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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:

D-backs: Brad Boxberger -- BOX HAMBURGER

Braves: Ender Inciarte -- GAME ENDER

Orioles: Paul Fry -- PAPA FRITA

Red Sox: Chris Sale -- THE CONDUCTOR


Cubs: Carl Edwards Jr. -- STRINGBEAN SLINGER

Reds: Raisel Iglesias -- EL CICLON

Indians: Shane Bieber -- NOT JUSTIN


Rockies:  Chad Bettis -- LETTUCE

White Sox: Jose Abreu -- MAL TIEMPO

Tigers: Jacoby Jones -- JUICY J


Astros: Charlie Morton -- GROUND CHUCK

Royals: Danny Duffy -- CHILL SERGEANT

Angels: Shohei Ohtani -- SHOWTIME


Dodgers: Walker Buehler -- FERRIS

Marlins: Jarlin Garcia -- JARLIN THE MARLIN

Brewers: Travis Shaw -- MAYOR-DDC


Twins: Logan Forsythe -- LOGIE BEAR

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

Yankees: Didi Gregorius -- THE KNIGHT


Athletics: Sean Manaea -- MANAEALATOR

Phillies: Tommy Hunter -- BIGGER FELLA

Pirates: Edgar Santana -- BICEPS


Padres: AJ Ellis -- DAD

Mariners: James Pazos -- PAPA PAZ

Giants: Hunter Pence -- UNDERPANTS


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