Dodgers Nicknames For 2018 MLB Players’ Weekend (Aug. 24-26)

Major League Baseball announced that they will once again be doing Players’ Weekend this year from Friday, Aug. 24 through Sunday, Aug. 26. The Los Angeles Dodgers host the San Diego Padres during that stretch.


Players will once again get the chance to put nicknames on the back of the customized jerseys. The jerseys and hats, as well as t-shirts, are available for purchase at

Some of the Dodgers players came up with some creative nicknames, while others went a bit conservative. Among the highlights are “Ferris” for Walker Buehler, “D. Mountain” for Rich Hill, “El Ministro” for Manny Machado and of course “Chicken Strip” for Ross Stripling.

Here is the complete list of nicknames that the Dodgers will have on the back of their jerseys all weekend, via MLB:

Scott Alexander (“SCOTTIE BOY”), John Axford (“AX MAN”), Pedro Baez (“LA MULA”), Austin Barnes (“SAM”), Cody Bellinger (“BELLI”), Walker Buehler (“FERRIS), JT Chargois (“SHAG”), Tony Cingrani (GRANI), Brian Dozier (“BULL”), Josh Fields (“FIELDS”), Dylan Floro (“F LORO”), Erik Goeddel (“GOODY”), Yasmani Grandal (“YAZMANIAN DEVIL”), Enrique Hernandez (“KIKÉ”), Rich Hill (“D. MOUNTAIN”), Daniel Hudson (“HUDDY”), Kenley Jansen (“KENLEYFORNIA”), Matt Kemp (“MATT”), Clayton, Kershaw (“KERSH”), Tom Koehler (“TK”), Manny Machado (“EL MINISTRO”), Kenta Maeda (“MAEKEN”), Max Muncy (“MUNCE”), Joc Pederson (“KING”), Yasiel Puig (“WILD HORSE”), Hyun-Jin Ryu (“MONSTER”), Zac Rosscup (“CUP”), Dennis Santana (“ANFERNEE”), Corey Seager (“SEAGS”), Ross Stripling (“CHICKEN STRIP”), Chris Taylor (“CT3”), Justin Turner (“REDTURN2”), Julio Urias (“EL CULICHI”), Chase Utley (“SILVER FOX”), Pat Venditte (“P-VITTY”), Alex Wood (“AWOOD”)

While the style of the jerseys and hats are very similar to last year’s, the color scheme is a bit different. Here are the updated versions that the Dodgers will be wearing this time around: