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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1
The Blue Jays and Getting Taken to the Shed
A.J. Andrews is a little less dismayed by the recent turn of events from Blue Jays starting pitching, but it still doesn't mean she's happy about it.
28 min
2
The Blue Jays and Taking Texas to the Shed
The Blue Jays were merciless to the Rangers, as they should be, and left A.J. Andrews with little to say coming out of a vaccine-induced break. But hey, we could all use a happy episode.
29 min
3
The Blue Jays and A Blueprint for the Rays
Remember when A.J. Andrews used to do series previews? Guess what's back!
25 min
4
The Blue Jays and Getting Stuff For Rowdy
Trying to make up for lost time, A.J. Andrews dives into the second major trade of the Blue Jays season, bidding farewell to the original Large Adult Son, and assessing who came back for him.
27 min
5
The Blue Jays and Trying to Spring into Action
Trying to follow the title, A.J. Andrews explains what's been going on with her in July before diving into how the players returning from injuries are helping some Blue Jays ills.
26 min
6
The Blue Jays and Another Deal With the Marlins
The Blue Jays have made their first major trade of the season. A.J. Andrews breaks down the players arriving from Miami, the players departing Toronto and what it all means.
29 min
7
The Blue Jays and Chatting About the Bullpen......
The Blue Jays blew another win. At least now A.J. Andrews is even more qualified to talk about why the latest outing from Tyler Chatwood is so frustrating, even if she's run out of similes.
29 min
8
The Blue Jays and Landing the Marlins Sweep
Since A.J. Andrews imposed a gag order on herself after the Blue Jays' terrible run, they've won four straight. So is this really the Jays turning the corner?
28 min
9
The Blue Jays and Grinding a Head on a Desk
A.J. Andrews doesn't know what to do anymore. The series against the Yankees has broken her. Find out how bad.
28 min
10
The Blue Jays and Trying to Appreciate Vladdy
A.J. Andrews really wants to be able to appreciate the Triple Crown-level season Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is having. So why can't she?
26 min
11
The Blue Jays and Trying to Fix the Bleeping Bu...
A.J. Andrews isn't spared talking about the bullpen again, so she goes over some solutions for it and why they probably won't work.
29 min
12
The Blue Jays and Turnabout is Fair Play
One day after the Blue Jays' bullpen handed the White Sox a win, Chicago's bullpen gave it right back. A.J. Andrews breaks it down.
27 min
13
The Blue Jays and Another Bullpen Blowup
The Blue Jays can't have nice things. A.J. Andrews tries to get the negative out of the way so she can talk about Robbie Ray. But there's a lot of negative.
27 min
14
The Blue Jays and Filling Up on Chicken Strips
A 3-2 homestand is a good thing, but chicken strips are good things and you don't want to fill up on them. A.J. Andrews highlights potential problems ahead following a series loss to Houston
30 min
15
The Blue Jays and Vladdy's Crowning Blast
Can Vladdy win the Triple Crown this year? A.J. Andrews thinks its more important that the Blue Jays won the game against the Marlins today. She talks about that and lots of pitching.
26 min
16
The Blue Jays and Taking a Walk
The Blue Jays are coming off a successful 4-2 road trip, so why does A.J. Andrews have an issue with it? Yes, it's time to talk about Charlie Montoyo and his decision to leave Tyler Chatwood in Sunday's game. Fun.
28 min
17
The Blue Jays and Manoah Mania
Given a second chance to preview Alec Manoah's first MLB start, A.J. Andrews takes the opportunity! Then immediately sleeps because it's 4AM.
26 min
18
The Blue Jays and the Headaches of the Skid
A.J. Andrews can't even come up with a punchy title, she's so tired of what she's seen from the Blue Jays during this six-game slide. So many bullpen collapses. But why?
28 min
19
The Blue Jays and the Magic 8-Ball Against the ...
A.J. Andrews doesn't have many negative things to say after the Blue Jays shellacked the Red Sox 8-0. More positivity? It's more likely than you think!
26 min
20
The Blue Jays and Vladdy Going Streaking
A.J. Andrews starts off the week with more reverence for Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the stellar season he is having, then digs into the pitching performances the Blue Jays got against the Phillies.
32 min
21
The Blue Jays and the Phillies: Remember Philly...
The second half of a crossover between A.J. Andrews and Dan Wilson of Locked on Phillies sees the two discuss how laughable Philadelphia's bullpen is, and A.J. goes off on a rant.
33 min
22
The Blue Jays and the Phillies: Remembering Doc...
In the first of a two-part episode, A.J. Andrews is joined by Dan Wilson to discuss Roy Halladay's importance to both franchises, and how the starters of 2021 stack up in their pending series!
33 min
23
The Blue Jays and the Brooms of Atlanta
A.J. Andrews comes back from a rough couple of days with the help of the Blue Jays sweeping away Atlanta. She discusses what she liked and... what she liked. Pretty positive episode.
26 min
24
The Blue Jays and Hip Hop Hoo-Ray
A.J. Andrews discusses Toronto's 5-3 win over Atlanta, including Vladdy and Teo doing work, Robbie Ray being consistent, and Nate Pearson not.
25 min
25
The Blue Jays and Where We Stand
A.J. Andrews takes stock of the Blue Jays after one-fifth of the season, and where the team stands on its quest for the playoffs.
25 min
26
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
27
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
28
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
29
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
30
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
31
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
32
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
33
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
34
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
35
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
36
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
37
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
38
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
39
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
40
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
41
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
42
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
43
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
44
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
45
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
46
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
47
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
48
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
49
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
50
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
51
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
52
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
53
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
54
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
55
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
56
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
57
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
58
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
59
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
60
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
61
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
62
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
63
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
64
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
65
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
66
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
67
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
68
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
69
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
70
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
71
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
72
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
73
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
74
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
75
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
76
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
77
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
78
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
79
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
80
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
81
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
82
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
83
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
84
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
85
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
86
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
87
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
88
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
89
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
90
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
91
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
92
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
93
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
94
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
95
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
96
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
97
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
98
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
99
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
100
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