MLB stars' 'Carlos Danger' names

By now you've likely heard of "Carlos Danger," the pseudonym used by New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner to engage in salacious online trysts. It's the funniest fake name since Mike Vick was calling himself Ron Mexico.



With the Carlos Danger jokes hot and heavy, the folks at The Slate created a wonderful Carlos Danger name generator you can use to give yourself a funny Carlos Danger-esque name. I enjoyed it — other rather, Raphael Catastrophe did. But since baseball is always on my brain these days, I wondered what baseball players' "Carlos Danger" names would be. If you're wondering too, flip through this slideshow.


Philadelphia Phillies v New York Mets

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 19: Matt Harvey #33 and Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets look on from the dugout during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field on July 19, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers v Kansas City Royals

KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 21: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a home run during the 1st inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on July 21, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Dodgers v Toronto Blue Jays

TORONTO, CANADA - JULY 22: Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers warms up during batting practice before MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 22, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Oakland Athletics v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 20: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels reacts after taking third on a Albert Pujols #5 single during the first inning against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 20, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez stretches before an at-bat for the Charleston RiverDogs. The embattled star is back on the DL for the time being after straining his quadriceps. (Getty)

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San Diego Padres v Milwaukee Brewers

MILWAUKEE, WI - JULY 23: Carlos Gomez #27 of the Milwaukee Brewers smells his bat after fouling off a pitch in the bottom of the second inning against the San Diego Padres at Miller Park on July 23, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks v Chicago Cubs

CHICAGO, IL- JUNE 1: Relief pitcher Carlos Marmol #49 of the Chicago Cubs throws his hat after he was taken out of the game during the eighth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Marmol gave up a grand slam to Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks scoring Willie Bloomquist #18, Gerardo Parra #8 and Didi Gregorius #1 in the inning. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh Pirates v Washington Nationals

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 22: Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates waits in the dugout during batting practice before playing a game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on July 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Seattle Mariners v Cincinnati Reds

CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 07: Joey Votto #19 of the Cincinnati Reds hits the ball during the game against the Seattle Mariners at Great American Ball Park on July 7, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers v Kansas City Royals

KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 20: Starting pitcher Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers reaches for the ball after giving up a walk during the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on July 20, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

San Diego Padres v St. Louis Cardinals

ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 21: Starter Adam Wainwright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches against the San Diego Padres at Busch Stadium on July 21, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

New York Yankees v Boston Red Sox

BOSTON, MA - JULY 21: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox throws his bat after being walked by the New York Yankees during the game on July 21, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

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