LEADING OFF: Players get creative, Yanks at Dodger Stadium

Plainview Daily Herald
LEADING OFF: Players get creative, Yanks at Dodger Stadium
LEADING OFF: Players get creative, Yanks at Dodger Stadium

A look at what's happening around the majors today: NAME THAT NICKNAME Jerseys will take on a different look during Players' Weekend, when big leaguers are encouraged to be creative with what goes on the back of their uniforms. Cleveland outfielder Yasiel Puig will have Wild Horse, for the way he charges around the bases. Rays pitcher Charlie Morton will use Ground Chuck, for how he induces grounders. Reds first baseman Joey Votto will go with Who — for the "Abbott and Costello" comedy routine of "Who's on First?" Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis is skipping letters and going with an emoji — of lettuce, to rhyme with his last name. OCTOBER PREVIEW? Yankees lefty James Paxton is having one of the best

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