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How's it going A's fans and welcome to Locked On A's, part of the Locked On podcast network. This podcast is your daily stop for all things Oakland Athletics. Of course we'll be covering the news and providing analysis, but we're also going to incorporate mailbags, statistical deep dives, A's history episodes, series previews and talk a bit about the minor leagues as well! The A's are a young and exciting team, and Locked on A's will be here with you every step towards winning the final game of the season. Locked on A's is hosted by former internet scribe (blogger) and noted baseball fan, Jason Burke. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every day.

How's it going A's fans and welcome to Locked On A's, part of the Locked On podcast network. This podcast is your daily stop for all things Oakland Athletics. Of course we'll be covering the news and providing analysis, but we're also going to incorporate mailbags, statistical deep dives, A's history episodes, series previews and talk a bit about the minor leagues as well! The A's are a young and exciting team, and Locked on A's will be here with you every step towards winning the final game of the season. Locked on A's is hosted by former internet scribe (blogger) and noted baseball fan, Jason Burke. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every day.

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How's it going A's fans and welcome to Locked On A's, part of the Locked On podcast network. This podcast is your daily stop for all things Oakland Athletics. Of course we'll be covering the news and providing analysis, but we're also going to incorporate mailbags, statistical deep dives, A's history episodes, series previews and talk a bit about the minor leagues as well! The A's are a young and exciting team, and Locked on A's will be here with you every step towards winning the final game of the season. Locked on A's is hosted by former internet scribe (blogger) and noted baseball fan, Jason Burke. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every day.

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English


Episodes

A's + Orioles Series Preview (feat. Connor Newcomb)

4/23/2021
Episode 257 -- The Oakland A's and Baltimore Orioles start a three-game series tonight in Baltimore, so Jason and Locked on Orioles host, Connor Newcomb, go over the pitching matchups, storylines, and players to watch out for ahead of the series opener. Which Orioles are going to torment A's fans this weekend? You'll have to tune in to find out! Follow our shows on Twitter: @LockedonAs + @LockedonOrioles Follow Jason + Connor on Twitter: @ByJasonB + @ConnorNewcomb_ Email us any A's...

Duration:00:41:42

What the Heck Was That Game? (A's Win 11th Straight)

4/22/2021
Episode 256 -- What in the heck just happened? That A's/Twins game was bonkers! Jason goes over the one move that made it all possible, along with all of the offensive performers from Wednesday's 13-12 win over Minnesota. In the second segment, Jason takes a peak at Elvis Andrus' statcast data to see if a hot streak may be coming, and then wraps up the show going over the Orioles and Marlins game ahead of the A's trip to Baltimore on Friday. Get social with us on Twitter and Instagram:...

Duration:00:33:21

A's Push Win Streak to 10 + Jesús "Wild Thing" Luzardo Dominates

4/21/2021
Episode 255 -- The Oakland A's and Minnesota Twins played two on Tuesday, and Oakland held the Twins scoreless in both contests, pushing their win streak to ten. Jason breaks down both games and gives updates on the status of Chad Pinder and A.J. Puk. Jason also breaks down the A's next opponent, the Baltimore Orioles and searches for a nickname for Lou Trivino. Get social with us on Twitter and Instagram: @LockedonAs Follow Jason on Twitter and in the Locker Room app: @ByJasonB Email us any...

Duration:00:30:10

A's + Twins Series Preview (feat. Nash Walker of Locked on Twins)

4/20/2021
Episode 254 -- The Oakland A's welcome the Minnesota Twins to the Coliseum for three games over the next two days, so Jason and Nash talk about the delay to the start of the series, how each team has looked in the early going, and throw out their bold predictions for the series. Nash also goes over whether this will be the Twins team to finally win a game in the postseason, Byron Buxton's breakout to start 2021, and plans a trip to Oakland. Get social with our shows: @LockedonAs +...

Duration:00:44:44

A's Riding the Wave

4/19/2021
Episode 253 -- The Oakland Athletics have won eight straight games after sweeping the Detroit Tigers in four games over the weekend. In this episode, Jason talks about Sean Murphy's approach at the plate on Sunday that led to his game-tying homer in the bottom of the 8th, and why A's fans should start believing in Lou Trivino's 2021 breakout. Jason also talks about the Minnesota Twins Covid outbreak, and what their series in Oakland could look like once they get the all clear. Get social...

Duration:00:30:56

How to Beat the Detroit Tigers This Weekend

4/16/2021
Episode 252 -- The Detroit Tigers swept the Houston Astros to begin this week, and while the A's took game one of the series 8-4, Oakland can't rely on getting issued 12 free passes each game in this series, either. Jason lays out a path to victory this weekend, and it starts on Friday with getting to José Ureña early tonight. Jason also goes over what to expect from up-and-comer Casey Mize and savvy vet Matthew Boyd on Saturday and Sunday, as well as the probables for next week's series...

Duration:00:29:16

Jason Tries to Lure Ketel Marte Away From Arizona (Feat. Millard Thomas of LO Diamondbacks)

4/15/2021
Episode 251 -- Millard Thomas joins the show to talk about the A's and Diamondbacks series to begin this week and ask some questions about the A's, like, what's up with all of Ramón Laureano's stolen bases this season? Would Jason take Madison Bumgarner if the D-Backs ate his entire contract? Who's winning the AL West? Jason also has some questions for Millard, like what the heck are the Diamondbacks doing? Who are their core players? Can the A's (pretty please) have Ketel Marte? Get social...

Duration:00:41:36

Jed Lowrie Shines, Deolis Guerra Stars

4/14/2021
Episode 250 -- The A's came back from a 5-0 hole against the Diamondbacks yesterday, and it was vampire Jed Lowrie with the 3-run dagger. Stephen Piscotty is hitting the ball hard, Seth Brown went deep and Matt Chapman added an RBI triple. The bats are hot right now. The star of Tuesday's game had to be reliever Deolis Guerra, who gave Oakland three innings of one-hit ball when they needed it most. Jason goes over what was working for him on Tuesday, and why Guerra could become a huge weapon...

Duration:00:27:34

Chappy Goes Oppo, Chappy Goes Boom

4/13/2021
Episode 249 -- The Oakland Athletics have won 4 of 5 and three straight to push their record to 4-7 after an 0-6 start. The bats are waking up. Chris Bassitt is giving gutty performances on the mound even without his best stuff. Matt Chapman is about to go on a tear. This A's team is starting to look like the team we envisioned this off-season. Jason also talks about Tuesday's starters, Zac Gallen and Jesús Luzardo, plus goes over the Tigers win in Houston behind seven stellar innings from...

Duration:00:27:41

Three A's Bats That Are Crushing + Arizona D-Backs Series Preview

4/12/2021
Episode 248 -- Mark Canha has been super underrated for years, so his statcast numbers this season get put into perspective. Jed Lowrie is better than Mike Trout and Giancarlo Stanton, and one eye-popping Matt Olson stat that should make you hopeful for his 2021 campaign. The D-Backs offense has also started to surge, so how should the A's be on the lookout for? Madison Bumgarner gets the ball on Monday, so what should the A's expect from this familiar foe? Get social with on on Twitter and...

Duration:00:31:02

Melissa Lockard of The Athletic Gives Her A's Breakout Prospects for 2021

4/9/2021
Episode 247 -- The A's lost to the Houston Astros (again) on Thursday, but Jason goes through the wreckage of the 2021 season so far to point out some bright spots from last night's game. Melissa Lockard of The Athletic joins the show for part 2 of our talk about A's prospects. Who is on her radar as a breakout candidate? Why were the A's adamant about having a traditional reliever in the bullpen to start the season? Which prospects could join the pitching staff this season? Melissa tells...

Duration:00:33:26

Oakland A's: Kings For a Day

4/8/2021
Episode 246 -- The Oakland Athletics won their first game of the season on Wednesday, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 in extras. There is lots of great news to cover from this game, like newcomers Elvis Andrus and Mitch Moreland coming up huge late in the game, surging exit velocities for A's hitters and Seth Brown's homer-denying catch! In the second and third segments, Jason talks with Melissa Lockard of The Athletic about the new minor league rules and how the long layoff could impact...

Duration:00:35:32

The A's are Getting Closer to That First Win

4/7/2021
Episode 245 -- The Oakland Athletics fell yet again, dropping their record to 0-6. Chris Bassitt had one bad inning, but overall gave a gutsy performance against the reigning champion Dodgers. Jed Lowrie hit the ball hard all night, and the A's actually held a lead for ten minutes, so they're trending in the right direction! On the flip side, more injuries and IL stints were announced, so Jason goes over all the new names on the injured list and he has a theory about Jed Lowrie's early...

Duration:00:26:07

A's Call Up A.J. Puk and He Looks Ready

4/6/2021
Episode 244 -- The Oakland A's dropped to 0-5 on the young season following another blowout loss, this time at the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jason takes a look at some of the good things that happened on Monday, like A.J. Puk making his season debut and holding the Dodger offense at bay for a few innings. Ka'ai Tom got his first big league hit, and Stephen Piscotty got his first hit on the season. Are the Athletics slowly turning a corner? In the third segment we like to keep an eye...

Duration:00:29:45

The A's Didn't Look Great, So Here Are Some Bright Spots

4/5/2021
Episode 243 -- The Oakland Athletics did not look great in their opening series against the Houston Astros. What needs to happen for the A's to rebound, and who actually looked okay over the weekend? Jason also talks about the upcoming series with the Los Angeles Dodgers and some feel good stories from around baseball to end on a positive note. Get social with us on Twitter and Instagram: @LockedonAs Follow Jason on Twitter and in the Locker Room App: @ByJasonB Email us any questions or...

Duration:00:33:00

A's Opening Day Woes Continue

4/2/2021
Episode 242 -- The Oakland A's have been struggling on Opening Day since the year 2000, and with Thursday's loss to the Houston Astros their record now sits at 7-15 in that span. While that sounds terrible, that should also give you hope that the season isn't over after one game. Jason gives his reasoning on why the A's won't go winless in 2021! Jason also goes over some reasons to think the A's can still win this four-game series, starting with Friday's game with Jesús Luzardo on the mound....

Duration:00:28:31

A's 2021 Bold Predictions

4/1/2021
Episode 241 -- IT'S OPENING DAY!! To celebrate the start of a new baseball season, Jason give you six A's bold predictions, and they get more and more bold as he goes on. In the third segment, Jason reads *your* bold predictions, and they are absolute fire! Get social with us on Twitter and Instagram: @LockedonAs Follow Jason on Twitter and in the Locker Room App: @ByJasonB Email us any questions or comments: LockedonAthletics@gmail.com Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built...

Duration:00:30:31

Oakland A's 2021 Prop Bets

3/31/2021
Episode 240 -- It's prop bet season! Today Jason runs down each and every A's player prop bet from BetOnline, including win totals for the starters, home run totals for Matt Chapman and Matt Olson and saves totals for Trevor Rosenthal. In the third segment, Jason goes over some interesting player prop bets from around the league, including Houston's Yordan Alvarez on a series of offensive stats, Seattle's Kyle Lewis and his home run total and old friend Tommy La Stella on strikeouts. Get...

Duration:00:29:57

A Tale of Two A's Seasons

3/30/2021
Episode 239 -- The team that the Oakland Athletics have assembled for 2021 has loads of potential on paper. In today's episode, Jason goes over the different paths that could unfold for the A's this year. Will the A's be making a deep postseason run, or will they be selling pieces at the deadline? Each outcome is possible and Jason goes over how each would unfold. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram and send us your bold predictions for 2021: @LockedonAs Follow Jason on Twitter and in the...

Duration:00:29:49

Spring Notes + Foreign Substances

3/29/2021
Episode 238 -- In today's episode, Jason talks about the 5th starter competition with Cole Irvin, A.J. Puk and Daulton Jefferies all getting starts over the weekend. Ka'ai Tom will be in Oakland for Opening Day, and Burch Smith looks like he will be too. In the second segment Jason talks about MLB's memo saying they're going to crack down on pitchers using foreign substances on the mound. Jason asks: How? And finally, some disheartening A's Opening Day stats dating back to 2000. Follow the...

Duration:00:29:50