April 30, 2015

A brief overview of baseball player nicknames.

(all nicknames "created" and compiled by myself and @peterwtrue)

Michael Brantley - Mikey B
Michael Pineda - Mikey P
Michael Taylor - Mikey T
Nick Castellanos - Nicky C
Adam Jones - Pacman
Jake Lamb - Lamb Night
Steve Pearce - Snowpearcer
Miguel Montero - MiggyMon
George Springer - Spring Dinger
Oswaldo Arcia - Waldo
Denard Span - Nard Dog
Hunter Pence - Hundred
David Robertson - DaveRob
Dalton Pompey - Pompey the Great
Huston Street - Baby Huey
Phil Hughes - Will Lughes
Bartolo Colon - Bart Bart
Derek Norris - DeaNo
Ian Desmond - I-Dez
Lucas Duda - DudaDay
Danny Santana - DanSan
Danny Salazar - DanSal
Yangervis Solarte - Solarte Party
Michael Cuddyer - CUDDY
Josh Harrison - Spider
A.J. Pollock - Chat Show
Justin Smoak - The SMOAKer 
Steve Cishek - Cishy
Fernando Rodney - Fraudney
Matt Shoemaker - The Cobbler
Charlie Blackmon - Charlie O'Blackmon
Tyson Ross - RAWSE
Brandon Moss - MAWSE
Ubaldo Jimenez - Ubaldeezy
Mike Fiers - Michael Fuckin' Fiers
Trevor Rosenthal - Big Trev
Trevor Cahill - Big Trev
Trevor Bauer - Big Trev
Chris Tillman - Tilly
Freddie Freeman - Fredward
Kyle Seager - Bob Seger
Mark Melancon - Melly
Darin Ruf - Ruf Daddy
Jesse Chavez - Jesse's Girl
Drew Pomeranz - Drew Pomegranate
Dustin Ackley - ATTACKley
Daniel Murphy - DanMurph
David Murphy - DaveMurph
Todd Frazier - Frazier Crane OR Bob Frazier
Melky Cabrera - Melkster
Carlos Gonzalez - CarGo 1.0
Carlos Gomez - CarGo 2.0
Anthony Rizzo - The Rizz
Andrew McCutchen - CUTCH (the originators)
Kolten Wong - Kolt and the BOYS (his teammates)
Lorenzo Cain - The Cain Train
Corey Kluber - The Klubes
A.J. Griffin - AEEJ
B.J. Upton - BEEJ
C.J. Wilson - CEEJ
Adam Eaton - Big Eatin'
Jarrod Parker - RodPark
Ender Inciarte - Ender's Game
Wade Davis - Wadester
Wade Miley - Wadester
Wade LeBlanc - Wadester
Chris Archer - Sterling
Mark Trumbo - TrumBOMBs
Neil Walker - NeilWalk
Drew Hutchison - DrewHutch
Brian Dozier - The DOZ
Jimmy Paredes - Bulls on Paredes
Pedro Alvarez - Fat Pedro
Andrelton Simmons - Drelly
Christian Yelich - Yelly
Rick Porcello - Porch

Free Agents

Matt Hague - The