Welcome to Locked On Blue Jays, the only daily podcast devoted to Toronto Blue Jays talk! Hosts Ben Shulman and Matt Bonaparte bring their unique baseball backgrounds to Canada's team. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every day.
The Blue Jays, The Beast and the Exorcism of Ry...
The Blue Jays' 8-1 series-opening win against the Rays accomplished a lot of things. A.J. Andrews goes over them and tries not to gush over Alek Manoah too much.
The Blue Jays and 44 Runs In Two Days
Not content with scoring 22 runs over two games, the Blue Jays manage to end their Sunday with the same total as well. A.J. Andrews discusses this blowout.
The Blue Jays and the Good Wins
In the second half of her doubleheader, A.J. Andrews discusses the Blue Jays doubleheader, the highs and lows and then very highs of all of it.
The Blue Jays and Abad Loss
In tribute of Saturday's doubleheader, A.J. Andrews starts a twin bill of her own, encapsulating the Blue Jays' series with the Orioles, starting with the 6-3 loss on Friday
The Blue Jays and the Sweetest Sweep Ever
The Blue Jays are rolling, Yankees fans are extremely disappointed, all is right with the world. A.J. Andrews talks about how it all came together in a historic three-game sweep.
The Blue Jays and the Turning Point?
The Blue Jays are riding a six-game win streak but there is only one game that mattered. A.J. Andrews dives back into the 11-10 comeback victory that may have saved Toronto's season
The Blue Jays and Looking Forward with Nate Pea...
The Blue Jays have brought Nate Pearson back up, and A.J. Andrews discusses her thoughts and expectations, along with that of Bryan Baker. Plus an Athletics preview.
The Blue Jays and Looking Behind
As the off-day passes A.J. Andrews kicks off a double-header podcast by looking back at why even though the Blue Jays won their series with the Orioles, it was frustrating to watch.
The Blue Jays and the Soothing Presence of the ...
As the rain falls down, and wakes her dreams, A.J. Andrews breathes a sigh of relief as the Blue Jays handle the Orioles in the opener of their series.
The Blue Jays and Winning? Against the Tigers?
The Blue Jays took a three-game set from the Tigers and split the season series. Why isn't A.J. Andrews happy? Maybe the bats have the answer?
The Blue Jays and A New Way To Lose
A.J. Andrews is not in a good place with the Blue Jays. She discusses why today's loss stung, and why she has no faith that the newest Blue Jay will help
The Blue Jays and the Cold Storage Offense
A.J. Andrews officially returns from vacation to discuss an offense that clearly has taken one as well. Plus she discusses the bullpen members who should be the lockdown names for the Jays in September.
The Blue Jays and Making Sense of Seattle
As evidenced by the title, A.J. Andrews needs help talking through what happened to the Jays in Seattle. Good thing she has Lukas Weese joining her to talk through it all!
The Blue Jays and A.J. Says Silly Things About ...
A.J. Andrews was definitely salty tonight. Not mad, just salty. She begs Mariners fans to accept her apologies as she discusses what the heck happened in that Blue Jays loss.
The Blue Jays and the Manoah of the Hour
Yes the Blue Jays put the lumber to the Angels in a 10-2 win, but Alek Manoah was the story. A.J. Andrews discusses the Angels series to date.
The Blue Jays and George Springer Takes a Stand
Following some long work on the Olympics, A.J. Andrews is finally able to talk about the Blue Jays' 9-2 homestand, focusing on the final game because that was the fun one.
The Blue Jays and the 2021 Trade Deadline Recap
A redux of her appearances during the MLB Trade Deadline show on the Locked on MLB Youtube show, A.J. Andrews goes over what happened for the Jays at the deadline.
The Blue Jays and the 2021 Trade Deadline Targets
Are the Blue Jays buying or selling? Y'all know the answer. A.J. Andrews goes over some trade targets and what it would take to get them.
The Blue Jays and Bad Spots For the Bullpen
The Blue Jays have lost five of their last six and while the bullpen took the L in the last two, it's not all on them. A.J. Andrews blames multiple parties equally.
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.
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.
The Blue Jays and A Blueprint for the Rays
Remember when A.J. Andrews used to do series previews? Guess what's back!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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?
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?!?
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.