Locked On Angels - Daily Podcast On The Los Angeles Angels show

Locked On Angels - Daily Podcast On The Los Angeles Angels

Summary: Welcome to Locked On Angels, your No. 1 stop for daily Los Angeles Angels podcast, hosted by Taylor Blake Ward. Follow along daily, as we venture into an exciting era of Angels baseball where Mike Trout is reaching the pinnacle of greatness (now on a lifetime contract), Shohei Ohtani is rewriting the script on what players are capable of and Albert Pujols chases the legends of the sport. Enjoy an array are special guest appearances, and gain some insight into baseball's past with former players and the future with daily prospect updates and evaluations. Here at Locked On Angels, we're here to provide deep insight into your favorite team while basking in the perfect Southern California weather. Locked On Angels is part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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 Friday Mailbag: #BeABillyver | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2038

The Angels are heading into their final series of the season with not much excitement surrounding the team.We start off our episode today talking about the whole playoff picture as a whole, and trying to figure out where things could have gone wrong for the Angels. We also talk about what it would take to get the Angels back to the promise land, and Lucas seems to think it all starts by #BeABillyverWe then jump into three awesome questions that got asked this week. We dive into Mike Trout contract talks, and what we could see out of that. How the Angels could turn into the Indians and Astros starting rotations. And the similarities between Adam Ottavino and Garrett Richards, and whether the Angels should take a leap of faith on him or not.An awesome episode to get you ready for your weekend.#BeABillyverLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Gear Grinder: Mike Scioscia, Go Away | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1509

The Angels get a win against a bad Rangers ballclub, but we'll take all the Halo victories we can while they last.We open up the show talking about that game the Angels played which was one of their more impressive wins of late. We talk about the news of Shohei Ohtani officially deciding to undergo Tommy John surgery after the end of the season. We also get a little rant about the Rangers intentionally walking Mike Trout last night which is just ridiculous.Then, the moment you've all been waiting for. A Gear Grinder about Mike Scioscia that hopefully is the last one we ever have to do. We get fired up about the things Sosh said to Terry Smith yesterday in his interview, and decipher how we can finally say good-bye to the long time manager. A fun hump day episode for you Angels fans!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Duds and (more) Duds w/ Stu Matthews | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1884

Well...it was a forgettable road trip for the Angels to say the least.We jump right into the sorrows surrounding the Halos, and we try to figure out if there's anything to get excited about over these last 6 games of the season.Lucas welcomes back Stu Matthews from Halos Heaven to talk about the abysmal road trip, before talking about what he is looking forward to over the last 6 at home. The two then jump into their Duds and Duds from the week that was, because there weren't too many bright shining lights around the team.Hopefully this podcast can change your mood surrounding the team, or even make your gloomy Monday feel a little bit better!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Friday Mailbag: Is Shohei Going to Take the ROY? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1516

It's time for your Friday to send you into the weekend!We open up the show trying to comprehend what happened the last two days with the Angels losses in Oakland. To be quite honest, they were the two worst losses of the season, and Thursday was the worst loss in the HISTORY OF THE FRANCHISE. When do the Winter Meetings start because we can't get there quick enough.Then we dive into your Friday Mailbag questions where we talk Shohei Ohtani (again) and what our realistic expectations are for this guy winning the award compared to the rest of the field.All this to set you up for your weekend!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Too Many 2-Way Players? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1510

We're back with a new Wednesday episode after a fun win in Oakland.We start out by talking about all of the potential hype we are probably going to hear about Kaleb Cowart switching to 2nd base, and how you should not fall into the trap. Then we drool over how amazing Ty Buttrey is (as we have been doing every podcast), but we also talk about why he legitimately has a shot to be our closer of the future.Then we hop over to talking about two players currently in the organization who the Angels are seemingly turning into 2-way players in Bo Way and Jared Walsh. Lucas talks about what the future could potentially hold for both of those players, and what we should expect out of them.All that for HUMP DAY!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Mike Scioscia Bobbling His Way Out of Anaheim? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2057

We're back after a disappointing weekend series against the Seattle Mariners, but we are here to find the bright spots in what the Angels have left for this season.We welcome back Stu Matthews from Halos Heaven as we do every Monday to talk about the Studs and Duds from the weekend. We also talk about the interesting decision by the Angels to announce the Mike Scioscia bobblehead that will be given away at Fan Appreciation Day. What does this mean for the long time coach of the Angels? What does this mean for the Scioscia Cynic nickname?We jump into it all today on your Monday episode of Locked On Angels.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Friday Mailbag: Trades, Trades, and Albert Pujols | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1790

We're back with your Friday episode to send you into the weekend!We start off with the thing that is surely on all Angels fans' mind, when is Mike Trout signing his extension? And how are we going to make it happen? Lucas dives in to some creative ways to get Trout to stay an Angel forever (literally), and how he could maybe help the team past his playing days.Then we jump into your Friday Mailbag questions which revolve mostly around trades. Trades with Mike Trout and the return on that. Trades from this offseason that we might need to brace ourselves for. And also some Albert Pujols talk to get you ready for his last 3 years of baseball.All this PLUS a special trivia question to send you into the weekend that involves our brothers across Katella, the Anaheim Ducks.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Locked On Angels w/ Jared Tims | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1885

We are back on a Wednesday after the Angels take a combined no hitter into the 8th inning against the Texas Rangers. Did we mention that it was a bullpen game too, started by Jim Johnson!Lucas opens the pod today talking about that awesome game pitched by the bullpen before talking about what's going on with some call ups we were expecting to see like Griffin Canning and Matt Thaiss. Then we jump into an awesome interview with Jared Timms everybody's favorite Angel fan on Twitter and host of the OBP Podcast. Lucas welcomes Jared on to talk all things Mike Trout going into this upcoming offseason with Mike Trout, and where he falls in the trade talks.A great interview to get you through your hump day!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Taking All the "W's" from the hite Sox | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2624

We are back on a beautiful Monday in September! The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, football is back, and the Angels have won 4 straight!We're back with our Monday episode that starts us off talking about Albert Pujols and what we could potentially do with him moving into next season as we see the team excel without him. Lucas has a very interesting idea that just might work.Then we welcome back Stu Matthews from Halos Heaven on the podcast as we've been doing on Monday's. Today we talk about Shohei Ohtani's Rookie of the Year case as well as our Studs and Duds for the last week.Then we finish out our show with the Trivia Thursday answer from last week. All this to get your week started.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Friday Mailbag: Shohei in 2019 and Fixing the Pitching Staff | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1963

An afternoon release for the Locked On Angels fans out there.We dive right in with our Friday episode getting you amped up for this 3 game set against the powerhouse that is the Chicago White Sox. Then we jump into the big news that broke out of Anaheim today that said the Angels were starting contract negotiations with Mike Trout trying to get him that extension that he deserves. After that we jump over to your Friday Mailbag questions where we discuss what the Angels will be able to do with Shohei Ohtani moving forward in 2019. While also looking at what we currently have on the roster at our starting pitcher position and how we can bandage that whole thing together.All this to get you ready for your weekend!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Gear Grinder: The Mike Trout Dilema | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2012

WOOO! What a Wednesday it was in Angels circles. We dive into all the craziness that came out of Wednesday's news.We start off talking about the Shohei Ohtani news that will see him have Tommy John surgery at the end of this season and ultimately see him off the mound until 2020 (hopefully).Then we dive into what could potentially be our most controversial Gear Grinder of all time. Lucas talks about trading Mike Trout.Tune in to hear all the controversy and all the fun that is Angels baseball.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Wild West Wednesday: MLB Playoff Picture | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1684

The Angels drop a Tuesday game to the Rangers, but that's not going to take our spirits down right?Lucas is back talking about that game and how the Angels going 1 for 10 with runners in scoring position cost him his bet on the over. We then dive into talking about the shape of the bullpen and what people like Junichi Tazawa will mean to the club moving forward with what we currently have under contract. Then we move to our weekly Wild West Wednesday segment where we look more closely at the entire league as a whole and where the playoff picture is for a lot of other teams. Lucas makes his predictions for what he sees going forward moving into the playoffs, and ultimately his World Series Champion.A great episode to get you ready for your HUMP DAYYYY!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Down On The Farm: Is Torii Hunter Jr. The Key For The Future? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1550

Happy Tuesday Angels fans!Lucas is back this Tuesday after a good win from the Angels on Monday night. He talks about the Matt Shoemaker performance, and how well the bullpen has been of late. We also talk why watching the Angels this September could still be beneficial for the team by seeing people like Taylor Ward, David Fletcher, and Jose Fernandez get extended looks at the big league level.We then jump into a fun Down On The Farm report where we talk about Griffin Canning and Torii Hunter Jr. mostly. With Canning, will we see him up here with the big club? Will we see any other potential future starters? With Torii Hunter Jr. is he the key to a potential future for this Angels team? We dive into all these questions on this beautiful Tuesday!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 THE SHO GOES ON! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1943

Shohei has officially returned to the mound in a somewhat underwhelming comeback, and we are here to talk all things Ohtani as well as the rest of the Angels.Lucas welcomes back Stu Matthews from Halos Heaven to talk about his thoughts on the Shohei start, as well as find out who Stu thought his Studs and Duds were from this past week of Angels baseball.A fun podcast for you to enjoy on your Labor Day Monday!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Friday Mailbag: What to Do With The Catchers? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1531

Welcome to Friday!Time to send you into your long weekend with a podcast right on the heels of a good win against the Astros. Lucas talks about the pitching staff (as usual), while also welcoming back #ShoheiSundaysWe then give you a light Friday Mailbag with one question that asked about the future of the catching position for the Angels, and what the future is there looking towards next season. Do we go after a free agent? Do we stay in house? A great question to dive into.Enjoy this as you get ready for your Labor Day festivities!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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