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 and the MLB Owners Who Know They'...
MLB owners are starting to speak out and cry for more of the players' money. A.J. Andrews is playing them the world's smallest violin.
On Far More Important Things Than Baseball
A.J. Andrews emerges from a week of thoughts on heavy topics to reiterate some basic ideals that really shouldn't be foreign to anyone listening to this podcast.
The Blue Jays and Teoscar's Triumphant Turn
The Blue Jays are on a five-game win streak in the alternate universe, and there are some big reasons why! The starting rotation is on point, and Teoscar Hernández is lighting up pitchers! A.J. Andrews explains why the latter is so important.
The Blue Jays and the Fifth Pick in the 2020 ML...
A.J. Andrews goes over the options for the Blue Jays' first-round selection in next week's MLB draft, because she has to do something to take her mind off things.
The MLB Owners Are Being Grinch-Level Greedy
A.J. Andrews is not in the mood to be nice. The owners are being cartoonish supervillains and she spends the entire episode railing on them. Again.
The Blue Jays and More Bemoaning of the Bullpen
The Blue Jays bullpen blew another game today, and A.J. Andrews continues to question what else she can do. Maybe the waiver wire can help. Plus which Blue Jays could make this year's All-Star Team?
The Blue Jays and the Broken Blame Game
A four-game losing streak is bad. A four-game losing streak including three losses against the Orioles is the end of the world. A.J. Andrews needs to vent, so she does.
The Blue Jays and the Case For Keeping Ken Giles
Ken Giles wants to stay, and A.J. Andrews wants him to stay! The host breaks down her case for keeping the closer in Toronto blue.
The Blue Jays and the Real-Life Implications of...
A.J. Andrews has made her first trade as general manager of the Blue Jays, and she discusses what the acquisition of Stephen Piscotty from the Athletics signifies for the team in real life.
The Blue Jays and the Lessons of Nate Pearson's...
Fresh off the biggest disappointment of her managerial career, A.J. Andrews discusses what she learned from watching Nate Pearson's simulated MLB debut.
The Blue Jays and Some Hardcore Logo Talk
A.J. Andrews discusses the Blue Jays logos of the past, which ones are her favorite and why, and what KBO team you should be supporting!
The Blue Jays and That First Time...
A.J. Andrews makes her glorious return with a delayed Fanday episode remembering that first trip to the ballpark...
The Blue Jays and the Tale of the Two (Hypothet...
A.J. Andrews examines a pair of hypothetical trades offered by the Score and just what the indicators would be of both roads available to the Blue Jays.
The Blue Jays and More MLB Cheaters Getting Off...
A.J. Andrews does her best to put what the tragic events of the weekend in her home province meant to her and how she's trying to cope, but then she has to get angry at MLB for being stupid again.
Mike Wilner Returns! Part Two: A Tale of Two Bl...
Sportsnet 590 play-by-play host Mike Wilner joins A.J. Andrews for the second half of their discussion on the Blue Jays' simulated pitching staff, new fake Blue Jay Craig Stammen, and keeping hope alive.
Mike Wilner Returns! Part One: Dicey Times for ...
A.J. Andrews welcomes Blue Jays play-by-play man and friend of the show Mike Wilner back on to the program for the first of two episodes discussing the trails and tribulations of the simulated 2020 season for the Blue Jays.
The Blue Jays and Who Knows Why Bo Has No Bat?
The virtual Blue Jays are 9-10, and A.J. Andrews has two prime groups of suspects for the reasons why. The youngsters and the bullpen are taken to task tonight.
The Blue Jays and a Divisional Rivalry with the...
A.J. Andrews pays tribute to another fallen Blue Jay, and pays kudos to another pair of former Jays before shaking her head at the second MLB proposal for resuming baseball with an Arizona and Florida split.
The Blue Jays and a Three-Game Win Streak of Hope
Even simulated baseball will get A.J. Andrews gushing, especially when the Blue Jays are on a roll. She talks Grichuk, Vladdy, Gurriel, Roark, the bullpen and more!
The Blue Jays and MLB's Modest Proposal of May ...
A.J. Andrews returns to action follow a break to discuss the new schedule for the show, before diving into the MLB's stupidly risky proposal to play baseball in May.
The Blue Jays and Overreacting Hard to the Firs...
A.J. Andrews needs help digesting the first week of the OOTP2020 season, so she turns to Jays From the Couch writer Karen Soutar to help discuss Vladdy's hot start, the outfield playing as expected, Chase the Ace, Ryu the not-so-ace, and that baffingly bad bullpen
The Blue Jays and Watching Some Astros Get Off ...
A.J. Andrews turns to a fan request to discuss her thoughts on A.J. Hinch and Jeff Luhnow getting back into baseball without missing a game, and Justin Turner's extra-innings proposal.
The Blue Jays and Aaron Sanchez, the One-Hit Wo...
A.J. Andrews talks about an ESPN article declaring Aaron Sanchez's 2016 season an all-time one-off campaign, a Ranger doing wonders, and the OOTP2020 series finale between the Blue Jays and Reds.
The Blue Jays and the Virtual Echos of the Plakata
A.J. Andrews discusses MLB ponying up more money, Toronto allowing for MLB baseball in the face of no public events, and Vladdy going boom to power a win over the Reds.
The Blue Jays and Chase the Ace (and a 2020 Fra...
A.J. Andrews hits the airwaves to talk about the framework agreed to by MLB and the players' union for how a 2020 season would progress, and a stunning start from Chase Anderson in the Blue Jays' OOTP 2020 campaign.
Blue Jays Fan Sunday - Not Making This a Habit ...
A.J. Andrews returns for a delayed fan episode of the podcast with some thoughts on some fans' top fours, and some wildly different results from OOTP2020
The Blue Jays and Welcome to Opening Day... Sor...
A.J. Andrews talks about what Opening Day should have been, the trio of players optioned by the Blue Jays today, and the results of Toronto's Opening Day sim game against Boston.
The Blue Jays OOTP 2020 Season Preview with gue...
A.J. Andrews hosts the season preview for the alternate video game universe of 2020 that sees the Blue Jays set to take on the Red Sox and she has Shaun Doyle of Jays From the Couch to help!
The Blue Jays and Watching More Elbows Blow Out
A.J. Andrews discusses the news that Noah Syndergaard needs Tommy John, and how that bodes ominously for younger pitchers who throw 100. Also, some lighter news in the second half!
The Blue Jays and When Is Baseball Coming Back?
A.J. Andrews discusses conflicting beliefs between Jon Heyman and Mark Shapiro over when the MLB season will begin, and she offers updates on an OOTP trade and a trade offer that she laughed at.
Blue Jays Fan Friday - Who Do You Want Now Edition
A.J. Andrews discusses the optioning of Anthony Kay and Sean Reid-Foley as well as the MLB's "support" for minor leaguers before diving into the players you want signed to the OOTP Jays
The Blue Jays and Missing a Window Against the ...
A.J. Andrews is reminded that while Chris Sale may be done for 2020, and that hurts the Red Sox, the Yankees are growing stronger by the day. Also some OTTP transaction criticism!
The Blue Jays and MLB Ditching the Draft
A.J. Andrews discusses the MLB's reasons for wanting to cancel the 2020 Draft (spoiler: it's money), and has some gripes with the starting Blue Jays roster in the OOTP simulation
The Blue Jays and a Ma'am Thanks Pham For His M...
A.J. Andrews discusses Bob Nightengale's USA Today column in which Tommy Pham lambastes MLB for its actions, as well as a podcast content update.
The Blue Jays and a Birthday for Vladito
A.J. Andrews celebrates the birthday of Vladimir Guerrero Jr. by analyzing where he is now and where he is going in his career. Plus, Joe Panik is on the 40-man!
Blue Jays Fan Friday - What Do We Do Now? Edition
A.J. Andrews discusses what the fans' plans are with the baseball season on the shelf, as well as some of her own ideas. Don't worry, the podcast will march on.
The Blue Jays and the Day the Ball Stood Still
A.J. Andrews' kitteh co-host distraction doesn't work, so she talks about the postponement of baseball, and the Blue Jays last game before the curtain fell.
The Blue Jays and Baseball Games Without Fans
A.J. Andrews preempts her talk about the Blue Jays absolute destruction of the Orioles today to discuss how Toronto and others should handle the growing coronavirus pandemic.
The Blue Jays and the Banishment of Alejandro K...
A.J. Andrews discusses the first round of roster cuts made by the Blue Jays (in particular one emerging fan favorite) and the past two days of games from Florida.
Keegan Matheson Round Two: On Trent Thornton an...
The second half of A.J. Andrews' conversation with MLB.com writer Keegan Matheson sees the two discuss Blue Jays' pitching and who is catching eyes at Jays' Camp in Florida.
Blue Jays Fan Sunday - Take Me To My Church Edi...
A never-before seen Fan Sunday edition of the podcast sees A.J. Andrews do her best to go over the fans' brightest stars and biggest disappointments from Spring Training thus far!
Keegan Matheson Round One: On Danny Jansen's Ro...
A double dose of Nova Scotia comes your way as MLB.com's Keegan Matheson joins A.J. Andrews for the first of a pair of episodes!
The Blue Jays and Being Caught in Port Charlott...
A.J. Andrews examines the wreckage from a rough Blue Jays game in Port Charlotte against the Rays, trying to find some bright spots. She got something.
The Blue Jays and Danny Jansen's Dinger Display
A.J. Andrews acquires a new co-host, temporarily, before diving into some Spring Training number, focusing primarily on Danny Jansen.
Mike Wilner Round Three: More Gushing About Nat...
The thrilling conclusion of the Mike Wilner trilogy sees the Blue Jays play-by-play man and host A.J. Andrews discuss Nate Pearson looking awesome and other pitching topics.
Mike Wilner Round Two: On How Bo Bichette is Ba...
The second round of conversation between A.J. Andrews and Blue Jays play-by-play man Mike Wilner focuses on the Blue Jays batters and why no one should believe anything after a week of Spring Training
Mike Wilner Round One: On the Dirty, Cheating A...
A.J. Andrews welcomes Blue Jays play-by-play man Mike Wilner onto the podcast for the first of three episodes, starting with his thoughts on the Astros and Larry Walker.
The Blue Jays and Nate Pearson Looks Like Every...
A.J. Andrews gushes about Nate Pearson for a bit. She's allowed to. Then she turns her attention to other performances from Tuesday's split-squad games.
The Blue Jays and Thoughts of Bigger Baseballs ...
A.J. Andrews gets a chance to collect her thoughts on the first three games of Blue Jays Spring Training, complete with talk about bigger baseballs (compared to Japan anyway)..
Scott MacArthur Round Three, Part Two: The Hung...
The four-part trilogy concludes on Locked On Blue Jays as A.J. Andrews and Sportsnet's Scott MacArthur dive into the Blue Jays bullpen and what the heck is going to happen there.
Blue Jays Fan Friday - 300 Islands No Longer in...
A.J. Andrews reflects on the path to 300 episodes, then yells at Rogers for being extremely short-sighted. That sounds about right.
Scott MacArthur Round Three, Part One: Breaking...
The Scott MacArthur trilogy continues with the third of four episodes (don't ask), as he and A.J. Andrews discuss who will be the Blue Jays' fifth starter in April and in June
Scott MacArthur Round Two: On Whether to Get Ro...
Part two of A.J. Andrews' interview with Sportsnet's Scott MacArthur sees the two break down the position battles on the offensive side of the ball.
Scott MacArthur Round One: A Treatise on Rob Ma...
A.J. Andrews welcomes friend of the show Scott MacArthur of Sportsnet back onto the podcast for the first of three shows, this one discussing Rob Manfred and the Astros.
The Blue Jays and Remembering Tony Fernández an...
A.J. Andrews begins a sombre edition of the podcast by remembering the life of Tony Fernández. Then she excoriates Rob Manfred, which is much more fun. Plus, our new Fantasy Minute!
Blue Jays Fan Friday - Love Is In The Air Edition
A.J. Andrews celebrates a special Fan Friday with some Valentine's from the fans! Plus news about Randal Grichuk and Ryan Borucki turns heads out of Spring Training.
The Blue Jays and MLB Rule Changes That Definit...
A.J. Andrews does her best to explain to Rob Manfred why his rule changes are futile, especially the main one designed to speed up the pace of play.
The Blue Jays and Dave Hudgens, and Thoughts on...
A.J. Andrews doubles up today to discuss the non-baseball topic of Dwyane Wade's daughter Zaya coming out and what it means in sports, as well as Dave Hudgens' kinda-apology
The Blue Jays and Reese's Pieces and the Obviou...
A.J. Andrews disrupts her planned sombre discussion of Kevin Pillar's contract with the Red Sox and Eric Pardinho's Tommy John surgery, because now she has to talk about Reese McGuire's genitals.
The Blue Jays and Mike Bolsinger's Stand
A.J. Andrews returns from a kinda weekend to discuss ex-Blue Jays pitcher Mike Bolsinger's lawsuit against the Astros and the DFA of Breyvic Valera.
Blue Jays Fan Friday - Shaking Off the Rust Edi...
The first Fan Friday of 2020 is upon us, and A.J. Andrews discusses the Blue Jays offseason with the help of the fans, as well as new signings and spring training invites!
The Blue Jays and Giving Gil Kim a Jersey
A.J. Andrews discusses the newest member of the Blue Jays' clubhouse staff, director of player development Gil Kim, as well as the comparisons Shi Davidi makes between the Blue Jays and the Red Sox regarding Mookie Betts
The Blue Jays and Bidding Betts a Bon Voyage
A.J. Andrews does everything but pop some champagne on the news of the Mookie Betts trade. She breaks down how this impacts the Jays.
The Blue Jays and the One Spot Left to Address
A.J. Andrews shouts out her fans, then runs through the Blue Jays offseason before finding the one thing they haven't checked off the list and the person who could easily fill that role.
The Blue Jays and Lessons From the Super Bowl
A.J. Andrews rides that Super Bowl train and explains what Toronto can learn from San Francisco and Kansas City.
The Blue Jays and Appreciating Tony Fernández
A.J. Andrews pays tribute and sends best wishes to Tony Fernández, while wondering why the Blue Jays are taking so long to move Rafael Dolis to the active roster.
The Blue Jays and Doling Out Dough For Dolis
A.J. Andrews puts in another late night to discuss who the Blue Jays added in Rafael Dolis, as well as someone they didn't add.
The Blue Jays and Gibby Going to the Dark Side?
A.J. Andrews begins to ramp up production as she discusses Blue Jays-related fallout from the Astros scandal and the latest batch of minor-league signings.
The Blue Jays and Their Next Hall of Famer?
A.J. Andrews celebrates 2020 by breaking down the punishment of the Astros, the potential punishment of the Red Sox and the next Blue Jay in the Hall of Fame
The Blue Jays and the Midnight Hadouken of Sign...
A.J. Andrews snaps out of her Grumpy Cat-induced slumber to gush over the Blue Jays signing of Hyun-Jin Ryu
The Blue Jays and Signing Shun
A.J. Andrews celebrates her birthday by unpacking the Blue Jays' present, the signing of Japanese hurler Shun Yamaguchi
The Blue Jays and Roark-ing You Like A Hurricane
A.J. Andrews awakens to discuss what the signing of Tanner Roark does for the Blue Jays on and off the field, as well as some minor-league contracts.
The Blue Jays and Who They Don't Got (Round 1)
The final act of the Got Trilogy sees A.J. Andrews bid farewell to some long-serving members of the Blue Jays roster.
The Blue Jays and Who Could Be Got (Round 1)
The trilogy continues as A.J. Andrews discusses rumors surrounding Japanese outfielders and a surprising free agent target for the Blue Jays.
The Blue Jays and Who They Got (Round 1)
A.J. Andrews returns with the first of a trilogy of podcasts detailing the Blue Jays' offseason thus far. We talk Chase Anderson, Anthony Bass and Ken Huckaby!
The Blue Jays and Lessons Learned From the Worl...
A.J. Andrews delivers a couple of takeaways that the Blue Jays should heed in the wake of the Nationals' World Series win
The Blue Jays Writer Back in the Saddle
After a long break for personal and mental health reasons, A.J. Andrews returns to give an update on where she is and talk about karma killing the Astros.
The Blue Jays and the Importance of Conditioning
A.J. Andrews discusses the comments made by the Blue Jays front office this week about conditioning and spending, as well as a really stupid proposal.
The Blue Jays and Watching Josh Hader Fail
A.J. Andrews expresses her joy at the Nationals 4-3 win over the Brewers in the wild-card game, and talks about the impacts a pair of Blue Jays made before the season ended
Blue Jays Fan Monday - Last Day of School Edition
A.J. Andrews returns to action after icing down following her momentous athletic achievement by going over your grades for the 2019 Toronto Blue Jays season.
The Blue Jays and Keeping the Smoak Going?
A.J. Andrews returns from a night with her niece to discuss the futures of a pair of Blue Jays, Justin Smoak and Anthony Alford.
The Blue Jays and Billy Batting Leadoff???
Yup. She's talking about it. A.J. Andrews records a late-night episode where she discusses Billy McKinney's recent leadoff success and what to do with Jordan Romano.
Blue Jays Fan Friday - Finding Some Faith Edition
The second-to-last #BlueJays #FanFriday of the year sees A.J. Andrews asking where the optimism levels are at as the Baby Jays get hot late in the season.
The Blue Jays and Bo Goes to the Bench
A.J. Andrews hops on the mic to discuss the Blue Jays' addition of Breyvic Valera and what that means for Bo Bichette. Also, enjoying the Baltimore sweep.
The Blue Jays and Cavan's Cycle
A.J. Andrews celebrates a historic day in Blue Jays land, as Ryan Dull joins the fold! Also Cavan Biggio did something... or maybe it was Craig...
The Blue Jays and Moving On Without Mayza
A.J. Andrews offers her thoughts on who could replace Tim Mayza as the Blue Jays' lefty option in 2020 and previews the upcoming series with the Orioles.
The Blue Jays and an Enjoyable Series With the ...
A.J. Andrews returns from her trip to Toronto by discussing her experience as a fan at the Blue Jays' game against the Yankees, and the pitching performances that made it enjoyable.
The Blue Jays and a Very Clayton Richard Birthday
A.J. Andrews goes into the late hours for this episode that discusses Clayton Richard's Toronto tenure and previews the Yankees series before hopping a flight to go there herself.
The Blue Jays and the Derek Fisher Game
A.J. Andrews prepares for her upcoming flight to Toronto by commiserating over a brutal Blue Jays performance. But is Trent Thornton now a ray of sunshine in the dark?
The Blue Jays and Getting Rowdy Against Boston
A.J. Andrews caps off the tripleheader by discussing Rowdy Tellez' role in the win over Boston and previewing tonight's game.
The Blue Jays and Why Steve Simmons is Talking ...
A.J. Andrews continues her tour de force post-hurricane by talking about Steve Simmons talking about the Jays, and what Beau Taylor's exodus means.
The Blue Jays and Tough Times in Tampa Bay
A.J. Andrews emerges from the hurricane stronger, more resilient and its a good thing, because she's talking about the Blue Jays' series against the Rays.
Blue Jays Fan Saturday - O Kay Blue Jays Edition
As the storm continues to rage, A.J. Andrews takes a look at the scheduled debut of Anthony Kay for the Blue Jays, as well as the listeners' lineup cards
The Blue Jays and Riding Out the Storm
As Hurricane Dorian bears down on her province, A.J. Andrews tries to hammer the metaphor into the ground for what she witnessed with the Blue Jays in Tampa.
Ryan Mueller and the 2019 Blue Jays Minor Leagu...
Jays From the Couch minor league guru Ryan Mueller joins A.J. Andrews to hand out some metaphorical hardware to the stars of the Blue Jays' minor league affiliates.
The Blue Jays and Raining on their Own Parade
A.J. Andrews completes the tripleheader Tuesday with a discussion of the sloppy baseball played by Toronto against Atlanta and the expanded roster callups.
The Blue Jays and Tilting at Verlander's Windmills
The second of three Tuesday episodes sees A.J. Andrews discuss Justin Verlander's no-hitter and some Blue Jays standouts in the Houston series
The Blue Jays and Vladdy Getting the Boot
A.J. Andrews returns from another pleasant weekend of battling through issues off the mic to bring a recap of the weekend on the mic, including Vladdy's ejection.
Blue Jays Fan Friday - Who Gets the Call? Edition
In a Blue Jays Fan Friday that's actually on a Friday, A.J. Andrews discusses who the likely call-ups afor the Blue Jays when rosters expand.
The Blue Jays and an All-Right Atlanta Series
A.J. Andrews returns after dealing with some personal issues to discuss the performance of the Blue Jays against Atlanta.