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Locked On Mets - Daily Podcast On The...
Locked On Mets is the only daily podcast that will break down everything dealing with the Amazin’ Mets. Hosted by Ryan Finkelstein, Locked On Mets promises to deliver excellent coverage on every win, loss and compelling back page story that consumes Mets fans each season. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network, there is no better place to get daily analysis on the New York Mets. #MLB #Mets #LGM
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101
Injury Report Cards
Host Ryan Finkelstein spends the show doing report card recaps of three of the Mets players that lost a majority of their season due to injury. He discusses Brandon Nimmo, Yoenis Cespedes and Jed Lowrie and their role on this team in 2020.
18 min
102
Should Mickey Stay or Go?
Host Ryan Finkelstein starts his offseason report cards with Mets manager Mickey Callaway. With Callaway on the hot seat, Ryan talks about where he excelled and faltered in leading the Mets in 2019 and if he should be back for 2020.
17 min
103
Pete Alonso the Rookie Home Run King
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Pete Alonso breaking the rookie home run record and Dom Smith's thrilling walk off home run to end the season.
18 min
104
Wheels Up and Down One Last Time
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about what could have been Zack Wheeler's last start in a Mets uniform. Also gives the schedule for what lies ahead for Locked On Mets in the offseason.
15 min
105
No Playoffs but Cy deGrom Delivers
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Jacob deGrom's last performance and why it is clear that he will win his second-straight Cy Young. Also discusses the 2019 season for the Mets as a whole, now that they are eliminated from contention.
17 min
106
Conforto's Heroics Delays the Inevitable
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Michael Conforto keeping the Mets season alive for one more day, with two late two-run homers. Also discusses the Mets retiring Jerry Koosman's number and makes a case for other players having their numbers retired as well, particularly Carlos Beltran.
19 min
107
Season is on Life Support
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a devastating loss to the Marlins that could spell the end of the 2019 season for the Mets.
18 min
108
Time to Run the Table
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets series victory over the Cincinnati Reds and breaks down the extreme circumstances it would take for the Mets to make the playoffs.
17 min
109
Down to the Final 10 Games
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down what each Wild Card contending team has left on their schedule and gets into a series preview of what lies ahead against the Cincinnati Reds. Also gives his five keys to the Mets picking up a sweep.
16 min
110
Late Rally Keeps Mets Season Alive
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another managerial blunder by Mickey Callaway, which luckily didn't cost them the game, as the Mets came back and won in the ninth inning. Also tells you about all of the records Pete Alonso broke with his 49th home run of the season.
17 min
111
Stro (Late) Show Arrives
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Marcus Stroman's best start in a Mets uniform, but one that took place a little too late in the season. Also discusses why Brandon Nimmo could be the answer to the Mets hole in center field for 2020.
15 min
112
Mets Have a Rough Rocky Mountain to Climb
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets dwindling chances to make the Wild Card after another loss on Monday. Also talks about what the Mets still have left to play for, once the Wild Card is off the table.
15 min
113
Don't Quit on the Mets
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the series loss to the Dodgers this weekend, which has pushed the Mets on the brink of elimination. Despite the disappointing loss, also shares his thoughts on why you should keep watching this team until the end of the season.
16 min
114
Sweeping D-Backs, Now Bring on D-Best
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a great week of Mets baseball, as they win the rare four-game sweep to put themselves right back in the mix. Then previews the upcoming series against the L.A. Dodgers and explains why it could be the first step in a magical run.
16 min
115
Big Batz and Steven Matz
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down a great Mets victory on 9/11, as they win in grand blowout fashion. Also does a deep dive on Steven Matz' season and how he is having a career year.
16 min
116
Wheelin' Past the D-Backs
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another big victory, as Zack Wheeler leads the Mets to the win. Then takes a look around baseball at some of the big stories and their correlation to the Mets playoff hopes.
18 min
117
Noah is Complaining, Jacob is deGrominating
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a solid victory for the Mets behind two home runs from Pete Alonso and another Jacob deGrom gem. Also talks about Noah Syndergaard's complaints about Wilson Ramos catching his starts.
16 min
118
Last Meaningful Week of the Season
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a frustrating series loss this weekend, when the Mets could have gained valuable ground on the Chicago Cubs. Also talks about the week that lies ahead, as the Mets could be out of contention if they don't perform well.
19 min
119
Edwin Diaz is Awful Without Rest
Host Ryan Finkelstein discovers the answer to why Edwin Diaz has been so bad this season. Also previews the Mets upcoming series with the Philadelphia Phillies.
16 min
120
Resilient Mets Keep Playoff Hopes Alive
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a great series win over the Washington Nationals, after a disastrous meltdown loss on Tuesday night. Also discusses the Mets ideal starting lineup over the rest of the season with the return of Brandon Nimmo and Robinson Cano.
18 min
121
Worst Loss of the Year, if Not the Decade
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the worst Mets loss of the season, dropping a contest in which they led by six runs heading into the bottom of the 9th inning.
18 min
122
Thor Brings Thunder Again
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets Labor Day dominance over the Nationals and talks about the difficult path to playoffs with the two teams that are out front in the Wild Card race.
16 min
123
Mets Win Series But Can't Make Up Ground
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets series victory over the Phillies, but also their failed attempt to complete the sweep. Also discusses the Mets expanded roster, the Wild Card race and a preview of their upcoming series against the Washington Nationals.
16 min
124
Same Old Mets
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets recent skid, which has them on the verge of being on the outside of the Wild Card race. Also previews the series that lies ahead against the Philadelphia Phillies.
17 min
125
Thor Stumbles But Mets Still Show Fight
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a rough start by Noah Syndergaard and a valiant comeback attempt that came up just short. Also discusses the Mets representatives in the Arizona Fall League and gives an injury update on Brandon Nimmo and Jed Lowrie.
15 min
126
Pete Alonso Your New Mets Home Run King
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Pete Alonso's record-breaking season for the Mets, as he has become the new single-season home run king. Also discusses the recent losing steak the Mets are on and updates the Wild Card standings.
16 min
127
Who Should Start for Healthy Mets?
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about who should be in the starting lineup now that the Mets players are returning from the IL. Also gives a preview of the Mets upcoming series against the Cubs and an update of the Wild Card race.
19 min
128
The Braves Have the Mets Number
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a devastating series for the Mets over the weekend, as they got swept by the Atlanta Braves.
18 min
129
Mets Sweep Through the Rain
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another great series by the New York Mets, as they swept the Cleveland Indians. Also discusses Jeff McNeil's rehab assignment, the Wild Card Race and the Mets improved bullpen over the past month.
17 min
130
Hand Helped, But Huge Walk Off Win for the Mets
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another comeback walk-off win for the Mets and continues to give updates on the injury situation for New York.
18 min
131
Citi Field Dominance Pushing Mets to Wild Card
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another great home victory for the Mets, as they have owned Citi Field in the second half. Also discusses two Mets on their way back off the IL and the great hitting streak from Wilson Ramos.
18 min
132
Mets Need to Add a Fifth Man to Their Bench
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets current injury situation and the road that lies ahead in their push for a Wild Card spot.
13 min
133
Alonso Breaks the First of Many Home Run Records
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about his trip to Kansas City to watch the Mets and their performance salvaging a series victory over the weekend. Also Pete Alonso makes MLB history with his 40th home run of the season.
17 min
134
Alons-ario Combine for 10 Hits to Avoid the Sweep
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the offensive outburst that kept the Mets from getting swept in Atlanta and talks about the importance of beating up on the Royals this weekend
15 min
135
Mickey Callaway's Gut Fails the Mets Again
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the promising news on Jeff McNeil's injury and then let's manager Mickey Callaway have it for his decisions on the Mets loss Wednesday night.
16 min
136
McNeil Loss Way Worse Than Losing the Game
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the potential loss of Jeff McNeil and the impact it would have on the playoff chances. Also hear the remainder of our conversation with Mets beat writer Justin Toscano.
20 min
137
Mets Beat Writer Justin Toscano Returns to Talk...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks with Mets beat writer Justin Toscano to discuss this incredible Wild Card push, the atmosphere at Citi Field this weekend, the leadership of Pete Alonso and much more.
20 min
138
Mets Win Series Behind Unlikely Hero
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Luis Guillorme's miraculous home run Saturday night and the Mets impressive series victory over the Washington Nationals.
17 min
139
If You Didn't Believe Before, Ya Gotta Believe Now
Host Ryan Finkelstein records an emergency pod after the Mets biggest win in years, as they battled back from down three runs to walk it off in the ninth inning.
16 min
140
Mets Get Some Reinforcements for Tough Stretch ...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets newest additions of reliever Brad Brach and second baseman Joe Panik and how they can impact this team for the stretch run. Also previews the highly anticipated series against the division rival Washington Nationals over the weekend.
16 min
141
Mets Nearly in Wild Card Position, Bring on the...
The Mets have finished off a stretch against sub-500 teams that saw them win 13 out of 14 games. Now with things clicking on all cylinders, New York finds themselves in prime position to win a Wild Card over the other contenders in the coming weeks. Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets winning ways and how Michael Conforto does not get nearly enough praise for his role in that success.
18 min
142
Wheeler Making a Difference as Mets Roll Continues
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down yet another victory for the Mets, as they extend their new winning streak to five games. Also continues to question where the Mets find more offensive depth, as injuries have started to pile up.
16 min
143
Three Big Blasts Propel Mets to a Huge Comeback...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets getting above .500 for the first time since May 2nd, after a double-header sweep and an amazing comeback victory. Also talks about Robinson Cano's injury and who could replace him in the lineup.
16 min
144
Mets Win Fourth-Straight Series in Playoff Push
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another great series victory for the Mets, as they continue to make their push to .500.
21 min
145
Wheels Up for Seven-Straight Wins
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down an excellent start by Zack Wheeler, as the Mets sweep the White Sox and extend their winning streak to seven games. Also talks about the hot hitters from July and previews New York's upcoming series against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
19 min
146
New Miracle Mets in the Making?
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets decision to stand pat at the deadline and why it should be perceived as an abject failure. Also talks about the Mets chances to make a late push into playoff contention.
19 min
147
Thor Shines Ahead of the Deadline
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Noah Syndergaard's exceptional start and why he is likely to stay put at the deadline. Also discusses the state of the trade market right now and why championship-contending teams just aren't buying if it costs them top prospects.
21 min
148
Bye Bye Vargy
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets trading Jason Vargas to the Phillies. Also gives another rant about why the Wilpons are always to blame and what the Mets may still do before the deadline.
21 min
149
Mets Make Shocking Trade for Marcus Stroman
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets surprising trade to acquire Marcus Stroman and what's next with the deadline mere days away.
22 min
150
Day Game deGrom Delivers Again
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another masterful start by Jacob deGrom and his incredible track record pitching day games. Also continued discussion on the Mets potentially trading Noah Syndergaard at the deadline.
14 min
151
The Mets Have the Worst Defense in Baseball
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about an uneven start from Noah Syndergaard and focuses on why the Mets are fielding the worst defense in baseball.
20 min
152
How Do You Like Cano Now?!
Host Ryan Finkelstein spends today's show talking about Robinson Cano after he hit three home runs to led the Mets to victory over the San Diego Padres.
19 min
153
The Time is Now to Trade Syndergaard
Host Ryan Finkelstein explains why he feels the Mets need to trade Noah Syndergaard now, before it is too late.
24 min
154
Extra Innings, Extra Heartbreak
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets losing three extra inning games against the San Francisco Giants.
15 min
155
Marathon Extra-Inning Win Turned Loss as Mets R...
Host Ryan Finkelstein give you his live reactions as the Mets lose their 16-inning game against the San Francisco Giants.
14 min
156
Don't Look Now, the Mets Are on a Bit of a Roll
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a thrilling late eruption in the Mets game against the Twins as they won their fourth-straight game. Also tells you why this little winning streak should not impact what the Mets do at the deadline.
22 min
157
Should the Mets Experiment with Rosario in Center?
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets winning their third-straight game and the potential of Amed Rosario moving out to play centerfield.
24 min
158
Brodie's Game of "Ifs" Comes Back to Haunt Him
Host Ryan Finkelstein analyzes whether bad luck, poor decision-making, or both, are the cause for the Mets terrible offseason.
19 min
159
Robinson Cano Finally Shows Some Life
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets first road series victory in three months, as Robinson Cano had a great series leading the Mets offensively.
17 min
160
Conversation with Mets Beat Writer Justin Tosca...
Host Ryan Finkelstein continues his conversation with Mets beat writer Justin Toscano, as they focus on the Mets options at the upcoming trade deadline.
30 min
161
Conversation with Mets Beat Writer Justin Tosca...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks with Mets beat writer Justin Toscano about the state of the game, how baseball markets it stars and the All-Star break.
22 min
162
Last Chance to Fire Mickey Callaway
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the All-Star Game, where Jeff McNeil may not have gotten the attention he deserved. Also discussion on manager Mickey Callaway and whether he is set to be the lame-duck for the remainder of the season.
16 min
163
Pete Alonso Wins Home Run Derby Crown
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Pete Alonso's great performance in the Home Run Derby, giving the Mets their first derby champion since 1986.
16 min
164
Polar Bear Pete
Host Ryan Finkelstein devotes the entire podcast today on Pete Alonso, as he is set to star in the Home Run Derby later Monday night.
19 min
165
Todd Frazier On the Move
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the trade market for Todd Frazier and whether the Mets should sell even if they go on a run in July.
20 min
166
Mets Personal Catching Issue
Host Ryan Finkelstein discusses the Mets split of the Subway Series with the New York Yankees. Also talks about the Mets catching position and whether Wilson Ramos should be traded.
18 min
167
Mets Pitching Surprisingly Ends Yankees Impress...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets winning their second-straight game in a comeback over the New York Yankees. Also discusses the Mets turning over their bullpen by exchanging four relievers for three returning arms of the IL.
16 min
168
Mets Will Have Three All-Stars in Cleveland
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another weekend of Mets baseball, while also discussing the three All-Stars that will represent New York at the Midsummer Classic.
21 min
169
Brodie's Bullpen Blows it Again
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another heartbreaking loss for the Mets and why this team's faiulure could be the best thing to happen to Brodie Van Wagenen.
16 min
170
Can Dom Smith Stay in Left Field Long-Term?
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Dom Smith's defense in left field, the Mets signing of draft pick Matthew Allan and yet another blown game by the bullpen.
15 min
171
McNeil's the Real Deal
Host Ryan Finkelstein compares the Mets season to the Marlins after a third-straight loss.
17 min
172
Just Sell the Team Already
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the continued downturn of the Mets franchise after another 24 hours of drama.
19 min
173
Mickey Callaway's Seat Keeps Getting Hotter
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about this weekend's series split against the Chicago Cubs and also speaks with Mets beat writer Justin Toscano about a crazy altercation after the game involving manager Mickey Callaway.
28 min
174
Mets Make Pitching Coach the Scapegoat for Poor...
Host Ryan Finkelstein discusses the Mets decision to fire both their pitching and bullpen coaches in the wake of a dreadful season thus far. Also discussion the history of ownership and how that impacts everything in the Mets organization.
20 min
175
Questionable Coaching Decision and Another Loss...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down some head-scratching decisions by Mets coaches in another series loss to the Braves. Also preview of upcoming series against the Cubs.
20 min
176
For a Night, deGrom Stops the Bleeding
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down an incredible outing for Jacob deGrom and the Mets offense, as they take down the Braves 10-2.
19 min
177
The Mets Bullpen Fails Once Again
Host Ryan Finkelstein is here to once again talk about the Mets struggling bullpen and potential flier free agents that could help.
16 min
178
Paul DeMetsKiller
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down another disappointing series as the Mets continue to struggle to get any quality relief out of their bullpen.
21 min
179
The Mets Keep Finding New Ways to Not Win Games
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a crazy game that would have ended in a Mets victory, had they simply walked off the field instead of trying to play through the rain.
18 min
180
Should the Mets Trade Zack Wheeler to the Yankees?
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets potentially traded Zack Wheeler to the Yankees and gives a series preview of the Mets upcoming four-game set with the St. Louis Cardinals.
20 min
181
Subway Series Split
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets and Yankees Subway Series double-header, as both teams went home with a win.
17 min
182
Bullpen Help on the Horizon in Triple-A
Host Ryan Finkelstein takes a look back at the Mets offseason acquisitions from 2018 and some potential prospects that could make an impact in the bullpen soon.
22 min
183
Matz and Thor Propel Mets to Second-Straight Se...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down two-straight series victories for the Mets and previews the upcoming Subway Series.
19 min
184
Mickey's Blunder Goes Unnoticed in Big Victory
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about some questionable managerial decisions in the Mets victory over the San Francisco Giants and previews the Mets weekend series against the Colorado Rockies.
20 min
185
The Stunning Renaissance of Jason Vargas
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the surprising emergence of Jason Vargas after his complete game shutout last night. Also talks about Craig Kimbrel signing with the Cubs and Jay Bruce tearing it up for the Phillies.
15 min
186
Mets Can't Win Games, But At Least They Drafted...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down another loss by the Mets and talks about their all-in approach on one prospect in the 2019 MLB Draft.
20 min
187
With Cano Set to Return, Who's the Odd Man Out?
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the impending return of Robinson Cano and breaks down who could be on their way out to make room for the second baseman. Also a series preview of the Mets upcoming series against the Giants.
18 min
188
The Mets Terrible Bullpen Strikes Again
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down another dismal showing by the Mets, in their series loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
18 min
189
Revisiting the Robinson Cano/Edwin Diaz Trade
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets series loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, previews their upcoming series versus the Arizona Diamondbacks and revisits the Robinson Cano trade from this offseason.
19 min
190
Diaz Chokes in the Ninth, as Dodgers Stun the Mets
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a roller coaster of a night on Wednesday, as Edwin Diaz blew a three-run for a awful loss against the Dodgers.
18 min
191
Conforto's Grand Slam Propels Mets to Victory O...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets evening their series with the Dodgers by picking up a 7-3 win. Also we take another look into free agents Dallas Keuchel and Craig Kimbrel.
19 min
192
Bellinger's MVP-Caliber Performance Buries the ...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down a weekend of Mets baseball, as they beat the Detroit Tigers. Then later talks about the best team in the NL the Los Angeles Dodgers and their victory over the Mets Monday night.
20 min
193
Sometimes it Does Hurt to Run it Out
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets second base situation with injuries to Robinson Cano and Jeff McNeil. Also a breakdown of another Mets victory.
18 min
194
Mets Backup Outfielders Come Through in a Big Way
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down a third-straight win for the Mets, which included huge contributions from backup outfielders Juan Lagares and Rajai Davis.
18 min
195
Mets Finally Starting to Play for Their Manager
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another victory as the Mets win in walk-off fashion against the Washington Nationals. Also gets into the early season performance of last night's hero, Amed Rosario.
17 min
196
Brodie Takes the Blame, Backs Mickey as Manager
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets decision to stick with Mickey Callaway as manager. Also he breaks down the Mets snapping a five-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals.
17 min
197
The Mets Hit a New Rock Bottom
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a brutal weekend for the Mets, as they got swept by the worst team in baseball.
19 min
198
Conforto's Concussion Looms Large in Mets Loss
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another loss, as the Mets drop their series against the Nationals.
17 min
199
Font Experiment Blows Up in Mets' Face
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the Mets poor decision to start Wilmer Font last night, resulting in a predictable loss. Also the Mets have a new starting pitcher on the horizon in the minor leagues.
16 min
200
Mets Win Behind Ramos' Slam and Thor's Gem
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the Mets victory, Wilson Ramos' impact so far this season and an injury setback for Jed Lowrie.
16 min