Players Weekend: Nicknames of the game

Players Weekend: Nicknames of the game

Major Leaguers will put their personalities and passions on the field like never before when the newly created Players Weekend takes center stage during all games from Friday, Aug. 25, through Sunday, Aug. 27.

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Here are just some of the nicknames big leaguers will wear on their backs while sporting colorful, non-traditional uniforms featuring alternate designs inspired by youth-league uniforms:

Angels
Mike Trout: "KIIIIID"
Albert Pujols: "THE MACHINE"
Andrelton Simmons: "SIMÓN"
Cam Bedrosian: "BEDROCK"
Martin Maldonado: "CASCAJO"
Kole Calhoun: "KOLEMAN"
Cameron Maybin: "SLIM"
Ben Revere: "REVY"

Astros
Jose Altuve: "TUVE"
Chris Devenski: "DEVO THE DRAGON"
Carlos Beltran: "IVAN"
Ken Giles: "100 MILES GILES"
Alex Bregman: "A-BREG"
Jake Marisnick: "BIG FUDGE"
Marwin Gonzalez: "MARGO"
Collin McHugh: "SNAP DRAGON 2"
Josh Reddick: "RED DAWG"
Yuli Gurriel: "EL YULI"  

Athletics
Khris Davis: "KHRUSH"
Marcus Semien: "MAHKUS"
Rajai Davis: "RAJ"
Josh Phegley: "PTBNL"
Matt Joyce: "DJ SS"
Ryon Healy: "HEALS"
Matt Chapman: "CHAPPY"
Sean Manaea: "DA KID"
Santiago Casilla: "WILLI"
Jharel Cotton: "SQUEAKY"

Blue Jays
Josh Donaldson: "BRINGER OF RAIN"
Marcus Stroman: "STRO-SHOW"
Justin Smoak: "MOAKEY"
Jose Bautista: "JOEY BATS"
Kevin Pillar: "PILL"
Marco Estrada: "ESTRADABIEN"
J.A. Happ: "HAPPER"
Kendrys Morales: "MO MO"
Roberto Osuna: "NO PANIC"
Russell Martin: "MUSCLE"

Braves
Freddie Freeman: "FREDDIE"
Ender Inciarte: "ENDER"
Brandon Phillips: "DAT DUDE"
Julio Teheran: "JT"
Tyler Flowers: "FLOW"
Matt Adams: "BIG CITY"
Nick Markakis: "TTT"
Mike Foltynewicz: "FOLTY"
Jim Johnson: "JJ"
Sean Newcomb: "NEWK"

Brewers
Ryan Braun: "OCHO"
Travis Shaw: "MAYOR-DDC"
Jimmy Nelson: "BIG SWEAT"
Keon Broxton: "FLA BOY"
Orlando Arcia: "EL NIÑO"
Eric Sogard: "NERD POWER"
Corey Knebel: "BIRD DOG"
Domingo Santana: "SHOWMINGO"
Matt Garza: "THE COUNT"
Manny Pina: "PINEAPPLE"

Cardinals
Yadier Molina: "YADI"
Carlos Martinez: "TSUNAMI"
Dexter Fowler: "DEX"
Matt Carpenter: "CARP"
Kolten Wong: "WONGER"
Mike Leake: "SPARKY"
Adam Wainwright: "WAINO"
Michael Wacha: "WACH"
Trevor Rosenthal: "BIG T"
Randal Grichuk: "GRICH"

Cubs
Kris Bryant: "KB"
Anthony Rizzo: "TONY"
Jake Arrieta: "SNAKE"
Ben Zobrist: "ZORILLA"
Kyle Schwarber: "SCHWARBS"
Willson Contreras: "WILLY"
Jason Heyward: "J-HEY"
Javier Baez: "EL MAGO"
Wade Davis: "WADER"
Kyle Hendricks: "HENDO"

D-backs
Paul Goldschmidt: "GOLDY"
Archie Bradley: "HOLLYWOOD"
J.D. Martinez: "FLACO"
A.J. Pollock: "POLLO"
Jake Lamb: "LAMBO"
Fernando Rodney: "BENJAMIN"
Taijuan Walker: "TAI-WEEZY"
David Peralta: "FREIGHT TRAIN"
Ketel Marte: "THE PIKE"
Brandon Drury: "B DRU"
Jeff Mathis: "SIX"

Dodgers
Cody Bellinger: "CODYLOVE"
Kenley Jansen: "MA'MONTRO"
Justin Turner: "REDTURN2"
Yu Darvish: "YU-SAN"
Chase Utley: "SILVER FOX"
Yasiel Puig: "WILD HORSE"
Rich Hill: "BRICE" 
Yasmani Grandal: "YRG JR"
Enrique Hernandez: "KIKÉ"

Giants
Madison Bumgarner: "MAD-BUM"
Brandon Crawford: "B-CRAW"
Buster Posey: "BUSTER"
Hunter Pence: "WAWINDAJI"
Denard Span: "SPANIARD"
Jeff Samardzija: "SHARK"
Matt Cain: "HORSE"
Pablo Sandoval: "PANDA"
Sam Dyson: "ROJO"
Hunter Strickland: "STRICK"

Indians
Francisco Lindor: "MR. SMILE"
Edwin Encarnacion: "EE"
Jason Kipnis: "KIP"
Michael Brantley: "DR. SMOOTH"
Carlos Santana: "SLAMTANA"
Corey Kluber: "KLUBES"
Terry Francona: "TITO"
Danny Salazar: "SALLY"
Carlos Carrasco: "COOKIE"
Trevor Bauer: "BAUER OUTAGE"

Mariners
Robinson Cano: "DON'T YOU KNOW"
Kyle Seager: "COREY'S BROTHER"
Jean Segura: "EL MAMBO"
Jarrod Dyson: "ZOOMBIYA"
Nelson Cruz: "BOOMSTICK"
Guillermo Heredia: "EL CONDE"
Edwin Diaz: "SUGAR"
Yovani Gallardo: "YO"
James Paxton: "BIG MAPLE"
Carlos Ruiz: "CHOOCH"

Marlins
Giancarlo Stanton: "CRUZ"
Christian Yelich: "YELI"
Marcell Ozuna: "THE BIG BEAR"
Dee Gordon: "VARIS STRANGE"
Ichiro Suzuki: "ICHI"
Miguel Rojas: "MIGGY RO"
Dan Straily: "ROJO"
J.T. Realmuto: "JT"
Jose Urena: "EL NUEVE"
Brad Ziegler: "UNICORN"

Mets
Yoenis Cespedes: "LA POTENCIA"
Jacob deGrom: "JAKE"
Michael Conforto: "SCOOTER"
Jose Reyes: "LA MELAZA"
Wilmer Flores: "CATIRE"
Steven Matz: "RENO"

Nationals
Bryce Harper: "BIG KID"
Max Scherzer: "BLUE EYE"
Daniel Murphy: "MURPH"
Ryan Zimmerman: "ZIM"
Anthony Rendon: "ANT"
Gio Gonzalez: "DOUBLE G"
Tanner Roark: "T-RO"
Matt Wieters: "WIETY"
Brian Goodwin: "B. GOOD"
Sean Doolittle: "DOOOOOOOO"

Orioles
Manny Machado: "MR. MIAMI"
Jonathan Schoop: "MAMBA"
Tim Beckham: "SWAGGY T"
Chris Davis: "CRUSH"
Welington Castillo: "BEEF"
Chris Tillman: "TILLY"
Ubaldo Jimenez: "BIG U"
Zach Britton: "BRIT"
Brad Brach: "B-RAD"

Padres
Brad Hand: "BROTATO"
Hunter Renfroe: "FROE"
Cory Spangenberg: "SPANGY"
Manuel Margot: "YOANDRY"
Yangervis Solarte: "PITUKI"
Jhoulys Chacin: "MAKINA"
Dinelson Lamet: "EL FLACO"
Travis Wood: "WOODY"
Austin Hedges: "HEDGEY"
Kirby Yates: "KIRBS"

Phillies
Maikel Franco: "COMPA F"
Hector Neris: "COMPA H"
Odubel Herrera: "TORITO"
Cesar Hernandez: "CESITA"
Freddy Galvis: "TOCO"
Andres Blanco: "WHITEY"
Tommy Joseph: "TOJO"
Vince Velasquez: "VINCENTE"
Jerad Eickhoff: "EICK"
Nick Williams: "NICKY DUBS"

Pirates
Andrew McCutchen: "CUTCH"
Gerrit Cole: "COLE TRAIN"
Starling Marte: "TATO"
Gregory Polanco: "EL COFFEE"
Josh Harrison: "J HAY"
David Freese: "DAVEHUMAN"
Josh Bell: "JB"
Jameson Taillon: "J-MO"
Felipe Rivero: "NIGHTMARE"
Ivan Nova: "SUPER NOVA"

Rangers
Adrian Beltre: "EL KOJA"
Elvis Andrus: "COMANDO"
Cole Hamels: "HOLLYWOOD"
Mike Napoli: "PORTERHOUSE"
Rougned Odor: "EL TIPO"
Nomar Mazara: "BIG CHILL"
Joey Gallo: "JOE JOE"
Carlos Gomez: "EL TITERE"
Shin-Soo Choo: "TOKKI1"
Delino DeShields: "POPPA"

Rays
Chris Archer: "FLACO FUERTE"
Evan Longoria: "LONGO"
Logan Morrison: "LOMO"
Adeiny Hechavarria: "LA PANTERA"
Brad Miller: "RAT"
Lucas Duda: "DUDE"
Steven Souza Jr.: "SOUZBOT"
Peter Bourjos: "NEEDLER"
Alex Colome: "THE HORSE"
Wilson Ramos: "BUFFALO"

Red Sox
Xander Bogaerts: "X"
Hanley Ramirez: "EL TRECÉ"
Dustin Pedroia: "LASER SHOW"
Andrew Benintendi: "BENNY"
Jackie Bradley Jr.: "JBJ"
Rick Porcello: "VEINTIDÓS"
Drew Pomeranz: "BIG SMOOTH"
Chris Sale: "STICKMAN"
Craig Kimbrel: "DIRTY CRAIG"
Mookie Betts: "MOOKIE"

Reds
Joey Votto: "TOKKI 2"
Zack Cozart: "COACH"
Billy Hamilton: "BONE"
Homer Bailey: "HOMER"
Adam Duvall: "DUVY"
Raisel Iglesias: "EL CICLÓN"
Scooter Gennett: "RYAN"
Jesse Winker: "WINK"
Luis Castillo: "LA PIEDRA"
Patrick Kivlehan: "BELIEVE"

Rockies
Nolan Arenado: "NADO"
Charlie Blackmon: "CHUCK NAZTY"
Carlos Gonzalez: "CARGO"
Mark Reynolds: "SHERIFF"
DJ LeMahieu: "DJ"
Trevor Story: "JOE"
Gerardo Parra: "EL YOLO"
Jonathan Lucroy: "LUC"
Jon Gray: "GRAY WOLF"
Jeff Hoffman: "HOFF"

Royals
Alex Gordon: "GORDO"
Lorenzo Cain: "LO CAIN"
Mike Moustakas: "MOOSE"
Eric Hosmer: "PAPO"
Alcides Escobar: "ESKY"
Drew Butera: "THE DON"
Brandon Moss: "MOSS DOGG"
Danny Duffy: "BEAR"
Neftali Feliz: "NEFFI"
Kelvin Herrera: "H"
Melky Cabrera: "MELKMAN"

Tigers
Jose Iglesias: "CANDELITA"
Victor Martinez: "PAPICHO"
Mikie Mahtook: "NIGHT HAWK"
Brad Ausmus: "AUS"
Andrew Romine: "ROBOMB"

Twins
Brian Dozier: "DOZ"
Miguel Sano: "BOQUETON"
Ervin Santana: "MAGIC"
Byron Buxton: "BUCK"
Eddie Rosario: "BAUDIDOU"
Jose Berrios: "ORLANDITO"
Max Kepler: "ROZ̈YCKI"
Jorge Polanco: "CHULO"
Eduardo Escobar: "EL DE LA PICA"
Bartolo Colon: "MORALES"

White Sox
James Shields: "JUEGO G"
Tyler Saladino: "SALY"
Avisail Garcia: "AVI"
Carlos Rodon: "LOS"
Derek Holland: "DUTCH"
Jose Abreu: "MAL TIEMPO"
Mike Pelfrey: "BIG PELF"
Tyler Clippard: "CLIP"
Tim Anderson: "B. MOSS"
Miguel Gonzalez: "EL JALISCIENSE"

Yankees
Aaron Judge: "ALL RISE"
Dellin Betances: "D. DAWG"
Aroldis Chapman: "THE MISSILE"
CC Sabathia: "DUB"
Masahiro Tanaka: "MASA"
Didi Gregorius: "SIR DIDI"
Todd Frazier: "TODDFATHER"
Gary Sanchez: "KRAKEN"
Jacoby Ellsbury: "CHIEF"
Sonny Gray: "PICKLES"