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Meet Goldy, Chuck Nazty, Redturn2, Big Kid and Tokki 2.
Those are the nicknames of some of today’s biggest National League All-Stars.
From Aug. 25-27, major league players will wear customized jerseys in celebration of MLB Players Weekend.
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A look at the NL’s alter egos: 
Atlanta Braves

The #Braves will be showing some style for Players Weekend! https://t.co/RWBEXitNpLpic.twitter.com/xXVcVaUTrL
— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) August 9, 2017

Lane Adams … La Swiftness
Matt Adams … Big City
Ozzie Albies … Albies
Aaron Blair … Blair
Rex Brothers … R Brothers
Enrique Burgos … Burgos
Johan Camargo … JC
Josh Collmenter … Collmenter
R.A. Dickey … Dickey
Tyler Flowers … Flow
Mike Foltynewicz … Folty
Freddie Freeman … Freddie
Sam Freeman … Freezy
Adonis Garcia … La Maravilla
Ender Inciarte … Ender
Luke Jackson … Jackson
Micah Johnson … Johnson
Jim Johnson … JJ
Matt Kemp … Matt
Ian Krol … King krol
Nick Markakis … TTT
Akeel Morris … A Morris
Jason Motte … J Motte
Sean Newcomb … Newk
Eddie Perez … Eddie
Jace Peterson … Petey
Brandon Phillips … Dat Dude
Jose Ramirez … Rami
Rio Ruiz … Big River
Danny Santana … Danny
Lucas Sims … Sims
Kurt Suzuki … Zuk
Dansby Swanson … Dans
Julio Teheran … JT
Arodys Vizcaino … Arodys
Matt Wisler … Wisler
Jose Yepez … Chato
Miami Marlins

Recognize any of these names?Introducing the nicknames our guys will rep August 25-27 for #PlayersWeekend: https://t.co/npMIyu5G9Ppic.twitter.com/nDOUwmNOm9
— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) August 9, 2017

Mike Aviles … Aviles
Kyle Barraclough … Bear
Justin Bour … Papito
Hunter Cervenka … Cervenka
Wei-Yin Chen … Weigh-In
Christian Colon … CC
Adam Conley … Conley
Odrisamer Despaigne … Mili-Pino
Derek Dietrich … Dietz
Brian Ellington … Elli
A.J. Ellis … Dad
Jarlin Garcia … Jarlin the Marlin
Dee Gordon … Varis Strange
Tom Koehler … TK
Jeff Locke … Lockeness
Ed Lucas … Eddie Lu
Dustin McGowan … D-Mac
Tyler Moore … T-Mo
Justin Nicolino … Nico
Marcell Ozuna … The Big Bear
Martin Prado … Pratt
J.T. Realmuto … JT
JT Riddle … T
Miguel Rojas … Miggy Ro
Giancarlo Stanton … Cruz
Drew Steckenrider … Steckasaurus
Dan Straily … Rojo
Ichiro Suzuki … Ichi
Junichi Tazawa … Taz
Tomas Telis … Telis
Jose Urena … El Nueve
Nick Wittgren … Witty
Vance Worley … Vanimal
Christian Yelich … Yeli
Brad Ziegler … Unicorn
New York Mets

New York Mets Reveal Jerseys, Nicknames For MLB Players’ Weekend #NYMhttps://t.co/bMtT85RqsNpic.twitter.com/FMburSX3dP
— Mets Report (@mets_fanly) August 17, 2017

Jerry Blevins … Gordo
Chasen Bradford … Black Bear
Asdrubal Cabrera … Chiquitín
Gavin Cecchini … Cheech
Yoenis Cespedes … La Potencia
Michael Conforto … Scooter
Travis d’Arnaud … Lil D
Jacob deGrom … Jake
Josh Edgin … Edge
Jeurys Familia … La Fama
Chris Flexen … Big Baby
Wilmer Flores … Catire
Erik Goeddel … Goopy
Robert Gsellman … G-Man
Matt Harvey … Harv
Juan Lagares … Angelo
Seth Lugo … Quarterrican
Steven Matz … Reno
Tommy Milone … Milone
Rafael Montero … Fugarra
Brandon Nimmo … Nimms
Tyler Pill … Pilly
Kevin Plawecki … Plaw
AJ Ramos … Junior
Jose Reyes … La Melaza
Matt Reynolds … Rey Rey
T.J. Rivera … T-Butta
Hansel Robles … El Peñaco
Amed Rosario … El Niño
Fernando Salas … Ferny
Paul Sewald … Paulie
Josh Smoker … Brown Bear
Noah Syndergaard … Thor
Zack Wheeler … Wheels
David Wright … D-Dub
Philadelphia Phillies

Aaron Altherr … A-A-Ron
Pedro Beato … El Barbero
Andres Blanco … Whitey
Clay Buchholz … Buck
Jerad Eickhoff … Eick
Casey Fien … Fien Machine
Maikel Franco … Compa F
Freddy Galvis … Toco
Luis Garcia … Compa G
Cesar Hernandez … Cesita
Odubel Herrera … Torito
Tommy Joseph … Tojo
Ty Kelly … TK
Andrew Knapp … Knapp Time
Mark Leiter … Junior
Ben Lively … Bebo
Hoby Milner … Milner
Adam Morgan … A-Mo
Daniel Nava … Nava
Hector Neris … Compa N
Aaron Nola … Nola
Cameron Perkins … Perkins
Ricardo Pinto … Pinto Bean
Nick Pivetta … Pivetta
Edubray Ramos … Tico
Cameron Rupp … Pavo
Hyun Soo Kim … 김현수
Brock Stassi … Trashman
Jesen Therrien … Mtl-Nord
Jake Thompson … Thompson
Vince Velasquez … Vincente
Nick Williams … Nicky Dubs
Washington Nationals

#Nationals Wire: Nationals players excited for Players Weekend https://t.co/51wsKWf61fhttps://t.co/U6M4L9ildI
— Nationals Wire (@nationalspress) August 9, 2017

Matt Albers … Albie
Joe Blanton … Joe B
A.J. Cole … AJ
Wilmer Difo … El Lindo
Sean Doolittle … Doooooooo
Stephen Drew … Dirt
Adam Eaton … Mouse
Koda Glover … Bear
Gio Gonzalez … Double G
Brian Goodwin … B. Good
Trevor Gott … Gott
Matt Grace … Gracey
Bryce Harper … Big Kid
Edwin Jackson … E. Jax
Shawn Kelley … Bak-Pak
Howie Kendrick … Kendrick
Brandon Kintzler … Kintzler
Adam Lind … Donnie
Jose Lobaton … Lobi
Ryan Madson … Blest
Daniel Murphy … Murph
Oliver Perez … Ollie
Ryan Raburn … Bobby
Neil Ramirez … Ramirez
Anthony Rendon … Ant
Tanner Roark … T-Ro
Enny Romero … Hernandez
Joe Ross … JR
Adrian Sanchez … El Chamo
Max Scherzer … Blue Eye
Sammy Solis … Show-Show
Andrew Stevenson … Stevo
Stephen Strasburg … Stras
Michael Taylor … Mikey T
Trea Turner … Triple T
Jacob Turner … Jet
Jayson Werth … Dub
Matt Wieters … Wiety
Ryan Zimmerman … Zim
Chicago Cubs

Albert Almora Jr. … Tico
Jake Arrieta … Snake
Alex Avila … Parkman
Javier Baez … El Mago
Kris Bryant … KB
Eddie Butler … Red Beard
Victor Caratini … Vic
Willson Contreras … Willy
Wade Davis … Wader
Brian Duensing … Deuce
Carl Edwards Jr. … Carl’s Jr.
Justin Grimm … Reaper
Ian Happ … Happer
Kyle Hendricks … Hendo
Jason Heyward … J-Hey
Jon Jay … 305 J
Tommy La Stella … La Stella
John Lackey … Lack
Jon Lester … Lester
Mike Montgomery … Monty
Felix Pena … Ricardon
Jose Quintana … Q
Rene Rivera … Moncho
Anthony Rizzo … Tony
Hector Rondon … Rondi
Addison Russell … Addy
Kyle Schwarber … Schwarbs
Pedro Strop … Stropy
Koji Uehara … Koji
Justin Wilson … Brennan
Ben Zobrist … Zorilla
Cincinnati Reds

Which Reds #PlayersWeekend jersey nickname is your favorite?📰 https://t.co/DdxcoL96okpic.twitter.com/oArGfpaS0J
— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) August 9, 2017

Tim Adleman … The Microwave
Arismendy Alcantara … Arismel
Homer Bailey … Homer
Tucker Barnhart … Barney
Lisalverto Bonilla … Papi Bog
Austin Brice … Bear
Jake Buchanan … Buck
Luis Castillo … La Piedra
Zack Cozart … Coach
Adam Duvall … Duvy
Scott Feldman … Fuego
Brandon Finnegan … Finny
Amir Garrett … AG
Scooter Gennett … Ryan
Billy Hamilton … Bone
Ariel Hernandez … El Fai
Raisel Iglesias … El Ciclón
Patrick Kivlehan … Believe
Michael Lorenzen … Zen Master
Devin Mesoraco … Rocko
Wandy Peralta … La Grasa
Jose Peraza … Miguel Angel
Sal Romano … Big Sally
Scott Schebler … Scheb
Kevin Shackelford … Shack
Robert Stephenson … Bob
Drew Storen … Homage
Eugenio Suarez … Nicolle
Stuart Turner … Stu
Scott Van Slyke … Van Slyke
Joey Votto … Tokki 2
Jesse Winker … Wink
Asher Wojciechowski … Wojo
Blake Wood … Blake
Milwaukee Brewers

The #Brewers released their nickname jerseys for Players Weekend, August 25-27. Who’s your favorite? pic.twitter.com/wgGzBQHjhg
— ESPN Madison (@ESPNMadison) August 9, 2017

Jesus Aguilar … Dino
Chase Anderson … Texas
Orlando Arcia … El Niño
Jett Bandy … Sinker-Slider
Jacob Barnes … Caveman
Michael Blazek … Jus Blaze
Ryan Braun … Ocho
Lewis Brinson … Sweet Lew
Keon Broxton … Fla Boy
Zach Davies … Bat Boy
Oliver Drake … Bucko
Paolo Espino … Poli
Matt Garza … The Count
Junior Guerra … Cabezon
Josh Hader … Haderade
Jared Hughes … Bull
Jeremy Jeffress … Jay-Jay
Corey Knebel … Bird Dog
Jimmy Nelson … Big Sweat
Wily Peralta … Big Wily
Hernan Perez … Pan Blanco
Brett Phillips … Maverick
Manny Pina … Pineapple
Yadiel Rivera … Tiznao
Domingo Santana … Showmingo
Rob Scahill … Gramps
Travis Shaw … Mayor-DDC
Eric Sogard … Nerd Power
Brent Suter … The Raptor
Anthony Swarzak … Swarzy
Eric Thames … Sang Namja
Carlos Torres … El Carnicero
Jonathan Villar … Villi
Stephen Vogt … I Believe
Neil Walker … Walkie
Tyler Webb … Webby
Tom Wilhelmsen … Wilhelmsen
Brandon Woodruff … Woody
Pittsburgh Pirates

ICYMI,here are the top-5 player’s weekend #pirates nicknameshttps://t.co/G3NBcyd3D1
— Pirates Breakdown (@pbcbreakdown) August 21, 2017

Johnny Barbato … JB3
Antonio Bastardo … Speedy B
Josh Bell … JB
Joaquin Benoit … El Pescador
Francisco Cervelli … Cisco
Gerrit Cole … Cole Train
Elias Diaz … El Maracucho
Adam Frazier … Fraz
David Freese … Davehuman
Tyler Glasnow … Glasnow
Phil Gosselin … Gosselin
Josh Harrison … J Hay
Daniel Hudson … Huddy
John Jaso … Easy J
Chad Kuhl … Chet
Wade LeBlanc … Frenchy
Josh Lindblom … Lindblom
Jordan Luplow … Lup
Jhan Marinez … La Electricidad
Starling Marte … Tato
Andrew McCutchen … Cutch
Jordy Mercer … The rook
Max Moroff … Maxwell
Dovydas Neverauskas … Neverauskas
Gift Ngoepe … Ngoepe
Juan Nicasio … Arenoso
Ivan Nova … Super Nova
Jose Osuna … El Gocho
Gregory Polanco … El coffee
Felipe Rivero … Nightmare
Sean Rodriguez … Chich
Edgar Santana … Santana
A.J. Schugel … Schug
Jacob Stallings … Stallings
Chris Stewart … Stew
Jameson Taillon … J-Mo
Trevor Williams … EV
St. Louis Cardinals

Players will get to wear nicknames on the jersey backs & use uniquely colored/designed spikes, batting gloves, wristbands, sleeves & bats. pic.twitter.com/XEuvtUbcli
— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) August 9, 2017

Harrison Bader … Bader
Matt Bowman … Bowman
John Brebbia … Brebbia
Matt Carpenter … Carp
Brett Cecil … Cecil
Paul DeJong … DeJong
Aledmys Diaz … A.D.
Zach Duke … Duke
Dexter Fowler … Dex
Eric Fryer … Fryer
John Gant … Gant
Greg Garcia … Garcia
Marco Gonzales … Gonzales
Randal Grichuk … Grich
Jedd Gyorko … Gyorko
Chad Huffman … Huffman
Carson Kelly … Kelly
Mike Leake … Sparky
Lance Lynn … Lynn
Tyler Lyons … Lyons
Carlos Martinez … Tsunami
Jose Martinez … Café
Mike Mayers … Mayers
Yadier Molina … Yadi
Seung-Hwan Oh … 오승환
Tommy Pham … T. Pham
Stephen Piscotty … Momo
Alex Reyes … A.Rey
Trevor Rosenthal … Big T
Kevin Siegrist … Siegs
Magneuris Sierra … Sierra
Sam Tuivailala … Tui
Michael Wacha … Wach
Adam Wainwright … Waino
Luke Weaver … Weaver
Kolten Wong … Wonger
Arizona Diamondbacks

Players Weekend: Hollywood, The Pike, Hermm the Worm to suit up for Diamondbacks https://t.co/EkAn1dndCzpic.twitter.com/OqeG9lrkQt
— Zesty Diamondbacks (@zesty_dbacks) August 10, 2017

Nick Ahmed … Slick Nick
Jake Barrett … Big Bear
Gregor Blanco … White Shark
Silvino Bracho … Braaach
Archie Bradley … Hollywood
Andrew Chafin … The Sheriff
Patrick Corbin … Corby
Rubby De La Rosa … La Foca
Jorge De La Rosa … George
Randall Delgado … Pupi
Daniel Descalso … Scals
Brandon Drury … B Dru
Zack Godley … Bull
Paul Goldschmidt … Goldy
Zack Greinke … Greinke
Jeremy Hazelbaker … Raker
David Hernandez … Dhern
Chris Herrmann … Herrm the Worm
J.J. Hoover … Hoov
Chris Iannetta … C.I.
Jake Lamb … Lambo
Ketel Marte … The Pike
J.D. Martinez … Flaco
Jeff Mathis … Six
T.J. McFarland … Mac
Chris Owings … C.O.
David Peralta … Freight Train
A.J. Pollock … Pollo
Robbie Ray … Bob
Fernando Rodney … Benjamin
Adam Rosales … Rosie
Braden Shipley … Sensy
Yasmany Tomas … Tanque
Taijuan Walker … Tai-Weezy
Colorado Rockies

Here’s the full list of #Rockies’ nickname jerseys for Players Weekend: https://t.co/UtA1EsrRWx by @JoeNguyen
— Denver Post Sports (@DPostSports) August 11, 2017

Alexi Amarista … Ninja
Tyler Anderson … Ricky F.
Nolan Arenado … Nado
Chad Bettis … Betty
Charlie Blackmon … Chuck Nazty
Stephen Cardullo … Dullo
Shane Carle … Carle
Tyler Chatwood … Chatty
David Dahl … Dahl
Ian Desmond … Charron
Mike Dunn … Dunner
Carlos Estevez … Este
Kyle Freeland … Free
Carlos Gonzalez … Cargo
Jon Gray … Gray Wolf
Ryan Hanigan … Hanny
Jeff Hoffman … Hoff
Greg Holland … Holland
DJ LeMahieu … DJ
Jonathan Lucroy … Luc
German Marquez … Marque
Jake McGee … Jake
Tom Murphy … Murph
Pat Neshek … Neshek
Scott Oberg … Obie
Adam Ottavino … Otto
Gerardo Parra … El Yolo
Chad Qualls … Quallsy
Mark Reynolds … Sheriff
Zac Rosscup … Rosscup
Chris Rusin … Russ
Antonio Senzatela … Senze
Trevor Story … Joe
Raimel Tapia … Fifty
Pat Valaika … Valaika
Tony Wolters … Tony
Los Angeles Dodgers

ICYMI: See all the nicknames the guys will be wearing on their jerseys for #PlayersWeekend. #LetsGoDodgers🔗: https://t.co/OaUZbW7zphpic.twitter.com/QEHB3CAU3a
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) August 10, 2017

Luis Avilan … Avi
Pedro Baez … La Mula
Austin Barnes … Sam
Cody Bellinger … Codylove
Tony Cingrani … Grani
Yu Darvish … Yu-San
Grant Dayton … G Money
Brett Eibner … Eibner
Andre Ethier … Daddy
Josh Fields … Fields
Logan Forsythe … Logie Bear
Mike Freeman … Freeman
Adrian Gonzalez … El Titán
Yasmani Grandal … YRG JR
Curtis Granderson … Grandyman
Franklin Gutierrez … El Guti
Enrique Hernandez … Kiké
Rich Hill … Brice
Kenley Jansen … Kenleyfornia
Scott Kazmir … Kazmir
Clayton Kershaw … Kersh
Adam Liberatore … Libertore
Kenta Maeda … Maeken
Brandon McCarthy … Bmac
Brandon Morrow … B Mo
Joc Pederson … Dizzy
Yasiel Puig … Wild Horse
Josh Ravin … El Cuervo
Dave Roberts … Doc
Hyun-Jin Ryu … Monster
Corey Seager … Seager
Rob Segedin … Segedin
Ross Stripling … Chicken Strip
Chris Taylor … CT3
Trayce Thompson … Rocco’s Uncle
Justin Turner … Redturn2
Julio Urias … Urias
Chase Utley … Silver Fox
Tony Watson … Watty
Alex Wood … Woodman
San Diego Padres

Here are the Padres’ Players Weekend jerseys. Brad “Brotato” Hand, for the win. https://t.co/MnHxEpQguMpic.twitter.com/ee9sCTw8qT
— AJ Cassavell (@AJCassavell) August 9, 2017

Carlos Asuaje … Asuaje
Erick Aybar … EA
Buddy Baumann … George
Jabari Blash … Big Daddy
Ryan Buchter … Book
Jhoulys Chacin … Makina
Dusty Coleman … D-Man
Franchy Cordero … Cordy
Allen Cordoba … Coso
Jarred Cosart … Cosart
Chase d’Arnaud … Cheetah
Miguel Diaz … Diaz
Christian Friedrich … Bird
Brad Hand … Brotato
Austin Hedges … Hedgey
Travis Jankowski … Fred
Dinelson Lamet … El Flaco
Kyle Lloyd … Harry
Jordan Lyles … Lyles
Manuel Margot … Yoandry
Phil Maton … Maton
Kyle McGrath … Mcgregor
Wil Myers … Myers
Luis Perdomo … Perdomo
Jose Pirela … Aguila Negra
Kevin Quackenbush … Quack
Hunter Renfroe … Froe
Clayton Richard … Richard
Hector Sanchez … Sanchez
Ryan Schimpf … Schimpf
Yangervis Solarte … Pituki
Cory Spangenberg … Spangy
Craig Stammen … Trig
Matt Strahm … Strahmy
Matt Szczur … Szczur
Luis Torrens … Churro
Jose Torres … Torry
Travis Wood … Woody
Kirby Yates … Kirbs
San Francisco Giants

Some old:BCrawSharkSome creative:PanikBeltSome new:WawindajiThe Preacher #SFGiants#PlayersWeekend jerseys: pic.twitter.com/ZNVsXqwInF
— San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) August 9, 2017

Brandon Belt … Belt
Ty Blach … The Preacher
Madison Bumgarner … Mad-Bum
Matt Cain … Horse
Brandon Crawford … B-Craw
Kyle Crick … Cricky
Johnny Cueto … Cinco
Sam Dyson … Rojo
Cory Gearrin … Gearrin
Conor Gillaspie … Gillaspie
Miguel Gomez … Little Panda
Gorkys Hernandez … Cazador
Aaron Hill … Hilly
Nick Hundley … Hundo
Jae-Gyun Hwang … 황재균
Ryder Jones … Jonesy
Derek Law … D-Law
Mark Melancon … Stretch
Carlos Moncrief … C-Los
Matt Moore … Matty Moe
Bryan Morris … B-Mo
Steven Okert … O
Josh Osich … Osich
Joe Panik … Panik
Jarrett Parker … Park
Hunter Pence … Wawindaji
Buster Posey … Buster
Jeff Samardzija … Shark
Pablo Sandoval … Panda
Austin Slater … AC
Will Smith … Smitty
Denard Span … Spaniard
Chris Stratton … Strat
Hunter Strickland … Strick
Albert Suarez … Chiguire
Kelby Tomlinson … Tommy
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