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The Locked On Mets Podcast 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. There is no better place to get daily analysis on the New York Mets. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network, #MLB #Mets #LGM

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Trevor Bauer Loves Steve Cohen's Mets
Trevor Bauer released a 16+ minute video discussing Steve Cohen's ownership of the Mets and everything he is doing right with the team. Could Bauer's newfound appreciation for Cohen and the Mets lead to him to sign in free agency? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
18 min
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Locked On Indians Crossover: Trading Lindor
Since the Indians and Mets appear to be ideal trade partners this offseason, we did a crossover between the two Locked On shows! Listen for insight on what the Indians are looking for in a potential Lindor trade and how a deal can benefit both teams. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
30 min
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Marcus Stroman Accepts Qualifying Offer
The New York Mets rotation improved dramatically on Wednesday, as Marcus Stroman accepted the qualifying offer. What does this mean for the Mets going forward and the rest of their offseason? Also listen for a breakdown of the other five free agents who were tendered a qualifying offer and if any of them could be fits for the Mets. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
16 min
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Steve Cohen Hits a Grand Slam in Introduction t...
Steve Cohen was introduced to Mets fans yesterday, as the new team owner spoke with the media for the first time. Cohen could do no wrong, bringing more optimism to this franchise then we have seen in decades. Along with Cohen, Sandy Alderson returned to the Mets as the former GM has taken over as the team president. Alderson spoke of the Mets plans to build a sustainable winner and why he chose to return to this franchise. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
20 min
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Candidates Mets Could Hire for Front Office
After cleaning house, new team owner Steve Cohen has to rebuild the Mets front office, with the help of returning executive Sandy Alderson. Who are some candidates the Mets could consider for roles atop their new front office? Also listen for Ryan's dream front office for the Mets. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
17 min
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Indians Want Mets Involved in Lindor Trade Talks
The Cleveland Indians are reportedly waiting for the New York Mets to get involved before they actively shop Francisco Lindor. What needs to happen before a trade can be made? Also it now appears that the DH will return in 2021, which is more great news for the Mets. Finally, what are the clear areas the Mets need to improve on heading into the upcoming season? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
18 min
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Bye Bye Brodie, Welcome Steve Cohen
Steve Cohen is officially the new owner of the New York Mets! The sale was finalized on Friday and one of his first acts as owner was to clean house. Sandy Alderson is now the Mets president, while GM Brodie Van Wagenen and his inner circle were all let go from the front office. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
16 min
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Deesha Thosar on Steve Cohen and Mets Sale
If you have been following the sale of the Mets, no one has been covering the story better than Deesha Thosar of the New York Daily News. Listen as we discuss her reporting on Steve Cohen's purchase of the team and where the Mets are heading with him at helm moving forward. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
17 min
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Mets Bolster Minor League System with 11 Signings
The New York Mets signed 11 minor league free agents on Wednesday. Mallex Smith, Arodys Vizcaino and Jose Peraza headline the list of signings who have major league experience, while the other eight signings consist of mostly of players returning to the Mets. Which of the player's can make the biggest impact in New York in 2021? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
15 min
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Contracts the Mets Could Target on the Trade Ma...
With expanded financial flexibility due to Steve Cohen, the Mets have great leverage this offseason to exploit a market where teams are trying to cut costs. One option for the Mets is to trade for big contracts, that small market teams can no longer afford. Listen for a breakdown of the potential trades the Mets can make this offseason, including names like Salvador Perez, Lorenzo Cain, Starling Marte and more, Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
20 min
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The Time is Now to Trade J.D. Davis
This season, J.D. Davis struggled to match his success from 2019, as his numbers were down across the board. What was behind the dip on production from Davis? Also with teams trying to cut costs around the league, could Davis suddenly be more enticing on the trade market as a cheap and productive offensive player? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
18 min
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MLB Team's Cutting Costs at Every Turn
There is plenty of news to discuss following the sale of the New York Mets being approved on Friday. Between the addition of two pitchers off waivers, Marcus Stroman being extended the qualifying offer and Steve Cohen joining Twitter, it was a busy weekend. Also we saw teams across the league declining options on contracts that would usually be picked up most years. What will the impact be in free agency, as it looks like most teams are trying to cut costs due to the pandemic? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
18 min
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It's Finally Official, Steve Cohen Owns the Mets
The MLB owners have approved of the sale of the New York Mets, as mayor de Blasio signed off as well. The Wilpons are finally gone and Steve Cohen is officially the owner of the Mets. Rejoice Mets fans! This is going to be fun moving forward! Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
18 min
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Dawn of a New Era in Mets Baseball
Today the owners are scheduled to vote on Steve Cohen's purchase of the New York Mets. As long as Cohen gets 22 votes of approval from the other 29 owners, the Wilpons will finally be out of power with the Mets. Listen for a breakdown of everything going on with the sale and also a look into the player options for Brad Brach and Dellin Betances. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
19 min
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Mets' Offseason Wish List with Jordan Grossman ...
Fellow Metsmerized writer Jordan Grossman joins the show to talk about the Mets plans this offseason. Today the focus is on whether the Mets should sign J.T Realmuto or James McCann in free agency. Would Jackie Bradley Jr. be a fit in center field? Also should the Mets go all-in on Trevor Bauer, or try to come to terms with their free agent starting pitcher Marcus Stroman? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
17 min
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Mets' Offseason Wish List with Jordan Grossman ...
Fellow Metsmerized writer Jordan Grossman join the show to talk about the Mets plans this offseason. Today the focus is on Francisco Lindor and whether a blockbuster trade should be made to acquire the All-Star. Also Mayor de Blasio could get in the way of Steve Cohen getting to work for the Mets early this offseason, where do things stand with the Mets sale. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
14 min
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Can Amed Rosario Reach His Potential with the Mets
We continue the player evaluations for the 2020 season with Amed Rosario. The 24-year-old shortstop took a step back in this 60-game campaign, what does that mean for his future with the Mets? With the Mets becoming a more analytically-driven franchise, is there a chance Rosario benefits from the increase in information to finally live up to his potential Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
17 min
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Who Else is in the Mix for Francisco Lindor?
Francisco Lindor is likely to traded this offseason and the Mets one of the team that could have interest in acquiring the superstar shortstop. But they won't be alone in their pursuit. Which of the other 29 teams will make a push to acquire Lindor this offseason and why do the Mets still make the most sense as a potential landing spot? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
18 min
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Universal DH Leaving Until 2022?
Rob Manfred might be getting rid of the one rule change that everyone seemed to like, as he will not guarantee that the universal DH will return in 2021. What will the Mets do with Dominic Smith and Pete Alonso if the DH is taken away? Also can Brandon Nimmo's defense benefit from the Mets embracing analytics. With no clear path to another center fielder, Nimmo could be New York's best bet in 2021, especially if he gets more out of his athleticism through analytics. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
18 min
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A-Rod Still Trying to Get the Mets Behind Close...
There were conflicting reports that came out on Wednesday, as the USA Today ran a story about how New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio could stop Steve Cohen from buying the Mets. Later the New York Daily News contradicted these inaccurate reports, with Cohen still being in line to land the team. Ryan discusses the fallout from these stories and how Alex Rodriguez continues to play a part behind the scenes in trying to become the new owner of the Mets. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
18 min
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Steve Cohen Approved By Ownership Committee
Steve Cohen passed another hurdle in his purchase of the Mets on Tuesday, as the ownership committee approved the transaction. Now he still has a few more votes to get through before the sale becomes official. What is next in the process and how does the timing of it all impact the Mets offseason plans? Also what are the key dates of the offseason and how will the ever-present pandemic concerns affect the operations of baseball. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
19 min
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Another Look at The Mets Disastrious Deadline D...
Today we look back at the Mets trade deadline deals that weren't meant to win-now, but proved pointless as they failed to make the playoffs. Who did they give up and what were the long-term ramifications of those deals? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
18 min
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Revisting Mets Last GM Hire
Back in the winter of 2018, the New York Mets were in the market to hire a new general manager and their search came down to two candidates. The Wilpons decided to hire a former agent Brodie Van Wagenen because he promised them success in the short-term, meanwhile they passed over Chaim Bloom, who promised long-term success. Today we look back at the decision to hire Van Wagenen and how that shaped Mets baseball over the past two years. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
19 min
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Jeurys Familia Needs to Throw Strikes
Jeurys Familia really struggled in 2019 and set out to change that over the offseason by losing weight and refining his mechanics. All his work paid off, as he turned in a much better campaign in 2020, although still not to the level we expect from the former All-Star. What are some the reasons behind his performance and can he make some corrections that have him perform at that All-Star level again in 2021? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
18 min
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Should the Mets Trade for Francisco Lindor?
Francisco Lindor is a four-time All-Star, who is just one year away from hitting free agency. With the great possibility that the Cleveland Indians can't afford to sign him to an extension, Lindor is the biggest potential name on the trade market this offseason. Should the Mets make a move to add the five-tool shortstop and what would it take to a land him in a trade? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get 20% off your next order.
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