For Players Weekend. Garcia considered using his childhood nickname, which is familiar to Rays fans for another reason.
Rays second baseman Eric Sogard sports his Nerd Power nickname, complete with emoji, on the back of his Players Weekend jersey on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Baltimore. [JULIO CORTEZ | Associated Press] Julio Cortez | AP
BALTIMORE — If not for a late change of mind, there would have been a familiar name on the back of a Rays jersey during Players Weekend.