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Welcome to Locked On Angels, your No. 1 stop for daily Los Angeles Angels content, hosted by Taylor Blake Ward. Follow along daily, as we venture into an exciting era of Angels baseball where Mike Trout is reaching the pinnacle of greatness, Shohei Ohtani is rewriting the script on what players are capable of and Albert Pujols chases the legends of the sport. Enjoy an array of special guest appearances, gain some insight into baseball's past with former players, and look to the future with daily prospect updates and evaluations. Here at Locked On Angels, we're here to provide deep insight into your favorite team while basking in the perfect Southern California weather. Locked On Angels is part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every day.

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One game is actually THREE | Simmons/Ohtani Upd...
Filling for Taylor again, Steve Granado gives us a glimpse into the real mindset we should have in 2020.
21 min
2
Welcome to Adell era/What can we expect out of ...
Heaney looked great. They're hittin' homers. And Julio Teheran takes the ball for his debut.
18 min
3
The Good (Adell), the Bad (Ohtani) and the Ugly...
There's some news for the Angels and baseball. Not everything is great! But let's find the good.
22 min
4
Shohei Ohtani Sent For MRI
Shohei Ohtani felt discomfort in his throwing arm after Sunday's game and was sent for an MRI.
15 min
5
Quick-Pull Trigger On Starters; Justin Upton's ...
Once again, an Angels starting pitcher was pulled well before expectancy based on pitch count. Also, reflecting on Justin Upton's 300th career home run.
20 min
6
Obscure Baseball Stories With Taylor and D.C.
From first signed baseballs to ballplayers marrying concession stand workers, Taylor and D.C. touch on just about everything in this baseball story telling episode.
36 min
7
Locked On Angels Jeopardy! Episode 1
The first edition of Locked On Angels Jeopardy! Hosted by Taylor Blake Ward.
29 min
8
Angels Opening Day Recap
Baserunning blunders and walks from the relief core handed the Angels a 7-3 loss on Opening Day, though the game was a one-run match until the final pitch.
17 min
9
Opening Day Is Here!
Opening Day is upon us and Taylor Blake Ward breaks down the Angels 30-Man Opening Day roster.
19 min
10
Season Preview and Predictions
Jason Burke of Locked On A's and Jason Hernandez of Locked On Anaheim Ducks stop by to give their predictions for the 2020 MLB season.
47 min
11
Locked On Angels/Padres Crossover
In this crossover episode, Javi Reyes of Locked On Padres joins Taylor to chat about the two teams upcoming seasons.
33 min
12
Prospect Update: Jo Adell, Chris Rodriguez, Mic...
Updates from Joe Maddon on Michael Hermosillo, Chris Rodriguez and Jo Adell.
19 min
13
Season Three Fan Mailbag 18.0
In this week's Fan Mailbag, we look at Shohei Ohtani's chances of hitting and pitching in the same game, as well as touch on Jo Adell and his potential impact on the 2020 season.
21 min
14
Reminiscing About No-Hitter In Honor of Tyler S...
Taking a trip down an emotional memory lane one year to when the Angels no-hit the Mariners on the night they honored Tyler Skaggs.
24 min
15
Fabian Ardaya Chats Pandemic and Empty Ballparks
Angel Stadium is empty outside of the players and media. Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic checks in to tell us about the atmosphere and about the pandemic.
29 min
16
The Seinfeld Episode: A Podcast About Nothing
In this random crossover episode, Taylor Blake Ward is once again joined by D.C. Lundberg and Jason Hernandez to chat about nothing.
40 min
17
Shohei Ohtani Battles Command Issues In Intrasq...
Shohei Ohtani Battles Command Issues In Intrasquad Debut; Andrew Heaney Thrives
19 min
18
Mike Trout Expresses Uncertainties About 2020 S...
With the ongoing pandemic and a child on the way, Mike Trout stressed taking precautions for a 2020 season prior to the Angels first workout.
16 min
19
Season Three Fan Mailbag 17.0
We're back with a mailbag with your questions about the 2020 season and who may be on the roster.
26 min
20
Breaking Down 60 Man Player Pool and MiLB Seaso...
The Angels announced their 60-man player pool and Minor League Baseball has cancelled their 2020 season, a full breakdown.
23 min
21
Projecting 30-Man Roster and 60-Man Taxi Squad
Taylor Blake Ward takes aim at projecting the Opening Day roster for the Angels as well as the 60-man taxi squad.
20 min
22
MLB Prop Bets 2020
Having fun with some of the more outrageous parts of a 60-game season, Jason Burke and Jason Hernandez stop by to take shots at some 2020 MLB Prop Bets.
48 min
23
Welcome Back MLB
Major League Baseball is coming back! More on the upcoming 2020 season.
16 min
24
Locked On Orange County Crossover
Taylor Blake Ward and Jason Hernandez join together to chat sports obscurities prior to the weekend.
41 min
25
Negotiation Round-and-Round
The tables have turned and turned and turned, will a negotiation be finalized?
14 min
26
Eric Valenzuela Checks In To Chat Long Beach St...
The Angels selected Adam Seminaris, a left-handed pitcher, with their fifth-round pick in the MLB Draft. His coach, Eric Valenzuela, checks in to chat about Seminaris and the Long Beach State program.
19 min
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2020 MLB Draft Post-Mortem (with JD Hernandez a...
Jason Hernandez and Taylor Blake Ward break down each of the Angels' 4 draft picks. Also, the general feeling of the draft being only 5 rounds this year is discussed including audio with Billy Eppler and Matt Swanson.
23 min
28
Angels' First-Round Draft Recap (feat. Taylor B...
The Angels selected Reid Detmers with the 10th overall selection. We'll break down the pick with Taylor Blake Ward and hear some audio from Matt Swanson. Also, hear from the man of the hour, Reid Detmers, on how he felt being selected, as well as his approach to the game and what he will do to address his velocity...?
21 min
29
SPECIAL - Locked On's Black Lives Matter Roundt...
85 min
30
Season Three Mailbag 16.0 (with JD Hernandez)
It's a mailbag episode with JD Hernandez from across the street still pinch hitting for TBW. Some of your questions are answered!
27 min
31
MLB's Latest Proposal (with Jason Hernandez & D...
Jason Hernandez takes over the show for the week, and he discusses the MLB's latest proposal with D.C. Lundberg (Locked On Mariners).
24 min
32
Re-Air: Locked On MLB Mock Draft, Day Three
Re-Air: The final day of a three-part series, we present the Locked On MLB Mock Draft with Jeff Ellis and Taylor Blake Ward
54 min
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Re-Air: Locked On MLB Mock Draft, Day Two
Re-Air: The second day of a three-part series, we present the Locked On MLB Mock Draft with Jeff Ellis and Taylor Blake Ward
52 min
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Re-Air: Locked On MLB Mock Draft, Day One
Re-Air: The first day of a three-part series, we present the Locked On MLB Mock Draft with Jeff Ellis and Taylor Blake Ward
47 min
35
Players Counter MLB's First Proposal
The players were not pleased with MLB's initial proposal when it came to salaries, and their response came loud and clear with a counter proposal in the works.
11 min
36
Proposal 1 Leaves Players Unhappy; Angels Furlo...
An audible in our weekly Fan Mailbag, discussing the first proposal from MLB to the player's association as well as the repercussions from the Angels furloughs.
19 min
37
Diamond Quiz Champions Episode
Taylor Blake Ward is challenged by Jeff Snider and Paul "Sully" Sullivan in a battle of champions in Diamond Quiz.
31 min
38
Locked On Angels All-Time Angels: Relievers
The Angels relief core has had some remarkable talents over the years, we find out who the best of the best were; one lefty, one righty.
15 min
39
Season Three Fan Mailbag 15.0
An Angels based question-and-answer for your listening pleasure.
21 min
40
Locked On Angels All-Time Angels: Closing Pitcher
Troy Percival or Francisco Rodriguez? Find out who you voted for as the Locked On Angels All-Time Angels closing pitcher.
17 min
41
Season Three Fan Mailbag 14.0
MLB's proposal to the Player's Association has led to loads of questions about the future of Major League Baseball in 2020.
21 min
42
Locked On Angels Update; 5/13/2020
Update from Locked On Angels; May 13, 2020.
2 min
43
MLB's Proposal To MLBPA For Potential July 1 Re...
Major League Baseball is aiming a July return, and has a proposal ready for the player's association and political officials.
15 min
44
Season Three Fan Mailbag 13.0
Jo Adell's arm strength? Angels draft philosophy? International amateurs? That and more in this week's Fan Mailbag.
24 min
45
Locked On Angels All-Time Angels: Utility Man (...
Kyle Glaser of Baseball America stops by to help announce who you voted as the Locked On Angels All-Time Angels utility man.
19 min
46
Locked On Angels All-Time Angels: Right Field/D...
In a dual episode, we reveal who you voted as the Locked On Angels All-Time right fielder... and designated hitter.
16 min
47
Season Three Fan Mailbag 12.0
In this week's Fan Mailbag, we hit heavy on the MLB Draft and the potential 2020 season start.
22 min
48
Locked On Angels All-Time Angels: Center Field
Mixing in a Fan Mailbag at the end of the show, we reveal who you voted as the Locked On Angels All-Time Angels center fielder.
19 min
49
Locked On Angels All-Time Angels: Left Field
The Angels all-time leader in games, plate appearances, runs scored and RBI takes the cake for left field on the Locked On Angels All-Time Angels team, listen in if you don't already know.
15 min
50
Locked On Angels All-Time Angels: Shortstop
Capping off the infield, Locked On Angels reveals who you voted for as the best shortstop in Angels franchise history.
15 min
51
Locked On Angels All-Time Angels: Third Base
We tallied your votes for a walkaway win when it came to the Locked On Angels All-Time Third Baseman, and revisit some Jackie Robinson stories.
14 min
52
Locked On Angels All-Time Angels: Second Base
Voting for the Locked On Angels All-Time Angels second baseman came down to two of the organizations top players in it's history.
15 min
53
Locked On Angels All-Time Angels: First Base
Locked On Angels second edition of the All-Time Angels franchise player comes to the man at First Base.
14 min
54
Season Three Fan Mailbag 11.0
Baseball may be returning in May and you asked about our opinions on the manner. Is it realistic?
24 min
55
Checking In With Johnny Giavotella
Johnny Giavotella stopped by today's show to chat about his time with the Angels and how things are going post-baseball.
16 min
56
Locked On Angels All-Time Angels: Catcher
Locked On Angels first edition of the All-Time Angels franchise player kicks off with the man behind the plate: Catcher.
14 min
57
Locked On Angels Schedule Update
Locked On Angels has made weekly schedule changes due to the Covid-19 virus.
1 min
58
Season Three Fan Mailbag 10.0
The tenth addition of this season's Fan Mailbags, and it's still somehow only March.
24 min
59
MLB and MLBPA Agree To 2020 Deal
MLB and MLBPA came to specific agreements for a shortened or cancelled 2020 season.
17 min
60
Greatest Angels Outfielders and Red Sox Punishm...
JD Hernandez takes the reins once more with TBW avoiding the IL by chatting a little bit. Joined by D.C. Lundberg (Mariners), they discuss possible punishment for the Red Sox and Alex Cora, the greatest Angels outfielders of all time, and how thin catching is in MLB.
26 min
61
Opening Day (Kind Of)
Though Opening Day is delayed, there's no reason not to celebrate the game's grandest holiday in your own special way.
15 min
62
All-Time Angels Team and the Worst Baseball Exp...
JD Hernandez pinch-hits for TBW, and talks briefly about his greatest Angels team of all time. Also, his worst baseball experience happened at the Big A... nearly three decades ago.
19 min
63
Season Three Fan Mailbag 9.0
When will the season start and will the players be ready? What about the draft? That and more in this week's mailbag.
21 min
64
Locked On Angels and Locked On Mariners Crossover
In this crossover episode of Locked On Angels and Locked On Mariners, TBW and DC Lundberg chat about Anthony Rendon and the career of Frank Tanana.
25 min
65
Compare and Contrast: Spanish Flu and Coronavirus
The Spanish Flu impacted the 1919 Stanley Cup Playoffs, could the coronavirus be similar but across all sports?
16 min
66
Intro To Analytics, 1.0
The first of a series of unknown counts, Taylor Blake Ward helps those who don't understand analytics begin with simple equations.
16 min
67
Season Three Fan Mailbag 8.0
Your questions, our answers. How is the coronavirus impacting the MLB Draft and baseball all around and can it be beneficial for the Angels in 2020?
24 min
68
Coronavirus Impact
The coronavirus has taken baseball victim, here's what we know so far.
14 min
69
Chatting With An Angels Fan In The The United K...
Nick Wright is an Angels fan in the United Kingdom, a growing region for baseball fandom.
16 min
70
MLB Suspends Spring Training and Moves Season B...
Major League Baseball followed suit of other professional sports and suspended their current play while pushing their regular season back two weeks at a minimum.
7 min
71
MLB Draft Experts Consider The No. 1 Overall Pick
A quintet of MLB Draft experts break down who they would take as the No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming MLB Draft.
35 min
72
Season Three Fan Mailbag 7.0
Questions about the rotation, draft, prospects and an Andrelton Simmons extension.
30 min
73
Division Preview: Astros With Eric Huysman
Eric Huysman of Locked On Astros checks in to chat about the Houston Astros and the questions that loom on the largest threat in the AL West.
31 min
74
Dylan Bundy Impressing Early In Spring
Angels starting pitchers are walking less batters this Spring, and Dylan Bundy is continuing to impress early in camp.
14 min
75
Baseball Movie Review: The Rookie
Taylor Blake Ward is joined by Jason "JD" Hernandez to break down a baseball movie classic, The Rookie.
22 min
76
Season Three Fan Mailbag 6.0
Your questions, our answers. Who will take the final spot in the rotation and who's been the most impressive player during Spring Training? That and more.
28 min
77
Pitching Suggestions for the 2020 Angels with G...
Locked on Angels - 2/28/2020
19 min
78
Division Preview: Rangers With Brice Paterik
Brice Paterik of Locked On Rangers checks in to chat about the Texas Rangers and how the Rangers have the opposite problem of everyone else in the West.
22 min
79
Angels Highlighted On Locked On MLB
Taylor Blake Ward joined Paul Francis Sullivan ("Sully") on Locked On MLB to chat Angels.
1 min
80
Season Three Fan Mailbag 5.0
This weeks mailbag has loads of stuff on Tommy La Stella, Spring Training and the talk of the town, Jo Adell.
31 min
81
Jo Adell and Brandon Marsh Shine In First Game ...
Jo Adell and Brandon Marsh were the talk of the town when it came to the Angels first game in Cactus League play.
15 min
82
Division Preview: Athletics With Jason Burke
Jason Burke of Locked On Athletics checks in to chat about the Angels division rivals in Northern California.
24 min
83
Division Preview: Mariners With D.C. Lundberg
D.C. Lundberg of Locked On Mariners checks in to chat about the Angels division rivals to the North.
15 min
84
Season Three Fan Mailbag 4.0
Opening Day roster and starters? Billy Eppler extension? Shohei Ohtani's astonishing ability to pitch and hit? That and more in this week's mailbag.
19 min
85
Carlos Correa Opens Up About Astros Cheating Sc...
Carlos Correa opened up to Ken Rosenthal about the Astros cheating scandal, and we open up about his comments.
40 min
86
Andrew Heaney Comments On Astros Cheating Scandal
Andrew Heaney had some strong comments about the Astros cheating scandal, as Max Stassi apologized for his share in it. Jordyn Adams breaks into Top 100 Prospect list.
14 min
87
Season Three Fan Mailbag 3.0
The third fan mailbag of the season opens up a can of worms and address the elephant in the room, Arte Moreno pulled out of a potential playoff impact trade for the Angels.
30 min
88
The Trade That Was And Wasn't
As one trade comes to a close, the trade that would help the Angels was cancelled.
18 min
89
Kyle Glaser Checks In To Chat Prospects
Kyle Glaser of Baseball America stops by to talk about Andy Pages along with Angels prospects inside-and-just-outside of the Top 100 Prospects.
19 min
90
Angels Acquiring Joc Pederson and Ross Striplin...
The Angels are in the process of acquiring Joc Pederson and Ross Stripling from the Dodgers in exchange for Luis Rengifo and prospects.
19 min
91
Season Three Fan Mailbag 2.0
Rotation, rotation, rotation, and Jo Adell. That and much more in this week's Fan Mailbag.
35 min
92
Locked On Orange County Collaboration
TBW and JD cross the street to do an Orange County baseball and hockey collaboration
35 min
93
Justin Anderson Talks Velocity Jump and MLB Debut
Justin Anderson had a big velocity jump which led to a Major League debut in his hometown in 2018.
21 min
94
Season Three Fan Mailbag 1.0
The first fan mailbag of 2020 and season three, we touch on the loss of Kobe Bryant and chat about the upcoming season.
32 min
95
Kobe Bryant, 1978-2020
Remembering the lives of Kobe and Gianna Bryant, along with the Altobelli, Mauser and Chester families.
7 min
96
Season 3 Launch Party With Mark Gubicza, Chris ...
Helping kick off Season 3 of Locked On Angels, Mark Gubicza, Chris Rodriguez and Brandon Marsh check in to get the party started for 2020.
38 min
97
Locked On Angels Update 1/8/2020
Locked On Angels Update 1/8/2020
1 min
98
Thank You Listeners!
Thank you to all of the listeners of Locked On Angels for a wonderful second season.
12 min
99
Sunday Night Q&A, Close The Door On 2019
Closing out 2019 and Season Two of Locked On Angels with a Sunday Night Q&A, with plenty of questions about, "who would say no?"
43 min
100
Angels Signing Julio Teheran To One-Year, $9 Mi...
The Angels added to the back end of their rotation with the impending signing of Julio Teheran to a one-year, $9 million deal.
8 min