Locked On Blue Jays - Daily Podcast O...

Welcome to Locked On Blue Jays, the only daily podcast devoted to Toronto Blue Jays talk! Host A.J. Andrews brings her unique voice to discussions on topics ranging from how the Blue Jays' youngsters are doing, to how many sunflower seeds are left in Vlad Jr's hair. Join her as she navigates through the daily ongoings of Canada's only baseball team (at least until MLB wises up and moves Tampa Bay to Montreal without this split-city silliness) with a sense of irreverence, self-deprecating humour, and appearances by co-hosts who are clearly intended to boost ratings. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every day.

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The Blue Jays and the A's: Recording While A-Oh...
In an episode recorded on Tuesday night as the A's were taking apart Anthony Kay in the second inning, A.J. Andrews talks with Jason Burke of Locked On A's to try and figure out how Oakland is still this good.
41 min
2
The Blue Jays and Coming Off the IL (and Going ...
After a week of struggling, A.J. Andrews returns to discuss George Springer's Jays debut, Nate Pearson getting better, and then more negative injury talk.
25 min
3
The Blue Jays and Vladdy's Hat Trick Night
A.J. Andrews was going to sum up the past few days of Blue Jays baseball on offense with some choice words, but then Vladdy went Boom, Boom, Boom! She discusses him, and the newest Jay.
27 min
4
The Blue Jays and the Red Sox: Misery Loves Com...
Recorded on a day when both ladies were in a mood to let loose, A.J. Andrews and Gabrielle from Locked on Red Sox get together to hash out the midweek series between the teams!
39 min
5
The Blue Jays and Pulling the Right Levers
The Blue Jays earned a split with the Red Sox and it seems like things are back on track, at least for one night. A.J. Andrews finds the keys to success in this win.
26 min
6
The Blue Jays and the Same Old Story
Looks like things are still the same with the Blue Jays, as A.J. Andrews laments another poor performance by the Toronto bats.
29 min
7
The Blue Jays and 500 Episodes
As the podcast celebrates its 500th episode, A.J. Andrews reflects on the journey from her first recording almost three years ago to now. She also looks at the teams growth and celebrates with the fans.
30 min
8
The Blue Jays and Giving Vladdy All the Awards ...
As Episode 500 approaches, A.J. Andrews decides to focus on the positive things, like Vladdy being named MVP already, and Steven Matz continuing to make her look really good.
29 min
9
The Blue Jays and How Do They Carry All These I...
A.J. Andrews can't rest for one day without another Blue Jay being injured. She discusses how they are going to survive all these ailments, especially with Cavan Biggio possibly joining the IL squad.
26 min
10
The Blue Jays and Hicks, Ryu and Rowdy Too
There's too much happy so it's got to be balanced out. A.J. Andrews dishes the happy by talking about the Blue Jays' 7-3 win, but balances it out with a serious discussion about Aaron Hicks sitting out.
31 min
11
The Blue Jays and Back To the Regularly Schedul...
A.J. Andrews needed the Blue Jays for respite today. She did not get it. Now she's mad. But not vivid mad, just drained mad. She explains on this episode.
27 min
12
The Blue Jays and Angry Ranting About Hitting.....
A.J. Andrews does her best to maintain her rage at the Blue Jays hitters, but it's tough when they are in the process of a 14... make it 15-run pounding of the Angels. Still, she tries.
28 min
13
The Blue Jays and Angry Ranting About Some Pitc...
Remember the happy times? When the Blue Jays were 3-1? A.J. Andrews doesn't remember. Instead she unloads at some Jays pitchers who have not been helping the situation.
30 min
14
The Blue Jays and Pinning the Rangers to the Matz
The Blue Jays kicked off their series against the Rangers with a win! So why isn't A.J. Andrews over the moon about it? She'll explain, as well as take more credit for Steven Matz.
26 min
15
The Blue Jays and the Merryweather Report from ...
A.J. Andrews brings an early edition of the podcast (well, early for her) to discuss the Blue Jays taking two of three from the Yankees, and to preview the series with the Rangers!
26 min
16
Blue Jays Fan Sunday: Vladdy Rising Edition
A.J. Andrews celebrates Easter with the resurrection of the Fan edition of the podcast, going over thoughts from Opening Day, along with some unexpected Sunday commentary.
24 min
17
The Blue Jays and the Key Moments of Opening Day
Baseball is back, and it is satisfying as hell! A.J. Andrews breaks down the things she liked from Toronto's 3-2 Opening Day extra-inning victory over New York.
29 min
18
Division Day: Round 4: The Blue Jays and the Or...
The Division Day series wraps up as Connor Newcomb of Locked On Orioles joins A.J. Andrews as they talk about their respective teams!
36 min
19
The Blue Jays and the Opening Day Roster
Opening Day is approaching! A.J. Andrews discusses some of the players that have made the Blue Jays roster and what it means for their first game of the season against the Yankees.
28 min
20
Division Day: Round 3 Part 2: The Blue Jays and...
The second and final part of the epic crossover between A.J. Andrews and Kevin Weiss of Locked on Rays drops as both hosts cape up for their respective clubs!
40 min
21
Division Day: Round 3 Part 1: The Blue Jays and...
The first half of an epic two-part set of episodes sees A.J. Andrews and Locked On Rays' Kevin Weiss size up their respective teams for the upcoming season!
48 min
22
The Blue Jays and Kirby's Blowout Blast
Look at all the injuries! A.J. Andrews talks about the news that Kirby Yates will not be throwing a pitch for the Blue Jays at all, George Springer's oblique strain, and more injuries, because that's all the Blue Jays are now.
29 min
23
The Blue Jays and Kirby: Nightmare in Lakeland
A.J. Andrews discusses the strain that has knocked Kirby Yates out of the Blue Jays bullpen for weeks, and why garbage people don't need to replace him. Plus fan thoughts on the youngsters' performance this Spring!
26 min
24
The Blue Jays and Oops! All Injuries!
Back from her double-dip of roundtable episodes, A.J. Andrews has to talk about more injury issues popping up in Blue Jays camp, the lack of offense against a division rival, and the end of Spring for many Blue Jays prospects.
25 min
25
A Toronto Sports Roundtable: Part 2 (w/ Sean fr...
Part two of the Roundtable with Sean Woodley of Locked on Raptors and Michael DiStefano of Locked on Leafs sees the three hosts go through their Top Five athletes in Toronto at the moment. A.J. makes her points very well.
32 min
26
A Toronto Sports Roundtable: Part 1 (w/ Sean fr...
A.J. Andrews is joined by Sean Woodley of Locked on Raptors and Michael DiStefano from Locked on Leafs for a Toronto roundtable discussion of their various teams! In this episode, talk centers on the hope surrounding the Blue Jays and what the Raptors will do with Kyle Lowry.
33 min
27
The Blue Jays and the Stellar Spring Pitching D...
After taking some time to grieve another tragic incident of racist and misogynist violence, A.J. Andrews turns to happier things. Like Hyun-Jin Ryu's pitching. And Alec Manoah looking brilliant. And Vladdy Jr. All the Vladdy Jr.
28 min
28
The Blue Jays and Turning Sadness Into Joy
A.J. Andrews discusses the things that have happened recently to turn her sadness into moments of happiness, both in the baseball headspace and away from the microphone. Plus, what the heck happened in that Friday game, Blue Jays?
29 min
29
The Blue Jays and Vladdy's True Breakout Season?
A.J. Andrews stays up late to talk about the past two days of Blue Jays baseball, including Vladdy's impressive day at the plate, Tanner Roark roaring the engine, and more good things from Tim Mayza.
30 min
30
Division Day: Round 2: The Blue Jays and the Re...
Time for round two of the Locked On Podcast Network's Division Day series as A.J. Andrews is joined by her friend (and Blue Jays fan) Gab Starr from Locked on Red Sox to discuss the two teams' prospects this season!
37 min
31
The Blue Jays and Yes, Injury Woes Already
More injuries! At least they aren't major issues... yet... A.J. Andrews discusses the latest on George Springer, Julian Merryweather and Nate Pearson, as well as thoughts from today's 4-1 Blue Jays win over the Phillies.
26 min
32
The Blue Jays and Injury Woes Already?
Yes, it's already time to start fretting. A.J. Andrews goes over the news of Nate Pearson's groin strain, some more impressive youngsters at Blue Jays camp, and tributes to International Women's Day and to Rheal Cormier.
31 min
33
Blue Jays Fan Sunday: Curse the West Coast Conf...
The first fan edition of the podcast is live! Even if it is late! A.J. Andrews discusses the players that you the fans want to see in Spring Training. You know, when they can actually be seen.
26 min
34
Division Day: Round 1 Part 2: The Blue Jays and...
Part two of the Division Day crossover sees A.J. Andrews and Stacey Gotsoulias of Locked On Yankees discuss the free agents that didn't sign with their respective teams, and why they are happy, the joys of winning championship, and forced predictions!
23 min
35
Division Day: Round 1 Part 1: The Blue Jays and...
In the first of four planned crossover Division Day Wednesdays on the network, A.J. Andrews and Stacey Gotsoulias of Locked On Yankees discuss how the teams stack up in the AL East pennant race!
21 min
36
The Blue Jays and BASEBALL IS BACK!!! Part Two:...
As the celebrations for baseball's return continues, A.J. Andrews looks over the pitching performances from the first three days of Blue Jays baseball, discussing Robbie Ray, Nate Pearson, Anthony Kay and more!
26 min
37
The Blue Jays and BASEBALL IS BACK!!! Part One:...
Blue Jays baseball is back! Kinda! A.J. Andrews goes over her way too early thoughts from the Blue Jays' first three games of the spring, including Marcus Semien, Jonathan Davis, Rowdy Tellez and more!
25 min
38
The Blue Jays, Shunning Yamaguchi and Casting O...
A pair of 2020 Jays left the team this month, but are fans really shedding tears? We look at what went wrong for Shun Yamaguchi and Derek Fisher during their times in Toronto.
21 min
39
The Blue Jays and the Built-Up Bullpen: Part Th...
The Blue Jays' most recent MLB free agent was returning David Phelps to the fold on a one-year deal. So what does the right-hander offer in his second tour of duty?
19 min
40
The Blue Jays and the Built-Up Bullpen: Part Tw...
A.J. Andrews continues to hold back her Spring Training thoughts in favor of catching up on the new Blue Jays while she is in the right frame of mind. Good thing too after looking at Steven Matz' 2020 numbers.
21 min
41
The Blue Jays and the Built-Up Bullpen: Part On...
After an extended mental health break, A.J. Andrews returns again to start a new series on how the Blue Jays rebuilt their pitching staff for 2021, starting with new closer Kirby Yates.
18 min
42
The Blue Jays and SIGNINGS! Part Three: Semien,...
The Blue Jays are at it again! More signings! More I say! This time Marcus Semien has joined the fold and A.J. Andrews discusses while this deal makes so much sense for both sides.
20 min
43
The Blue Jays and SIGNINGS! Part Two: The Winte...
The Blue Jays got their man. A.J. Andrews does her best to try and encapsulate what it all means.
26 min
44
The Blue Jays and SIGNINGS! Part One: The Chatter
Blue Jays fans are abuzz! Why? Because they actually signed someone! More than one someone! In this first of a set of episodes we dive into their first major-league signing since Robbie Ray.
23 min
45
The Blue Jays and the Leftover Lindor Feelings
It's been a rough couple days. Everywhere. A.J. Andrews tries to fight through the pain and discuss what the Francisco Lindor trade and Tomoyuki Sugano's return to Japan mean for the Blue Jays' off-season plans.
22 min
46
The Blue Jays and Getting Close to Getting Arms
Is the market for the Blue Jays finally heating up? A.J. Andrews examines a pair of arms that have been linked to Toronto in various ways and the likelihood that either one could be a Blue Jay by President's Day.
22 min
47
The Blue Jays' Top Five of 2020: Number One: Th...
This is the End. The End of the Year. The End of the Countdown. Here is A.J. Andrews' most important Blue Jay of 2020.
22 min
48
The Blue Jays' Top Five of 2020: Number Two: Th...
The countdown is almost over! A.J. Andrews presses on with her second-most important Blue Jay of 2020 and it's a name that should be very familiar and expected to be this high. But which one?!?
18 min
49
The Blue Jays' Top Five of 2020: Number Three: ...
With her most cryptic title yet, A.J. Andrews dives into her third most important Blue Jay of 2020... then probably gives away the game in the middle of this episode.
25 min
50
The Blue Jays' Top Five of 2020: Number Four: T...
The countdown continues as A.J. Andrews names her fourth most important Blue Jay of 2020. And so begins her sojourn to the outfield...
19 min
51
The Blue Jays' Top Five of 2020: Number Five: T...
A.J. Andrews kicks off her Top Five list of the Most Important Blue Jays of 2020 with the only one of the famous three MLB sons to make it onto the countdown. Why is he here and the others aren't? Listen on.
19 min
52
The Blue Jays' Top Five of 2020: Honorable Ment...
Y'all ready to countdown? Hope so. A.J. Andrews begins counting down her top five most important Blue Jays of 2020. Or she would, but there are some honorable mentions first.
23 min
53
The Blue Jays and Watching the Padres Change th...
San Diego went off on Dec. 28, so A.J. Andrews examines just what the Padres did to MLB, and what it means for the Blue Jays to watch them go ballistic on the playing field.
23 min
54
The Blue Jays and Why Major League Signings Hav...
Now that she talked about what did happen, A.J. Andrews talks about what didn't happen in regards to Blue Jays signings, using Gregor Chisholm's Toronto Star column as a framing device.
21 min
55
The Blue Jays and Minor-League Mania! (Signing ...
One day after her birthday, A.J. Andrews discusses the three presents the Blue Jays gave her in the form of minor-league signings! Don't worry, her roommate got her better things.
17 min
56
The Blue Jays and What They Did Do at the Winte...
Well, the Blue Jays did get some new players on the 40-man roster this week, so A.J. Andrews is going to do her best to hype up Walker Lockett and Anthony Castro. Plus the Rule V review.
20 min
57
The Blue Jays and Not Signing Kyle Schwarber or...
A.J. Andrews is back with a long awaited episode explaining why the Blue Jays shouldn't sign Marcell Ozuna or Kyle Schwarber. Plus what the James McCann Mets deal means for J.T. Realmuto coming to Canada.
19 min
58
The Blue Jays and A Little Non-Tenderness (with...
Expect to see many more names linked with the Blue Jays. A.J. Andrews gets some help going over everything as she joins Josh Neighbors of Locked On Nationals for a crossover episode!
31 min
59
The Blue Jays and the State of the Kids
The Blue Jays farm system has been assessed by Mike Rosenbaum of MLB.com, and A.J. Andrews assesses what that assessment means for the future of the Blue Jays' prospect pool.
22 min
60
The Blue Jays and a Gut-Punch Weekend
Following a week of setbacks, A.J. Andrews does her best to talk about the bad news that a couple of friends got, including a well-known figure to Blue Jays fans, and more Francisco Lindor talk.
21 min
61
The Blue Jays and Signing Everybody With A Pulse
It seems like Toronto is interested in signing everybody! A.J. Andrews breaks down what players the Jays should be interested, and closes the door on the Kevin Gausman flirtation... for now.
21 min
62
The Blue Jays and Happ-y Returns?
J.P. Morosi has linked J.A. Happ to the Blue Jays... and a bunch of other teams. A.J. Andrews examines whether or not the Blue Jays should bring back their 2018 All-Star.
21 min
63
The Blue Jays and the Wong Solution at Second Base
A.J. Andrews begins her look at a couple of free agent targets for the Blue Jays, starting with an underrated option at second base in Kolten Wong.
15 min
64
The Blue Jays and the Edge of the 40-Man
With the Blue Jays now with a full 40-man roster, A.J. Andrews goes over who is on the verge of being the next cut, and how and when the Blue Jays may make their moves.
19 min
65
The Blue Jays and the Five Saved From Rule V
The Blue Jays added five prospects to the 40-man roster today. A.J. Andrews goes over why all five were chosen, and why some other prominent names were not.
20 min
66
The Blue Jays and Trading For Stars: 2020 Edition
Now that the listeners know just what trading for stars looks like on the other side, A.J. Andrews goes over the cost and what the Blue Jays should be willing to pay this off-season.
25 min
67
The Blue Jays and Trading For Stars: 2012 Edition
With all the talk of the Blue Jays adding star players, A.J. Andrews looks back at the last time the team attempted such a high-scale move in the off-season. Warning: It's ugly.
20 min
68
The Blue Jays and Ross Atkins' Almost Deal
Ross Atkins said something to the media, and now everyone's got theories. No different here. A.J. Andrews offers her explanation on what deal Atkins was talking about.
19 min
69
The Blue Jays and Kim Ng Breaking the Ceiling
A.J. Andrews is back while dealing with some health issues, but she has to fight through. It's what Kim Ng would do. She celebrates MLB's first female and Asian-American GM as well as some thoughts on award results!
19 min
70
The Blue Jays and the End of Season Awards
A.J. Andrews offers her predictions for the MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year awards, and the odds that the two Blue Jays nominees will win.
19 min
71
The Blue Jays and Rocking the DJ This Offseason
Continuing her efforts to talk all the things today, A.J. Andrews takes a look at the two free agents projected by MLBTR to sign with the Blue Jays this offseason, and whether or not she thinks its a good idea.
21 min
72
The Blue Jays and the Return of Robbie Ray
On a sombre day, A.J. Andrews to talk through it all, starting with the news that the Blue Jays have brought back one of their trade acquisitions from the deadline. But is Robbie Ray the better choice?
20 min
73
The Blue Jays and Precious Metals in the Outfield
Following the awarding of Gold Gloves and Silver Sluggers, A.J. Andrews discusses what both nods mean for the two Blue Jays players that were up for the honors.
17 min
74
The Blue Jays and Voting No on Third Base Vlad
A.J. Andrews returns with her thoughts from a very stressful week for herself and people of her ilk, before launching into a tirade about Vlad Jr's wants and needs.
19 min
75
The Blue Jays and Are the Archer's Bows Too Bro...
With Chris Archer hitting the free agent market and Blue Jays fans salivating at the prospect of bringing him in, A.J. Andrews weighs the pros and cons, plus a fan request for trade analysis!
21 min
76
The Blue Jays and the Options For the 2021 Bullpen
Now that other teams have released players, A.J. Andrews combs through the options to see who the Blue Jays could use in the 2021 bullpen, and falls over herself to get one arm in particular signed.
21 min
77
The Blue Jays and Options on Korean Fonts
A.J. Andrews starts discussing the Blue Jays options, specifically the two they had on Rafael Dolis and Chase Anderson. Plus Wilmer Font news!
17 min
78
The World Series Game 6 Roundtable (Part 2) (W/...
Our quartet of Locked On hosts continue dissecting Game 6 of the World Series with discussions of Kevin Cash being dumb, the Dodgers' rank among all-time teams, and more shots at Rob Manfred, because why not?
23 min
79
The World Series Game 6 Roundtable (Part 1) (W/...
Four Locked On Podcasts hosts dissect just what happened in Game 6 with Justin Turner, Rob Manfred and more!
23 min
80
The Blue Jays and Aaron Loup's Moment to Shine
A.J. Andrews analyzes Game 2 of the World Series, including Aaron Loup in the ninth inning, Brandon Lowe's awakening and the unsung Rays star in the victory.
18 min
81
The Blue Jays and Letting Vancouver Go
A.J. Andrews discusses such varied topics as Game 1 of the World Series, the Blue Jays signing four new international pitchers, and Vancouver's new affiliation.
17 min
82
The Blue Jays and Watching the World Series
A.J. Andrews returns from a week-long break from the podcast to go over the events of the Championship Series and make her predictions for the Dodgers-Rays showdown.
20 min
83
The Blue Jays and the One-Game Wonders
Inspired by Ian Hunter's article about the 28 Blue Jays who have appeared in but one game for the franchise, A.J. Andrews tries to name as many as she can, before giving up and trying to relive their brief tenures.
21 min
84
The Blue Jays and Droning On About Trevor Bauer
With the Toronto Star's Rosie DiManno insisting that the Blue Jays go after the barstoolish right-hander in free agency, A.J. Andrews tries to prove why signing Trevor Bauer would be a bad idea for the Blue Jays.
19 min
85
The Blue Jays and Watching Their Rivals Dance
With Game 5 of the ALDS series coming tonight between the Rays and Yankees, A.J. Andrews previews the game and how the Blue Jays' rivals will both look to attack the opposing starter.
16 min
86
The Blue Jays and Lessons from the NLDS
After a thrilling final Wednesday game, A.J. Andrews discusses what the Blue Jays can learn from the rather one-sided NLDS series going on.
19 min
87
The Blue Jays and Lessons from the ALDS
While Toronto may be out of the playoffs, there are still reasons to watch and to learn! A.J. Andrews goes over a vital point from the ALDS, as illustrated with the help of ex-Blue Jay J.A. Happ.
18 min
88
The Blue Jays and Making an Offseason Impact
A.J. Andrews celebrates the beginning of her vacation by diving into Ross Atkins' Saturday comments and what it could mean for a couple moves the Blue Jays could make this offseason.
19 min
89
The Blue Jays and the Pitching of Tomorrow
A.J. Andrews continues her breakdown of the Blue Jays' 2020 postseason experience, highlighting what the Rays did to counter the Jays' strategies, and how the pitching looks heading into next year.
16 min
90
The Blue Jays and An All-Too-Brief Learning Exp...
After taking a couple days to mourn the 2020 Blue Jays season (definitely that and not just a bunch of work), A.J. Andrews returns with a look at how Game 2 ultimately encapsulated the Jays' season, and which hitter did himself the most good.
17 min
91
The Blue Jays and the Game 1 Power Outage (With...
A.J. Andrews can't go over everything that happened in today's Blue Jays loss alone. So she celebrates her new computer's maiden voyage by welcoming Locked on Red Sox host and honorary Blue Jays fan Gabrielle on the program to discuss the lack of offense, the Matt Shoemaker decision, and the rest of the AL happenings!
45 min
92
The Blue Jays and That Game 1 Electricity
A.J. Andrews tees up Game 1 of the Blue Jays playoff series with the Rays, how the pitching is going to work, and why choices were made with the roster. It's exciting.
17 min
93
The Blue Jays and Chasing Playoff Success?
The Blue Jays are going to play the Rays, and A.J. Andrews wonders what matchups are exploitable, and if Chase Anderson has pitched his way onto the playoff roster?
18 min
94
The Blue Jays and Shunning Yamaguchi
The Blue Jays ended their regular season with two of three wins over the Orioles, so what does that mean for the playoffs for Toronto? A.J. Andrews answers with at least one players who performed poor enough to evacuate the roster.
18 min
95
The Blue Jays and the Playoffs
A tired but happy A.J. Andrews discusses the news of the Blue Jays clinching a playoff spot, how it makes her feel as a follower, and what that means for next season.
20 min
96
The Blue Jays and Skimming the Playoff Pool
The Blue Jays have released their 40-man Playoff Pool, and A.J. Andrews goes through to construct the best roster she can to take on the likes of the Rays, White Sox and A's.
18 min
97
The Blue Jays and A Bold Take on Font
A.J. Andrews spans the topics she missed by taking a recovery day yesterday, such as Ken Giles' TJ surgery, Tanner Roark continuing to eat his own words, and Wilmer Font being the human embodiment of a sigh.
18 min
98
The Blue Jays and Kinda Failing at Pitching
A.J. Andrews continues to "celebate" the Blue Jays ending their six-game losing streak by skewering their starting pitchers not named Hyun-Jin Ryu or Taijuan Walker
19 min
99
The Blue Jays and Failing at Hitting
The Blue Jays ended their six-game losing streak! So why is A.J. Andrews so negative about the Blue Jays' bats? There are reasons.
18 min
100
The Blue Jays and the Wrath of Higashioka
When the backup to the backup of the opposing catcher hits a hat trick of home runs against you, what do you do? A.J. Andrews just shakes her head. Plus a tribute to Ken Giles.
22 min