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Kansas City Royals closer Joakim Soria throws during baseball spring training, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, in Surprise, Ariz.

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Soria wants no part of ‘The Mexicutioner’ anymore

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — There is a long and storied history to baseball nicknames, from Ted Williams (the Splendid Splinter) to Randy Johnson (the Big Unit) to Babe Ruth (the Sultan of Swat).

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