Nickname Seeks Player: Vote on “Bad Miracle”!

The nominations are in, and now it’s time to see to the dirty, foul-smelling business of grassroots democracy. Please and thank you: Vote in the poll below to determine which active player should be nicknamed “Bad Miracle.”

Curious as to the operational criteria or how the nominations unfolded on the convention floor? Then please revisit yesterday’s initial foray into all that is “Bad Miracle.” Now don’t forget to vote as your neighborhood ward heeler has instructed you!




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15 Responses to “Nickname Seeks Player: Vote on “Bad Miracle”!”

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  1. fjrobinson44 says:

    Ummmm…one of these things is not like the other. Brian McCann amidst all these turds? WTF?

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    • Dayn Perry says:

      Blame those who placed his name in nomination!

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    • steex says:

      In McCann’s case, I think we have to assume it means the good connotation of “bad.” At least McCann’s deserving of a nickname, some of these guys really aren’t.

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      • Geoff says:

        I nominated McCann because of his LASIK-induced vision problems and subsequent eyewear fiasco. As in, “Damn, Jesus, that was a bad miracle you performed on Brian McCann. You’re lucky his wOBA didn’t suffer in the long-run.”

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      • Temo says:

        McCann’s got a nickname: “Heap”.

        None of the Braves will confirm exactly where the name came from (some announcers pretend it’s because of his body composition, but this is known to be false), but we have some rumors. Legend has it that it involves a Braves road game, a hotel, and feces.

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  2. Yirmiyahu says:

    I’ll admit:

    If this becomes a regular feature, I’m going to have a hard time not voting for Wily Mo Pena for every nickname.

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    • Ben says:

      Every time I see his name, I want to actually pronounce it as “Wily Mo,” as in the adjective, “wily.”

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  3. PPP says:

    If it was FAT MIRACLE then Bartolo Colon would be a lock….

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  4. Blueyays says:

    Angl Villalona needs to be added. Read yesterday’s comments.

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  5. Mike says:

    Suggestion for next nickname: Silent but Deadly

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  6. Ben says:

    I’m having a hard time seeing this fit for anyone. Personally, I would vote for Brian Wilson’s beard.

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  7. RubeWaddell says:

    None of these are fantastic, really. I love Wily Mo, but I think it fits Colon better in the context of this season, although his start tonight didn’t help the “miracle” part. I gotta say though, it fits Brian Wilson pretty well a la the beard.

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  8. cuck says:

    When I first read bad miracle I read it as Bad Mucle and went to vote for Willy Mo without even knowing if he was there yet.

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