Dodgers: Zach McKinstry Explains Why TWO Creed Songs Were Options as Walkup Songs

Like, the reasoning is sound… but that shouldn’t make it OK.

Are we having fun with the Zach McKinstry experience yet, Dodgers Nation? The rookie utility man has been a standout performer early in the season for LA with a batting average over .300 while being a key run producer for the club.

But none of that is as important as what comes next.

Zach looked to fans for help for something that’s more important than anything for any big league ballplayer… he needed a new walkup song for home games.

All kidding aside, McKinstry turned to social media for help choosing what he’ll walk out to at Dodger Stadium for this upcoming homestand against the Padres. And the choices were interesting to say the least.

There were two Creed options. TWO!

Ultimately Circles” by Post Malone won out in a landslide. While the write-in options had some quality choices including “Return of the Mack” by Mark Morrison (a play on return of the Zach). And at least one fan opted for “Mack the Knife” by Bobby Darin, so you could see that theme playing strong.

At any rate, an overwhelming 46.6% of vote went with Post Malone. Still, that doesn’t explain why there were two Creed options…


Well, McKinstry joined Casey Stern and Brad Lidge on MLB Inside Pitch earlier this week and explained why.

“In OKC, you don’t get very many fans. Creed was the guy that we went to for that energy. I’ve tried to bring it with me.”

Like, I get it. That’s a solid explanation there and if it worked, it worked. But this is the show now, Zach. The big leagues. We gotta do better than Creed!

All thoughts are my own.

NEXT: Zach McKinstry Felt the Nerves in Rivalry Round 1 Against the Padres

Written by Clint Pasillas

Clint is the lead editor of Dodgers Nation, and a host and analyst on Dodgers Nation's own Blue Heaven podcast live stream.

He's been writing, blogging, and podcasting Dodgers since about 2008. He was there for Nomar, Greg Maddux, and Blake DeWitt, and he'll be there for Walker Buehler, Alex Verdugo, Dustin May, and any Dodgers of the future.

He's also a sandwich enthusiast, a consummate athlete, and a friend.


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