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The best MLB Players’ Weekend nicknames

Players’ Weekend is back, which means it is time once again to celebrate the expansive variety of nicknames we have in today’s game — and see them featured on the alternate jerseys worn by the players.

From widely-known classics like The Machine and Thor to more comedic choices such as Corey’s Brother and PTBNL, picking a definitive favorite Players’ Weekend nickname is an impossible task. But some still stand out as especially wonderful. These are our favorite Players’ Weekend nicknames from each team:

D-backs: Brad Boxberger — BOX HAMBURGER

Braves: Ender Inciarte — GAME ENDER

Orioles: Paul Fry — PAPA FRITA

Red Sox: Chris Sale — THE CONDUCTOR

Sale

Cubs: Carl Edwards Jr. — STRINGBEAN SLINGER

Reds: Raisel Iglesias — EL CICLON

Indians: Shane Bieber — NOT JUSTIN

Bieber

Rockies:  Chad Bettis — LETTUCE

White Sox: Jose Abreu — MAL TIEMPO

Tigers: Jacoby Jones — JUICY J

Jones

Astros: Charlie Morton — GROUND CHUCK

Royals: Danny Duffy — CHILL SERGEANT

Angels: Shohei Ohtani — SHOWTIME

Ohtani

Dodgers: Walker Buehler — FERRIS

Marlins: Jarlin Garcia — JARLIN THE MARLIN

Brewers: Travis ShawMAYOR-DDC

Shaw

Twins: Logan Forsythe — LOGIE BEAR

Mets: Jerry Blevins — JER-RY JER-RY JER-RY

Yankees: Didi GregoriusTHE KNIGHT

Didi

Athletics: Sean Manaea — MANAEALATOR

Phillies: Tommy Hunter — BIGGER FELLA

Pirates: Edgar Santana — BICEPS

Santana

Padres: AJ Ellis — DAD

Mariners: James Pazos — PAPA PAZ

Giants: Hunter PenceUNDERPANTS

Pence

Cardinals: Marcell Ozuna — THE BIG BEAR 

Rays: Tyler Glasnow — MINI HORSE

Rangers: Joey Gallo — PICO DE GALLO

Blue Jays: Marco Estrada — ESTRATOSPHERE

Nationals: Sammy Solis — BIG ANGUS

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