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The Locked On Padres Podcast is the only pod that may be better than the PODres themselves! Is that an awful joke? Yes! But fear not, Padres believers, because here you'll be able to get your daily fix of San Diego Padres content including the latest news, game recaps, player breakdowns, retrospectives, shameless pop culture references, rants, and good vibes. Hosted by Javier Reyes — as well as other potential guests — the Locked On Padres podcast is your place to stop by and talk some baseball; let's geek out together! Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every Day.

The Locked On Padres Podcast is the only pod that may be better than the PODres themselves! Is that an awful joke? Yes! But fear not, Padres believers, because here you'll be able to get your daily fix of San Diego Padres content including the latest news, game recaps, player breakdowns, retrospectives, shameless pop culture references, rants, and good vibes. Hosted by Javier Reyes — as well as other potential guests — the Locked On Padres podcast is your place to stop by and talk some baseball; let's geek out together! Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every Day.

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The Locked On Padres Podcast is the only pod that may be better than the PODres themselves! Is that an awful joke? Yes! But fear not, Padres believers, because here you'll be able to get your daily fix of San Diego Padres content including the latest news, game recaps, player breakdowns, retrospectives, shameless pop culture references, rants, and good vibes. Hosted by Javier Reyes — as well as other potential guests — the Locked On Padres podcast is your place to stop by and talk some baseball; let's geek out together! Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every Day.

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English


Episodes

Padres Make Final Additions Before Lockout: Luis Garcia, Robert Suarez, and Nick Martinez

12/2/2021
Destiny arrived. On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, Javier recaps some interesting moves the Padres made before the CBA officially ended on Wednesday. What do Luis Garcia and Robert Suarez add to the bullpen? Can they make up for the loss of Mark Melancon? And why did they sign Nick Martinez? Plus, a little word on the future of the podcast for what is sure to be a dark next few months. Follow Javier on Twitter @Javiipeno Follow Locked On Padres @LO_Padres Subscribe to the...

Duration:00:32:25

Padres Hire Francisco Cervelli and Jorge Alfaro Rumors

11/30/2021
KEEP IT GOING!! On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, Javier goes over a slew of Padres news and reports including the hiring of Francisco Cervelli, talks with reliever Luis Garcia, and Jorge Alfaro trade rumors! Then, he breaks down the latest massive developments in free agency including Javier Baez, Robbie Ray, Max Scherzer, Corey Seager, and more! Follow Javier on Twitter @Javiipeno Follow Locked On Padres @LO_Padres Subscribe to the new Locked On Padres YouTube Channel!...

Duration:00:32:33

The Padres Trade Adam Frazier and Free Agency Insanity

11/29/2021
IT'S ALL KICKING OFF!!!! On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, Javier has lots to talk about. First, he breaks down the Padres trading Adam Frazier to the Mariners for a return of prospects and what it says about the team's strategy. Then, he gets into some of the major free agency signings that have occurred over just the last few days, including Marcus Semien, Kevin Gausman, Starling Marte, Byron Buxton, and Max Scherzer! Why haven't the Padres done anything? Follow Javier on...

Duration:00:31:59

The Baseball Things We're Most Thankful For w/ Rylan Stiles

11/25/2021
The tradition returns! On today's very special edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, Javier is joined by his good buddy Rylan Stiles (host of the Locked On Royals AND Locked On Thunder podcast) to discuss the baseball things they're most thankful for in honor of the holiday! Fernando Tatis Jr., trading away players, Salvador Perez's MVP case, good food, Thanksgiving takes, analytics, and more! Follow Javier on Twitter @Javiipeno Follow Locked On Padres @LO_Padres Subscribe to the new...

Duration:00:45:01

Padres Hiring Michael Brdar and Free Agent Starting Pitching Expectations

11/24/2021
Some more hirings! On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, Javier reacts to the news that the Padres are bringing in Ryan Christenson, from the A's, to be their new bench coach, and Michael Brdar, from the Giants, to be their new hitting coach. After discussing what it says about the team's future, he talks a bit about what the expectations for the Padres should be regarding their need for starting pitching depth, why big-time players may be unfeasible, CJ Abrams debuting in...

Duration:00:34:06

The Top-50 Free Agents for the 2022 Season (Part 5)

11/22/2021
Final stretch! On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, Javier finishes his breakdown of Keith Law's Top-50 Free Agents article! He goes over some notable names that have fallen due to their age (Zack Greinke, Johnny Cueto) one of his favorite low-cost options amongst ALL the free agents, and more! Plus, he gives a final critique on Keith's list. Follow Javier on Twitter @Javiipeno Follow Locked On Padres @LO_Padres Subscribe to the new Locked On Padres YouTube Channel! Support Us...

Duration:00:34:18

Tatis Finishes 3rd in MVP and A Mock Luis Castillo Trade

11/19/2021
The results are in! On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, Javier reacts to the results of the voting for the American League and National League MVP award. He breaks down Fernando Tatis Jr. finishing 3rd, Bryce Harper winning the award, why he thinks Juan Soto should've finished lower, and gives a shoutout to Shohei Ohtani having one of the most beautiful seasons in history. After also breaking down the Cy Young voting a little, Javi reacts to a mock trade proposal that was...

Duration:00:31:41

The Top-50 Free Agents for the 2022 Season (Part 4)

11/18/2021
The forth! On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, Javier continues to dive into Keith Law's top-50 free agent list for the 2022 season! For numbers 31-40, Javier gives his thoughts on the top-ranked relievers, a player that's seemingly managed to survive in the league for an eternity, and some more bargain-bin players that deserve a look for the Padres. Tragically, there is some Dodger lovin' in this one, but it's counteracted by some hating too! Don't hate me! Follow Javier on...

Duration:00:34:52

The Top-50 Free Agents for the 2022 Season (Part 3)

11/17/2021
Free agency...we're keeping it going!!! On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, Javier continues his breakdown of Keith Law's top-50 free agents! He goes on a couple tangents, but gets into #21-30 on the list that features some of his favorite targets for the Padres. Solid hitters like Michael Conforto and Avisail Garcia, as well as low-cost pitchers that could provide the Padres depth (Anthony DeSclafani, Steven Matz), and much more! Check out Javier's article! Follow Javier on...

Duration:00:37:38

Should the Padres Trade for Luis Castillo?

11/16/2021
That's right...let's talk some trade talk! On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, Javier goes over his latest article on Just Baseball in which he gives an overview of the Padres rotation (from Yu Darvish and Blake Snell to Chris Paddack and Adrian Morejon) heading into 2022 and how badly the Padres need to go after another starter. Then, he responds to a listener question about whether or not Cincinatti Reds ace Luis Castillo is a player the Padres should go after. Then, a...

Duration:00:32:22

The Top-50 Free Agents for the 2022 Season (Part 2)

11/15/2021
Keeping it going! On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, Javier dives into part 2 of Keith Law's top-50 free agents for the 2022 MLB season with numbers #11-20. He discusses a player many Padres fans have talked to him about (Nick Castellanos), some enticing starting pitchers (Noah Syndergaard, Carlos Rodón, Jon Gray), and a player that shares his name: Starling "Javier" Marte. He discusses which players may be a fit for the Padres, and continues emphasizing the importance of...

Duration:00:36:38

Writing a Baseball Book and Scouting Tony Gwynn w/ Taylor Blake Ward & Bob Fontaine Jr.

11/12/2021
This is a special one. On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, the first-ever triple interview! Javier is joined by Taylor Blake Ward to discuss his book "In Search of Millionaires (The Life of a Baseball Gypsy)," along with its subject, scout Bob Fontaine Jr. The three discuss the making of the book, how their partnership came to be, the art of baseball scouting and the dichotomy between old school analysis and analytics, Padres players Bob signed (like Tony Gwynn and Ozzie...

Duration:00:38:20

The Top-50 Free Agents for the 2022 Season (Part 1)

11/11/2021
It's finally time! Time to nerd out! On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, Javier finally begins his breakdown of the free-agent class for next season, by reacting to Keith Law's latest piece on The Athletic. In part 1, he discusses just how great Carlos Correa is, who is the top starting pitcher option between Max Scherzer, Kevin Gausman, Marcus Stroman, and Robbie Ray, plus addresses the dream scenario of the Padres replacing Eric Hosmer with Freddie Freeman. Let the...

Duration:00:39:01

Fernando Tatis Jr. is an MVP Finalist...Does He Deserve to Win?

11/10/2021
The biggest question. On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, it's a grab bag of topics: Mark Melancon declining his player option, the volatility of the reliever position, the National League Gold Glove winners, and Andrew Heaney signing with the Dodgers. But most importantly, discussing the finalists for the National League MVP award — Fernando Tatis Jr., Juan Soto, Bryce Harper — and whether or not San Diego's shortstop is the most deserving and a certain San Diego...

Duration:00:33:28

Buster Posey and What We Get Wrong About the Hall of Fame w/ Ben Kaspick

11/9/2021
Time for a change up! On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, Javier is joined yet again by Ben Kaspick (host of the Locked On Giants podcast) to discuss the recent surprise announcement of catcher Buster Posey's retirement. The two then discuss whether or not Posey is hall of fame worthy, how they evaluate the hall of fame voting, the upcoming nominees (Barry Bonds, David Ortiz, Curt Schilling, etc.), the steroid era, and more! Follow Javier on Twitter @Javiipeno Follow Locked...

Duration:00:36:31

How Ruben Niebla Can Save the San Diego Padres Pitching w/ Jeff Ellis

11/5/2021
Time to nerd out! On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, Javier is joined by Jeff Ellis (host of the Locked On Indians podcast) to discuss the almost quiet hiring of Ruben Niebla to be the Padres new pitching coach. The two discuss his remarkable resume with Cleveland, how Jeff was sad to see him go, what this says about the Padres future in the pitching department, and some minor league stories! Plus, revisiting the Mike Clevinger trade and whether or not the Padres trading...

Duration:00:41:04

Bryan Reynolds Availability and Revisiting the Adam Frazier Trade w/ Ethan Smith

11/4/2021
ARRRRRRR! On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, it's a crossover with the King of the Pirates himself: Ethan Smith, host of the Locked On Pirates podcast. Javi and him discuss what kind of package it would take to pry Bryan Reynolds away from the Pirates, how both teams view their farm systems, how to view the Adam Frazier trade in retrospect, and more! Follow Javier on Twitter @Javiipeno Follow Locked On Padres @LO_Padres Subscribe to the new Locked On Padres YouTube Channel!...

Duration:00:38:17

The Atlanta Braves are World Series Champions: What Can the San Diego Padres Learn from Them?

11/3/2021
And that's that. On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, Javier gives his thoughts on the Atlanta Braves becoming 2021 World Series champions! But on the backs of Freddie Freeman and Austin Riley, there were also some low-cost acquisitions the team made (Joc Pederson, Jorge Soler, Adam Duvall, Eddie Rosario) to get there: should the Padres be approaching the offseason the same way? Then, to close things out, looking at the finalists in the National League for the silver slugger...

Duration:00:35:52

San Diego Padres Third Basemen Manny Machado is a Gold Glove Finalist!

11/2/2021
More good news! On today's edition of the Locked On Padres podcast, Javier gives a breakdown of the finalists for the gold glove awards this season — including San Diego's own Manny Machado! He also breaks down whether or not Jake Cronenworth was robbed of a nomination, the difficulty with judging defense, how the award can be misleading, and some potential trade targets listeners have suggested the Padres go after this offseason! Follow Javier on Twitter @Javiipeno Follow Locked On Padres...

Duration:00:35:57

World Series Game 5, Braves Controversy, and Should the Padres Go After Nick Castellanos?

11/1/2021
Lots to talk about! On today's edition of the Locked On Padres, recapping Game 5 of the World Series (with the help of some special guests), and discussing the controversy regarding the Braves and their Tomahawk Chop celebration. Then, Javi takes a minute to discuss the possibility of the Padres re-signing Tommy Pham as well as whether or not Nick Castellanos — a meme legend — would be a good player to target in free agency. Follow Javier on Twitter @Javiipeno Follow Locked On Padres...

Duration:00:38:51