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Volquez earning 'Little Pedro' nickname on the mound

Originally Published: May 13, 2008
By Amy K. Nelson | ESPN.com

If any player is predisposed to having identity issues, it might be Edinson Volquez. Over the years, his baseball card has listed two different birthplaces and his name has gone from Julio Reyes to Edison Volquez and finally to his current moniker, Edinson.

"We believe his age is accurate," one of his agents, Bill Shupper, quipped.

There is one more name, though, that is far more meaningful. It is the one Volquez is perhaps most proud of: "Pedrito."

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