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Brewers announce jersey nicknames for Players Weekend

We have some new nicknames (and emojis) to mix in with the old classics

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MLB’s MLB’s Players Weekend has become pretty popular in its first couple years, with players getting to choose their own nicknames to put on the backs of some bright and gaudy jerseys.

The league has toned down the special jerseys this year -- all the way down, actually, with monochrome black jerseys for road teams and white for home teams.

The nicknames are always a highlight, though, and we have some new ones this year with some new faces on the team.

Here’s the full Brewers list, as announced by

Matt Albers: “BIG SALT”

Orlando Arcia: “EL NIÑO”

Chase Anderson: “CHASER”

Lorenzo Cain: “THREE KID$”

Jhoulys Chacin: “LA MAKINA”

Alex Claudio: “AC”

Zach Davies: “BAT BOY”

Ben Gamel: “GAM”

Gio Gonzalez: “DOUBLE G”

Yasmani Grandal: “YAZMANIAN DEVIL”

Trent Grisham: “GRISH”

Junior Guerra: “CABEZON”

Josh Hader: “HADERADE”

Keston Hiura: “KESTDADDY”

Adrian Houser: “DOOGY”

Jeremy Jeffress: “(BREAD EMOJI) & (BUTTER EMOJI)”

Jordan Lyles: “J LYLES”

Jimmy Nelson: “BIG SWEAT”

Freddy Peralta: “KACIKE”

Manny Pina: “PINEAPPLE”

Drew Pomeranz: “(PALM TREE EMOJI)”

Travis Shaw: “MAYOR-DDC”

Eric Thames: “PHONE HOME”

Aaron Wilkerson: “WILKY”

Devin Williams: “DAVE”

Brandon Woodruff: “WOODY” notes while Zach Davies will once again use “BAT BOY” as the name on his jersey, he’ll also wear “BB” under the name instead of his usual #27.

JR Radcliffe at the Journal-Sentinel also has our list of coach nicknames:

Craig Counsell -- EL POLLO

Robinzon Diaz -- EL BARON

Andy Haines -- HAINESY

Marcus Hanel -- BEAR

Chris Hook -- HOOKEY

Steve Karsay -- KARS

Jason Lane -- LANER

Pat Murphy -- MURPH

Ed Sedar -- EDDIE LOVE

Carlos Subero -- COMETIERRA

I’ve been a big fan of Eric Thames calling back to his time in Korea the past couple years, but going E.T. with “PHONE HOME” is a solid choice. It’s also hard not to be a fan of Adrian “DOOGY” Houser.

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The Brewers will wear the uniforms August 23-25 at Miller Park against Arizona.