Thursday, 10 August 2017

Sports: Here are the new bright colored MLB uniforms that will include player nicknames for all 30 teams

MLB's new "Players Weekend" uniforms.

MLB and the MLB Players' Association have announced that all teams will wear special bright colored uniforms for the first-ever "Players Weekend" August 25-27.

Major League Baseball and the MLB Players' Association have announced that all teams will wear special brightly colored uniforms for the first-ever "Players Weekend" August 25-27.

You can see every team's jerseys and caps, as well as all of their nicknames below.

In addition to the bright colors, the uniforms will also feature player nicknames on the back, and according to SportsLogo.net, who first broke the news and the photos, other uniform restrictions will be loosened to allow players to wear things like customized cleats and bats.

This is a popular trend in pro sports. The NFL has their "Color Rush" uniforms for Thursday night games and for one weekend during the 2016 season they allowed players to wear customized cleats to support their favorite charities.

The NBA has allowed players to occasionally wear nicknames on the back of their uniforms for special designated games in recent seasons. Individual MLB teams and players have used nicknames on the back of their jerseys in the past (e.g. the 1976 Atlanta Braves), but the most notable instance of nicknames on uniforms was the short-lived XFL football league.

Below is a look at all of the MLB uniforms and the nicknames.

Amazingly, the actual jerseys look even brighter than the artistic renderings below.



But the true level of brightness is best appreciated when just the caps are grouped together.



Louisville Slugger is also making custom bats for the players. It looks like the Yankees will be using silver bats.



The uniforms will have a special modified version of the classic MLB logo. This one features the young player from the Little League logo on the left "growing up" into the MLB logo on the right.



You can see the two original logos side-by-side here.



And here are the uniforms for every team and the full roster of nicknames, starting with the Arizona Diamondbacks‏. Some of the nicknames have been deciphered for us by MLB.com

Paul Goldschmidt: "GOLDY"
Archie Bradley: "HOLLYWOOD"
J.D. Martinez: "FLACO"
A.J. Pollock: "POLLO"
Jake Lamb: "LAMBO"
Fernando Rodney: "BENJAMIN"
Taijuan Walker: "TAI-WEEZY"
David Peralta: "FREIGHT TRAIN"
Ketel Marte: "THE PIKE"
Brandon Drury: "B DRU"
Jeff Mathis: "SIX"



Atlanta Braves

• Freddie Freeman: "FREDDIE"
Ender Inciarte: "ENDER"
• Brandon Phillips: "DAT DUDE"
Julio Teheran: "JT"
• Tyler Flowers: "FLOW"
Matt Adams: "BIG CITY"
Nick Markakis: "TTT"
Mike Foltynewicz: "FOLTY"
Jim Johnson: "JJ"
Sean Newcomb: "NEWK"



Baltimore Orioles

Manny Machado: "MR. MIAMI"
Jonathan Schoop: "MAMBA"
Tim Beckham: "SWAGGY T"
Chris Davis: "CRUSH"
Welington Castillo: "BEEF"
Chris Tillman: "TILLY"
Ubaldo Jimenez: "BIG U"
Zach Britton: "BRIT"
Brad Brach: "B-RAD"



Boston Red Sox

Xander Bogaerts: "X"
Hanley Ramirez: "EL TRECÉ"
• Dustin Pedroia: "LASER SHOW"
Andrew Benintendi: "BENNY"
Jackie Bradley Jr.: "JBJ"
• Rick Porcello: "VEINTIDÓS"
Drew Pomeranz: "BIG SMOOTH"
Chris Sale: "STICKMAN"
Craig Kimbrel: "DIRTY CRAIG"
Mookie Betts: "MOOKIE"



Chicago Cubs

• Kris Bryant: "KB"
Anthony Rizzo: "TONY"
Jake Arrieta: "SNAKE"
Ben Zobrist: "ZORILLA"
• Kyle Schwarber: "SCHWARBS"
Willson Contreras: "WILLY"
Jason Heyward: "J-HEY"
Javier Baez: "EL MAGO"
Wade Davis: "WADER"
Kyle Hendricks: "HENDO"



Chicago White Sox

• Shields: "JUEGO G"
• Saladino: "SALY"
Avisail Garcia: "AVI"
Carlos Rodon: "LOS"
Derek Holland: "DUTCH"
Jose Abreu: "MAL TIEMPO"
Mike Pelfrey: "BIG PELF"
Tyler Clippard: "CLIP"
Tim Anderson: "B. MOSS"
Miguel Gonzalez: "EL JALISCIENCE"



Cincinnati Reds‏

• Votto: "TOKKI 2"
Zack Cozart: "COACH"
• Hamilton: "BONE"
Homer Bailey: "HOMER"
Adam Duvall: "DUVY"
Raisel Iglesias: "EL CICLÓN"
Scooter Gennett: "RYAN"
Jesse Winker: "WINK"
Luis Castillo: "LA PIEDRA"
Patrick Kivlehan: "BELIEVE"



Cleveland Indians‏

• Francisco Lindor: "MR. SMILE"
Edwin Encarnacion: "EE"
Jason Kipnis: "KIP"
Michael Brantley: "DR. SMOOTH"
Carlos Santana: "SLAMTANA"
Corey Kluber: "KLUBES"
• Terry Francona: "TITO"
Danny Salazar: "SALLY"
Carlos Carrasco: "COOKIE"
Trevor Bauer: "BAUER OUTAGE"



Colorado Rockies

• Nolan Arenado: "NADO"
• Charlie Blackmon: "CHUCK NAZTY"
Carlos Gonzalez: "CARGO"
Mark Reynolds: "SHERIFF"
DJ LeMahieu: "DJ"
• Trevor Story: "JOE"
Gerardo Parra: "EL YOLO"
Jonathan Lucroy: "LUC"
Jon Gray: "GRAY WOLF"
Jeff Hoffman: "HOFF"



Detroit Tigers‏

• Miguel Cabrera: "MIGGY"
Justin Verlander: "JV"
Justin Upton: "J-UP"
Ian Kinsler: "BOOTSIE"
Jose Iglesias: "CANDELITA"
• Victor Martinez: "PAPICHO"
Mikie Mahtook: "NIGHT HAWK"
• Brad Ausmus: "AUS"
Andrew Romine: "ROBOMB"
Anibal Sanchez: "SANCHIE"



Houston Astros‏

• Altuve: "TUVE"
• Devenski: "DEVO THE DRAGON"
Carlos Beltran: "IVAN"
Ken Giles: "100 MILES GILES"
Alex Bregman: "A-BREG"
Jake Marisnick: "BIG FUDGE"
Marwin Gonzalez: "MARGO"
Collin McHugh: "SNAP DRAGON 2"
Josh Reddick: "RED DAWG"
Yuli Gurriel: "EL YULI"



Kansas City Royals

• Alex Gordon: "GORDO"
Lorenzo Cain: "LO CAIN"
• Mike Moustakas: "MOOSE"
• Eric Hosmer: "PAPO"
Alcides Escobar: "ESKY"
Drew Butera: "THE DON"
Brandon Moss: "MOSS DOGG"
• Danny Duffy: "BEAR"
Neftali Feliz: "NEFFI"
Kelvin Herrera: "H"
• Melky Cabrera: "MELKMAN"



Los Angeles Angels

Mike Trout: "KIIIIID"
Albert Pujols: "THE MACHINE"
• Andrelton Simmons: "SIMÓN"
Cam Bedrosian: "BEDROCK"
Martin Maldonado: "CASCAJO"
Kole Calhoun: "KOLEMAN"
• Cameron Maybin: "SLIM"
Ben Revere: "REVY"



Los Angeles Dodgers

• Cody Bellinger: "CODYLOVE"
Kenley Jansen: "MA'MONTRO"
• Justin Turner: "REDTURN2"
Yu Darvish: "YU-SAN"
Chase Utley: "SILVER FOX"
Yasiel Puig: "WILD HORSE"
Rich Hill: "BRICE"
• Joc Pederson: "DIZZY"
Yasmani Grandal: "YRG JR"
Enrique Hernandez: "KIKÉ"



Miami Marlins

Giancarlo Stanton: "CRUZ"
• Christian Yelich: "YELI"
Marcell Ozuna: "THE BIG BEAR"
Dee Gordon: "VARIS STRANGE"
Ichiro Suzuki: "ICHI"
Miguel Rojas: "MIGGY RO"
Dan Straily: "ROJO"
J.T. Realmuto: "JT"
Jose Urena: "EL NUEVE"
Brad Ziegler: "UNICORN"



Milwaukee Brewers

Ryan Braun: "OCHO"
Travis Shaw: "MAYOR-DDC"
Jimmy Nelson: "BIG SWEAT"
Keon Broxton: "FLA BOY"
Orlando Arcia: "EL NIÑO"
Eric Sogard: "NERD POWER"
Corey Knebel: "BIRD DOG"
Domingo Santana: "SHOWMINGO"
Matt Garza: "THE COUNT"
Manny Pina: "PINEAPPLE"



Minnesota Twins

• Brian Dozier: "DOZ"
Miguel Sano: "BOQUETON"
• Ervin Santana: "MAGIC"
• Byron Buxton: "BUCK"
Eddie Rosario: "BAUDIDOU"
Jose Berrios: "ORLANDITO"
Max Kepler: "ROZ̈YCKI"
Jorge Polanco: "CHULO"
Eduardo Escobar: "EL DE LA PICA"
Bartolo Colon: "MORALES"



New York Mets

Yoenis Cespedes: "LA POTENCIA"
Jacob deGrom: "JAKE"
Michael Conforto: "SCOOTER"
Curtis Granderson: "GRANDYMAN"
Jose Reyes: "LA MELAZA"
Jay Bruce: "BRUUUCE"
Neil Walker: "WALKIE"
Wilmer Flores: "CATIRE"
Steven Matz: "RENO"



New York Yankees (this will be the first time the Yankees have ever worn jerseys with player names on the back)

• Aaron Judge: "ALL RISE"
• Dellin Betances: "D. DAWG"
Aroldis Chapman: "THE MISSILE"
CC Sabathia: "DUB"
Masahiro Tanaka: "MASA"
Didi Gregorius: "SIR DIDI"
Todd Frazier: "TODDFATHER"
Gary Sanchez: "KRAKEN"
Jacoby Ellsbury: "CHIEF"
Sonny Gray: "PICKLES"



The nicknames on the back will certainly be unique, but they will also create a situation we have never seen before: names on the back of Yankees jerseys. Aaron Judge will have "ALL RISE" on the back of his jersey.



Oakland A's

• Khris Davis: "KHRUSH"
Marcus Semien: "MAHKUS"
Rajai Davis: "RAJ"
Josh Phegley: "PTBNL"
Matt Joyce: "DJ SS"
Ryon Healy: "HEALS"
Matt Chapman: "CHAPPY"
Sean Manaea: "DA KID"
Santiago Casilla: "WILLI"
Jharel Cotton: "SQUEAKY"



Philadelphia Phillies

Maikel Franco: "COMPA F"
Hector Neris: "COMPA H"
Odubel Herrera: "TORITO"
Cesar Hernandez: "CESITA"
Freddy Galvis: "TOCO"
Andres Blanco: "WHITEY"
• Tommy Joseph: "TOJO"
• Vince Velasquez: "VINCENTE"
Jerad Eickhoff: "EICK"
Nick Williams: "NICKY DUBS"



Pittsburgh Pirates

• Andrew McCutchen: "CUTCH"
Gerrit Cole: "COLE TRAIN"
Starling Marte: "TATO"
• Gregory Polanco: "EL COFFEE"
Josh Harrison: "J HAY"
David Freese: "DAVEHUMAN"
Josh Bell: "JB"
Jameson Taillon: "J-MO"
Felipe Rivero: "NIGHTMARE"
Ivan Nova: "SUPER NOVA"



San Diego Padres

Brad Hand: "BROTATO"
Hunter Renfroe: "FROE"
• Spangenberg: "SPANGY"
Manuel Margot: "YOANDRY"
Yangervis Solarte: "PITUKI"
Jhoulys Chacin: "MAKINA"
Dinelson Lamet: "EL FLACO"
Travis Wood: "WOODY"
• Hedges: "HEDGEY"
• Yates: "KIRBS"



San Francisco Giants

Madison Bumgarner: "MAD-BUM"
Brandon Crawford: "B-CRAW"
Buster Posey: "BUSTER"
• Hunter Pence: "WAWINDAJI"
Denard Span: "SPANIARD"
• Jeff Samardzija: "SHARK"
Matt Cain: "HORSE"
Pablo Sandoval: "PANDA"
Sam Dyson: "ROJO"
Hunter Strickland: "STRICK"



Seattle Mariners

Robinson Cano: DON'T YOU KNOW
Kyle Seager: COREY'S BROTHER
Jean Segura: EL MAMBO
Jarrod Dyson: ZOOMBIYA
• Nelson Cruz: BOOMSTICK
Guillermo Heredia: EL CONDE
Edwin Diaz: SUGAR
Yovani Gallardo: YO
James Paxton: BIG MAPLE
Carlos Ruiz: CHOOCH



St. Louis Cardinals

Yadier Molina: "YADI"
• Martinez: "TSUNAMI"
Dexter Fowler: "DEX"
Matt Carpenter: "CARP"
Kolten Wong: "WONGER"
Mike Leake: "SPARKY"
Adam Wainwright: "WAINO"
Michael Wacha: "WACH"
Trevor Rosenthal: "BIG T"
• Grichuk: "GRICH"



Tampa Bay Rays

Chris Archer: "FLACO FUERTE"
• Evan Longoria: "LONGO"
• Logan Morrison: "LOMO"
Adeiny Hechavarria: "LA PANTERA"
Brad Miller: "RAT"
Lucas Duda: "DUDE"
Steven Souza Jr.: "SOUZBOT"
Peter Bourjos: "NEEDLER"
Alex Colome: "THE HORSE"
Wilson Ramos: "BUFFALO"



Texas Rangers

Adrian Beltre: "El Koja"
Elvis Andrus: "Comando"
Cole Hamels: "Hollywood"
Mike Napoli: "Porterhouse"
Rougned Odor: "El Tipo"
Nomar Mazara: "Big Chill"
Joey Gallo: "Joe Joe"
Carlos Gomez: "El Titere"
Shin-Soo Choo: "Tokki 1"
• Delino DeShields: "Poppa"



Toronto Blue Jays

• Josh Donaldson: "BRINGER OF RAIN"
Marcus Stroman: "STRO-SHOW"
Justin Smoak: "MOAKEY"
• Jose Bautista: "JOEY BATS"
• Kevin Pillar: "PILL"
Marco Estrada: "ESTRADABIEN"
• J.A. Happ: "HAPPER"
Kendrys Morales: "MO MO"
Roberto Osuna: "NO PANIC"
Russell Martin: "MUSCLE"



Washington Nationals

• Bryce Harper: "BIG KID"
• Max Scherzer: "BLUE EYE"
Daniel Murphy: "MURPH"
Ryan Zimmerman: "ZIM"
Anthony Rendon: "ANT"
Gio Gonzalez: "DOUBLE G"
Tanner Roark: "T-RO"
Matt Wieters: "WIETY"
Brian Goodwin: "B. GOOD"
• Sean Doolittle: "DOOOOOOOO"





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