Welcome to Locked On Angels, your No. 1 stop for daily Los Angeles Angels podcast, 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 are special guest appearances, and gain some insight into baseball's past with former players and 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
The coronavirus has taken baseball victim, here's what we know so far.
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.
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.
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.
Season Three Fan Mailbag 7.0
Questions about the rotation, draft, prospects and an Andrelton Simmons extension.
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.
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.
Baseball Movie Review: The Rookie
Taylor Blake Ward is joined by Jason "JD" Hernandez to break down a baseball movie classic, The Rookie.
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.
Pitching Suggestions for the 2020 Angels with G...
Locked on Angels - 2/28/2020
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.
Angels Highlighted On Locked On MLB
Taylor Blake Ward joined Paul Francis Sullivan ("Sully") on Locked On MLB to chat Angels.
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.
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.
Division Preview: Athletics With Jason Burke
Jason Burke of Locked On Athletics checks in to chat about the Angels division rivals in Northern California.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Trade That Was And Wasn't
As one trade comes to a close, the trade that would help the Angels was cancelled.
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.
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.
Season Three Fan Mailbag 2.0
Rotation, rotation, rotation, and Jo Adell. That and much more in this week's Fan Mailbag.
Locked On Orange County Collaboration
TBW and JD cross the street to do an Orange County baseball and hockey collaboration
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.
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.
Kobe Bryant, 1978-2020
Remembering the lives of Kobe and Gianna Bryant, along with the Altobelli, Mauser and Chester families.
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.
Locked On Angels Update 1/8/2020
Locked On Angels Update 1/8/2020
Thank You Listeners!
Thank you to all of the listeners of Locked On Angels for a wonderful second season.
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?"
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.
Sunday Night Q&A, Winter Break Part II
In this week's second edition of our Sunday night Q&A, we break down some potential moves and also shares opinions on the fight between MLB and MiLB.
Sunday Night Q&A, Winter Break Part I
In Part I of II, we take your questions from our Sunday Night Twitter Q&A about Dallas Keuchel, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Willson Contreras and Jon Gray.
Angels Sign Anthony Rendon
The Angels pivoted directions to go from the top free agent pitcher to the top free agent hitter, signing Anthony Rendon to a seven-year deal.
No Gerrit Cole For Angels, What's Next?
Angels missed out on Gerrit Cole, what's next in their off-season plans?
Sunday Night Q&A, Winter Meetings
In the heart of Winter Meetings, we take your questions about the event itself and of course, Gerrit Cole.
Sunday Night Q&A with Jason Burke
Jason Burke of Locked On A's joins us for this week's edition of Locked On Angels
Sunday Night Q&A, Rule-5, Free Agents and Trades
Your questions, our answers. Everything from the coaching staff, team philosophy, Rule-5, free agents, trades and more.
Angels Podcast Summit
In this third-part of a three-part-series, TBW is joined by Talkin' Halos and The All Angels Podcast to break down 2019 and look towards 2020.
Sunday Night Q&A, Snow Bound
Questions upon questions about the Angels and miscellaneous items across sports.
Sunday Night Q&A with Guest, Kraig Williams
For the first time, Taylor Blake Ward is joined by a guest to help answer your questions from our Sunday Night Q&A.
Sunday Night Q&A, One-Hour Special
A full hour of your questions about the Angels and baseball in general, answered by Taylor Blake Ward
SundayNight Q&A, Coaching Changes
Opinions about Mickey Callaway, Joe Maddon and plenty more in this week's Sunday Night question-and-answer.
Joe Maddon Press Conference
Listen to the entire Joe Maddon introductory press conference
Sunday Night Q&A, World Series Style
Another edition of our Sunday Night Q&A on the day of Game One of the World Series
Jonathan Mayo Checks In To Talk Angels Prospects
Jonathan Mayo of MLB Pipeline stops by to chat about some of the Angels top prospects playing in the Arizona Fall League.
Angels Announce Joe Maddon As Manager
Angels announced that Joe Maddon has returned to the organization as manager.
Sunday Night Q&A, ESPN/OTN Report
Breaking down the ESPN/OTN report on an Angels employee providing opioids for Tyler Skaggs and your questions.
Sunday Q&A, Looking Into 2020
Another Sunday night Q&A where you let out your intrigue about the Angels and we do our best to resolve that intrigue with answers.
Looking at Managerial Vacancies
TBW is joined by Jason "Stimpy" Hernandez as they give their opinions on internal and external hires for seven teams whose managers bit the dust.
Angels Make Moves In Coaching Staff
Days after Brad Ausmus was let go, the Angels parted ways with Josh Paul and Doug White.
Taylor Blake Ward is joined by Dylan Short of Locked On Braves to chat about the playoffs and give their predictions.
Sunday Night Q&A, End of Season
The Angels season came to an end of Sunday but we're still around to answer your questions through the off-season,.
Trout vs. Bregman, AL MVP
Alex Bregman is catching up to Mike Trout, but is it too little too late to nab the American League MVP from him?
Digging Old Reports
Taylor Blake Ward found some old reports on all 15 players who played for the Angels last night and shares them with you.
Sunday Night Q&A, Off-Season/2020 Exploration
This week's Sunday night Q&A takes us into the off-season and into 2020.
Locked On Angels Update, 9/23/2019
Locked On Angels Update, 9/23/2019
Inching Towards the End...
In this episode, Jason Hernandez laments the fact that TWO celebrations will take place in front of the Halos during this road trip. Also, a brief look into players in the Arizona Fall League, and J.D. makes an announcement regarding his future with the Locked on Network...
Question and Answer
Double dosage of question and answers this week as Taylor Blake Ward returns to answer your questions
Locked On Angels Update, 9/17
Locked On Angels Audio Update, 9/17/2019
Sunday Night Q&A with Jason Hernandez
Jason Hernandez is now pinch-hitting on the Sunday Night Q&A. Trout's injury, looks into free agency, contracts, and 90s music are all a part of this episode.
Role Reversal Thursday!
Jason Hernandez returns as host with TBW co-hosting... wait, what?!? We discuss Andrew Heaney's Clemente Award nomination, Jeopardy, and baseball films.
Inland Empire 66ers Recap
Steve Wendt checks in to recap some of the Angels top prospects who played with the Inland Empire 66ers in 2019.
It's a special Sunday night Q&A, celebrating our 100th episode of 2019.
Mobile BayBears Season Recap
Steve Goldberg helps break down some of the Angels top prospects who played with the Double-A affiliate, Mobile BayBears.
Salt Lake Bees Season Recap with Kraig Williams
Kraig Williams assists in recapping the Angels Triple-A affiliate, Salt Lake Bees, and their season
Arizona Fall League Preview
Taylor Blake Ward previews the Angels prospects headed for the Arizona Fall League.
Sunday Night Q&A, Sweet Home California
Prospects, Shohei Ohtani and Justin Upton headline this week's Sunday night Q&A.
Show Update 8/29/2019
Show Update 8/29/2019
Burlington Bees No-Hitter
John Bohnenkamp stops by to talk about the Burlington Bees and their no-hitter on Tuesday night.
Sunday Night Q&A, Zlatan Edition
You asked questions far reaching from David Fletcher's future to whether Zlatan Ibrahimovic could steal bases, and we answered them all.
Jeff Fletcher Stops By To Talk Angels
Jeff Fletcher of the OC Register checks in to talk about what went wrong with the Angels and what to look to in the off-season.
Andrew Heaney's Dominant 14-Strikeout Game
Breaking down Andrew Heaney's excellent 14-strikeout game and where it stands in Angels history, along with games and Mike Trout.
Sunday Night Q&A, Welcome Back
Taylor Blake Ward returns for another edition of the Sunday night question and answer.
Inspecting the Angels' Farm System and Philosophy
Derek Ciapala takes a deeper look at the strengths and weaknesses of the Angels' farm system and philosophy.
Little League Home Runs, and a Pujols Milestone
In today's podcast, Jason Hernandez covers the Angels' victory over the Pirates, and a Pujols milestone worth mentioning.
The Bats Are Oh So Quiet
Jason Hernandez attempts to dissect what exactly is going on with the Angels' bats, and then he tries to lighten the mood with another round of "Guess the Scouting Report." Shh!
Looking Forward to 2020 Free Agency
Host Jason Hernandez returns to talk about contract money, a glimpse into the pitching pool in next year's free agency, and a quick game!
Sunday night Q&A with Rahul Setty
Rahul takes your questions from Twitter, and does his absolute best to answer them.
Where Are The Angels Going?
Derek Ciapala outlines where the Angels have been and where they are going as the 2019 season enters its final stretch.
Down on the Farm, and the Wild Wild West
Today, Jason Hernandez talks about the Angels' farm system as well as the AL West with guest, D.C. Lundberg.
Happy Birthday, Mike Trout!
Jason Hernandez talks about the greatness that is Mike Trout as he turns 28, and we play a game called "Guess the Scouting Report."
The MLB Debut of Patrick Sandoval
Jason Hernandez begins pinch-hitting for TBW as he breaks down the Angels debut of Patrick Sandoval at Cincinnati.
Sunday Night Q&A, Gerrit Cole Edition
In this week's Sunday night Q&A, you asked countless questions about Gerrit Cole and we answer.
Jo Adell On The Move
Jo Adell is one step closer to the Majors after being promoted to Triple-A Salt Lake
Looking At New Angels Catcher, Max Stassi
Doing a brief recap of the Angels trade deadline that involved one trade, bringing Max Stassi to the Angels.
Trade Deadline 2019
Taylor Blake Ward and Jason Hernandez break down some of the big trades and breaking news for the 2019 Trade Deadline
Angels Struggles Against Orioles and Tigers Wit...
Derek Ciapala and Taylor Blake Ward break down what's gone wrong with the Angels this last week against the Orioles and Tigers.
Sunday Night Q&A, Trades, Trades, Trades
Our weekly Sunday night Q&A focused on trades, trades and more trades for the Angels.
Late Night Madness In Angels 10-8 Loss
Madness ensued at Angel Stadium on Thursday, Taylor Blake Ward and Jason Hernandez break it down for you.