MLB Photo Day has once again come and gone. A non-scientific survey of the resulting images suggests there’s an increase in bespectacled pitchers, which is great because they look that much funnier giving up a long home run. Here are some of the best photos to hit the wires in recent days.

Athletics pitcher Daniel Mengden went full Rollie Fingers:

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Darren O’Day looks fed up with all the mixologist jokes:

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This guy’s name is J.D. Hammer, and he actually does pitch in those glasses:

Photo: Brian Blanco/Getty Images

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Last year’s darling baseball hipster Matt Purke has switched teams and is now as geographically close to Brooklyn as he can get. Also, he grew out his beard to enhance the Looks Like A Blogger effect:

Photo: Jeff Roberson/AP

In a stunner, this hand does not belong to Brewers catcher Jett Bandy, but Braves pitcher Mike Foltynewicz (his son’s name is Michael Jett Foltynewicz):

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This isn’t a photo, but here is Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki pretending to be a pitcher for his photos. It doesn’t seem that any of them actually made it to the wire, though:

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This man’s name is Jake Burger, and that’s good enough for me:

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Wrong way, doofus:

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The only way to not mistake 42-year-old Red Sox manager Alex Cora for an end-of-the-bench utility guy is noticing that he has his arms crossed in this pic:

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Bartolo Colon, who is two years older than Alex Cora, only has a minor-league deal with the Rangers, but if he gets called up and pitches, he’ll be doing so for his 11th major-league team:

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Man, Giancarlo’s really a New York Yankee. The world is a toilet:

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Oh, God:

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