As the likelihood of Matt Tuiasosopo showing up on opening day roster increases it is time to find a shorter name for the man.
One Tweeter suggested "2E" a couple of days ago, not bad. I think that works pretty well for short hand. Are there others?
@philcokesbrain - Soap?— Chris Brown (@Ambivalent0) March 25, 2013
Not bad. A bit too simple?
@philcokesbrain Shelton 3.0— Jeff Huelsman (@JeffDaBestDoe) March 25, 2013
Come on, there is only one Red Pop
@philcokesbrain my dad calls him soapy.— lydia virzi (@thehubbins) March 25, 2013
Is dad a hockey fan? That is very hockey nicknameish
@philcokesbrain Lennay?— Nalin (@HenryClayAiken) March 25, 2013
Too mean. Hey, we can't pick our cousins. Except maybe in Kentucky somehow. Not sure about that.
@TRap1680 Special Agent Osopo
@BaconDrips Sammy Sopo
There were more suggested without clear consensus. Then came this gem from Tom Gage:
How does #Tigers Tuiasosopo sign autographs? "T-u-I, then big squigglies" he said— Tom Gage (@Tom_Gage) March 25, 2013
That settles the matter. Matt Tuiasosopo is now "Big Squiggles"