36 PM (#4763111)
Pearl Jam

I was going to make this joke.
   41. asinwreck Posted: August 02, 2014 at 05:39 PM (#4763133)
Mookie Guillen
Mookie Molinaro
Mookie Mazeroski
Mookie Eenhorn
Mook Skoworn
   42. baerga1 Posted: August 02, 2014 at 11:51 PM (#4763273)
Mookie Maldonado
   43. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: August 03, 2014 at 12:39 AM (#4763287)
Mookielight Graham

Mookie Wilson (not that one, though)
   44. Non-Youkilidian Geometry Posted: August 03, 2014 at 09:23 AM (#4763328)
Mike Carp sleeps with the fishes.

And Mookie Crudale.

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