More accurate Mets player nicknames

It’s players’ weekend and that means it’s time for those alternate uniforms featuring fun nicknames. Some are clever like “PTBNL” (Josh Phegley) and “<box emoji> <hamburger emoji>” (Brad Boxberger) and some like “Buster” (duh, Buster Posey), eh, not so much. The Mets, like the rest of MLB, have their share of cute and not-so-cute jerseys for this weekend. Following is a list of Mets nicknames and some better suggestions:

Tyler Bashlor: “BASH” “LATE INNING HOMER”

Jose Bautista: “JOEYBATS” “FINALE”

Jerry Blevins: “JER-RY JER-RY JER-RY” “I AM GROOT”

Jay Bruce: “BRUUUCE” “BOOMERANG”

Yoenis Cespedes: “LA POTENCIA” “LA CONTRACTA”

Michael Conforto: “SCOOTER” “SOME DAY”

Travis d’Arnaud: “LIL d” “CHINA DOLL”

Jacob deGrom: “deGROM” “deLUXE”

Phillip Evans: “BARREL” “DFA”

Wilmer Flores: “CATIRE” “CLUTCH”

Todd Frazier: “TODDFATHER” “JERSEY SHORE”

Robert Gsellman: “G-MAN” “EVIL JAKE”

Luis Guillorme: “LUISMI” “SWIPER”

Austin Jackson: “A-JAX” “DEAD CAT BOUNCE”

Juan Lagares: “ANGELO” “LA FRAGILE”

Seth Lugo: “QUARTERRICAN” “SPIN DOCTOR”

Steven Matz: “MATZY” “LEGOS”

Jeff McNeil: “JT” “BATTLE AXE”

Devin Mesoraco: “ROCKO” “GROUND HOG”

Rafael Montero: “MONTERO” “FORMER PROSPECT”

Brandon Nimmo: “NIMMS” “SPARK PLUG”

Corey Oswalt: “OZ” “NOT ROY”

Kevin Plawecki: “PLAW DAWG” “BACK-UP PLAN”

AJ Ramos: “JUNIOR” “OUT OF SERVICE”

Jose Reyes: “LA MELAZA” “GAME OVER”

Jacob Rhame: “RHAMROD” “BP”

T.J. Rivera: “T-BUTTA” “REMEMBER ME?”

Amed Rosario: “EL NIÑO” “LA STUDENTE”

Paul Sewald: “PAULIE” “HELICOPTER”

Dominic Smith: “BIG D” “CONTENDER”

Drew Smith: “SMITTY” “THAT GUY”

Anthony Swarzak: “T-SWEEZY” “ONE GOOD YEAR”

Noah Syndergaard: “THOR” “DODGE THIS”

Jason Vargas: “VARGY” “FINALLY”

Bobby Wahl: “PEANUT” “SLINGER”

Zack Wheeler: “WHEELS” “AT LAST”

David Wright: “D-DUB” “CAPTAIN AMERICA”

5 comments for “More accurate Mets player nicknames

  1. Chris F
    August 26, 2018 at 11:40 am

    Flores:

    E3 E4 E5 E6

    • MattyMets
      August 27, 2018 at 8:12 am

      Chris, that’s brilliant.

      • Chris F
        August 27, 2018 at 11:21 am

        🙂

  2. Mack
    August 26, 2018 at 12:16 pm

    Great post.

  3. August 27, 2018 at 8:02 am

    Shocked at what Wright’s actually is. Did they let him wear it in his rehab game?

    Oh, and loved Chris F’s contribution.

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