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.
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.
Diamond Quiz Champions Episode
Taylor Blake Ward is challenged by Jeff Snider and Paul "Sully" Sullivan in a battle of champions in Diamond Quiz.
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.
Season Three Fan Mailbag 15.0
An Angels based question-and-answer for your listening pleasure.
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.
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.
Locked On Angels Update; 5/13/2020
Update from Locked On Angels; May 13, 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Season Three Fan Mailbag 11.0
Baseball may be returning in May and you asked about our opinions on the manner. Is it realistic?
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.
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.
Locked On Angels Schedule Update
Locked On Angels has made weekly schedule changes due to the Covid-19 virus.
Season Three Fan Mailbag 10.0
The tenth addition of this season's Fan Mailbags, and it's still somehow only March.
MLB and MLBPA Agree To 2020 Deal
MLB and MLBPA came to specific agreements for a shortened or cancelled 2020 season.
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.