Here are the best Players' Weekend nicknames from each team
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:
Cubs: Carl Edwards Jr. -- STRINGBEAN SLINGER
Reds: Raisel Iglesias -- EL CICLON
Indians: Shane Bieber -- NOT JUSTIN
Tigers: Jacoby Jones -- JUICY J
Angels: Shohei Ohtani -- SHOWTIME
Dodgers: Walker Buehler -- FERRIS
Padres: AJ Ellis -- DAD
Jordan Shusterman is one half of Cespedes Family BBQ. He enjoys overpaying for Mike Trout in fantasy baseball leagues and convincing the masses that Mike Zunino is good.
Jake Mintz is the louder half of the Cespedes Family BBQ. Despite a torn UCL in his right elbow, he still finds a way to tweet excessively during baseball games.