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St. Louis Cardinals reliever Marc Rzepczynski goes by the nickname "Scrabble," and it's no surprise why.
In a league that has, in recent years, seen a Grudzielanek, a Mientkiewicz, a Samardzija, a Pierzynski, a Francoeur and a Nieuwenhuis, among others, Rzepczynski's name may be the toughest to spell of them all.
Just how difficult is it to spell Rzepczynski? Even his teammates can't get it right -- and these are guys who have played with the fifth-year pro for more than a season.
Case in point: this video from MLB.com, which features Cards infielder Daniel Descalso and fellow reliever Joe Kelly failing miserably at putting the letters together.
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Just like with Duke hoops coach Mike Krzyzewski, it's that second Z that really gets you.
And if you have grand dreams of dropping R-Z-E-P-C-Z-Y-N-S-K-I for 40 points -- before any word- and letter-scores -- in Scrabble, you're gonna have to let them go: You can't play proper nouns, and there's only one Z tile in the bag (and the blank ones are worth zero).
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