Top Ten Tim Hummel Nicknames or Reasons to Bat Him Ninth in Oakland
10. Because the DH is in the hizzouse.
9. Tim Thuggel
8. You hit him last and that way he's got everyone's back.
7. Snoop Glovie Glove
6. If you're gonna put someone in the nine hole, it helps if they actually have a nine.
5. Thuggy Bear
4. Lets him give a shout out to his homies when they pass him on the way to the on-deck circle.
2. Tenacious Defense
1. Fewer pesky at-bats to take him away from his wife, Jennifer Lopez.