|TAMPA BAY RAYS NICKNAMES
||Reason for nickname(s)
||After one particularly
rough stretch, Chris Archer spoke to the media after a game and spoke about
how trees sometimes need a little weather to grow. After that, Archer took
off and grew.
||The Mad Australian
||Well, he is Australian and
he is crazy and might just tell you to SIT THE F*** DOWN! if he strikes you
out in a big spot.
||He got busted taking horse
steroids and then gave himself this nickname. Seriously.
||His initials are J.J.. Ask
||He is fast
(duh), but he also shows flashes of power. And in 2011, when the Rays need
somebody to save their universe, Jennings came up and did just that
the way he plays the outfield. He claims somebody not named Kevin Kiermaier
in the minors came up with it. I am skeptical.
played college baseball at Long Beach St whose mascot for the baseball team
is "The Dirtbags". Longoria is also a throwback player that would
find a way to get his uniform dirty in a sterile environment