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The Locked On Rays podcast is your daily podcast covering all facets of the Tampa Bay Rays. Hosts Kevin Weiss and Ulises Sambrano bring a journalist's and fan's perspective to dissect all things Rays, giving you your morning cup of coffee of baseball analytics, traditional stats, recaps and ramblings of the team they've followed for years. Join us every day for an exciting season that could be as thrilling as a certain comeback, extra-inning walk-off victory! Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Follow the podcast on Twitter @LockedOnRays and e-mail comments/questions to lockedonrays@gmail.com

The Locked On Rays podcast is your daily podcast covering all facets of the Tampa Bay Rays. Hosts Kevin Weiss and Ulises Sambrano bring a journalist's and fan's perspective to dissect all things Rays, giving you your morning cup of coffee of baseball analytics, traditional stats, recaps and ramblings of the team they've followed for years. Join us every day for an exciting season that could be as thrilling as a certain comeback, extra-inning walk-off victory! Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Follow the podcast on Twitter @LockedOnRays and e-mail comments/questions to lockedonrays@gmail.com

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The Locked On Rays podcast is your daily podcast covering all facets of the Tampa Bay Rays. Hosts Kevin Weiss and Ulises Sambrano bring a journalist's and fan's perspective to dissect all things Rays, giving you your morning cup of coffee of baseball analytics, traditional stats, recaps and ramblings of the team they've followed for years. Join us every day for an exciting season that could be as thrilling as a certain comeback, extra-inning walk-off victory! Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Follow the podcast on Twitter @LockedOnRays and e-mail comments/questions to lockedonrays@gmail.com

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English


Episodes

A Spring(er) For The AL East

1/20/2021
In this edition of the Locked On Rays podcast, Kevin and Ulises break down the Toronto Blue Jays signing All-Star outfielder George Springer to a six-year, $150 million deal and how it effects the Tampa Bay Rays and rest of the AL East. Also, they discuss the Rays plan to open the season with a max capacity of 7,000 fans to start the 2021 season: Are enough safety measures in place? Are you comfortable attending games amid the pandemic? Visit patreon.com/RaysUnfiltered for additional Tampa...

Duration:00:39:05

What We Learned From The Weekend

1/18/2021
In this episode of the Locked On Rays podcast, Kevin and Ulises give their biggest takeaways and observations from the weekend. This includes the Tampa Bay Rays signing some intriguing international talent, and going to arbitration hearings with 1B Ji-Man Choi and LHP Ryan Yarbrough. In one former, the Rays are spending big. In the latter, it appears not so much. Visit patreon.com/RaysUnfiltered for additional Tampa Bay Rays content from Kevin and Ulises, Support Us By Supporting Our...

Duration:00:32:20

Goobers For Kluber

1/15/2021
The Tampa Bay Rays were one of many teams that attended RHP Corey Kluber's workout in Palm Beach. Could the Rays be in play for the two-time Cy Young Award Winner, and how much could production could the aging pitcher provide in 2021, if so? Kevin and Ulises discuss all that and more in this Locked On Rays Podcast. Baseball trivia, also. Visit patreon.com/RaysUnfiltered for additional Tampa Bay Rays content from Kevin and Ulises, Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is...

Duration:00:36:17

Talkin' Trades With Aram Leighton (Part 2)

1/13/2021
Kevin and Ulises continue their conversation with Locked On MLB Prospects/Locked On Marlins host Aram Leighton to get his read on the 2021 Tampa Bay Rays, Rays pitching prospects, the possibility of a Kevin Kiermaier deal, analyzing the Francisco Lindor trade to the New York Mets and much, much more. Follow the show on Twitter/Instagram @LockedOnRays and e-mail lockedonrays@gmail.com Visit patreon.com/RaysUnfiltered for additional Tampa Bay Rays content from Kevin and Ulises, Support Us By...

Duration:00:30:55

Talkin' Trades With Aram Leighton (Part 1)

1/11/2021
In this episode of Locked On Rays, Kevin and Ulises bring on Locked On MLB Prospects/Locked On Marlins host Aram Leighton to get an in-depth breakdown of what the Rays got back in the Blake Snell and Jose Alvarado deals. For Snell, the Rays got back RHPs Luis Patino and Cole Wilcox, and catchers Francisco Mejia and Blake Hunt. For Alvarado, the Rays received 1B prospect Dillon Paulson. Some of the talking points: -Grading the Rays' returns on the whole - Patino's potential as a frontline...

Duration:00:33:58

Ramblin' Rays with Sujan Patel

1/8/2021
It's another Friday edition of Ramblin' Rays, where Kevin and Ulises bring on a listener to co-host the program and talk all things Tampa Bay Rays baseball. Today, Locked On Rays listener Sujan Patel joins us from Orlando, to discuss the Rays offseason so far, expectations for the 2021 season, the Montreal split-city proposal, attending Rays games, excitement of prospects like Wander Franco, the viability of Orlando being considered as a location for MLB expansion and much, much more. Want...

Duration:00:47:47

What If The Rays Stayed Healthy in 2020?

1/6/2021
Would a healthier Tampa Bay Rays squad have won the World Series in 2020? Kevin and Ulises attempt to answer that question, determining which player(s) injuries prevented the team from unleashing its full potential and possibly unseating the Los Angeles Dodgers? You wonder what the Rays could've done if they had a couple more (fully) healthy original starters in the rotation, bullpen and lineup, such as Yonny Chirinos, Jalen Beeks Yandy Diaz and Austin Meadows. Follow show on...

Duration:00:32:39

Rays Resolutions

1/4/2021
Given it's the first Locked on Rays episode of 2021, Kevin and Ulises offer some iNew Year's Resolution ideas for the Tampa Bay Rays in the coming season -- in other words, something(s) they can do or improve upon. Perhaps it's giving ample playing time to the youngsters? Or maybe it's giving a long-term contract extension to a particular player? Visit patreon.com/RaysUnfiltered for additional Tampa Bay Rays content from Kevin and Ulises, Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar...

Duration:00:28:18

Bonus Episode: A Snelly Trade

12/29/2020
Kevin and Ulises get off their proverbial vacation couches to record a bonus episode detailing the recent blockbuster trade that sent lefty ace Blake Snell to the San Diego Padres in return of four young players/prospects (RHPs Luis Patino and Cole Wilcox, catchers Francisco Mejia, Blake Hunt.) While the haul seems good for a few years from now, are the Rays still a playoff contender, or merely a plus-.500 team? (There'll be a whole lot of innings to fill in 2021, among other issues.) We...

Duration:00:40:31

Ramblin' Rays with Rene Rodriguez (Part 2)

12/25/2020
Kevin and Ulises continue their Ramblin' Rays conversation with dedicated listener Rene Rodriguez, discussing the origin of his Tampa Bay Rays fandom, his long-time family relationship with former baseball star Tino Martinez, baseball trivia and much, much more! (This is Part 2 of a two-part interview.) Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! The Locked On Rays podcast will see you in 2021! Wanna be a featured guest on the show? E-mail lockedonrays@gmail.com Visit patreon.com/RaysUnfiltered for...

Duration:00:31:06

Ramblin' Rays with Rene Rodriguez (Part 1)

12/24/2020
It's yet another edition of Ramblin' Rays, where Kevin and Ulises bring on a Locked On Rays listener to co-host the program and talk all things Tampa Bay Rays baseball. Today avid listener (and good friend) Rene Rodriguez joins us from Los Angeles via Tampa, to discuss being a Rays/baseball fan in LA, the ongoing Rays stadium situation, his feelings about Stu Sternberg, most memorable moments from the 2020 season, Blake Snell's World Series Game 6 performance and much, much more. (This is...

Duration:00:30:23

End-Of-Year Mailbag

12/23/2020
In today's episode of the Locked On Rays podcast, Kevin and Ulises close out the year with a mailbag episode, answering all sorts of Rays, baseball and pop culture-related questions. Some of this highlights, among many others, we dive into: -Who should the Rays give a contract extension to next? -Who will be the team's MVP in 2021? -What happens to shortstop Willy Adames once Wander Franco is called up to the big leagues? -What else will the Rays do at catcher to complement Mike Zunino?...

Duration:00:48:03

Whacky For Wacha

12/21/2020
In this Locked On Rays episode, Kevin and Ulises break down the Tampa Bay Rays signing veteran righty Michael Wacha to a one-year, $3 million contract to bolster the team's rotation. Is it a solid move, or could the Rays have done better for the money? Can Wacha rebound to his early days with Cardinals, or is his most recent showing with the New York Mets a premonition of a guy who gets hit too hard and allows too many bombs? The boys also get some listener reaction on the signing, present a...

Duration:00:41:01

Ramblin' Rays with Dan Foley

12/18/2020
It's another Friday edition of Ramblin' Rays, where Kevin and Ulises bring on a listener to co-host the program and talk all things Tampa Bay Rays baseball. Today, Locked On Rays listener Dan Foley joins us from Gainesville, to discuss his transition from a Yankees fan to a Rays fan, the Nate Lowe trade, Mike Zunino's re-signing, the team's starting pitching depth, the split-city proposal, Stu Sternberg, and reliving that oh-so-special 2020 season. If you want to be a guest co-host on a...

Duration:00:50:08

Talkin' Prospects With Aram Leighton (Part 2)

12/17/2020
In this episode of the Locked On Rays podcast, Kevin and Ulises are again joined by Locked On MLB Prospects/Locked On Marlins host Aram Leighton to discuss the best/worst farm systems, some prospects around baseball to keep a close eye on, the impact of minor league realignment, the MLB Draft and much, much more. This is Part 2 of a two-part interview. Follow the show on Twitter/Instagram @LockedonRays, e-mail lockedonrays@gmail.com. For additional Tampa Bay Rays content from Kevin and...

Duration:00:29:24

Talkin' Prospects With Aram Leighton (Part 1)

12/16/2020
In this episode of the Locked On Rays podcast, Kevin and Ulises are joined by Locked On MLB Prospects/Locked On Marlins host Aram Leighton to get a rundown of the recent Nate Lowe trade, what makes Wander Franco the game's No. 1 prospect, and other Rays prospects he's bullish on. This is Part 1 of a two-part interview. Part 2 will drop on Thursday. Follow the show on Twitter/Instagram @LockedonRays, e-mail lockedonrays@gmail.com. For additional Tampa Bay Rays content from Kevin and Ulises,...

Duration:00:31:41

Sternberg Needs PR Lessons

12/15/2020
In this episode of the Locked On Rays podcast, Kevin and Ulises take a look at some recent comments Tampa Bay Rays principal owner Stu Sternberg made to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, where he discussed the team's roster, fanbase, attendance and Montreal plan. Many of his comments riled up Rays fans and the online community. Kevin and Ulises also take a look at the Boston Red Sox signing former Rays outfielder Hunter Renfroe to a one-year, $3.1 million deal, plus incentives. (Kevin...

Duration:00:40:25

There Goes Lowe

12/14/2020
Kevin and Ulises take an in-depth look at the Tampa Bay Rays trading 1B Nate Lowe to the Texas Rangers for a trio of young prospects, headlined by 21-year-old catcher/outfielder Heriberto Hernandez. Did the Rays make a smart play, or will Lowe prove them wrong over the next several years? Ulises is bothered by the move, while Kevin is fine, if not pleased, with it. Listen to find out why! Follow the show on Twitter/Instagram @LockedonRays, e-mail lockedonrays@gmail.com. For additional Tampa...

Duration:00:32:21

Ramblin' Rays with Anna DiTommaso

12/11/2020
It's another Friday edition of Ramblin' Rays, where Kevin and Ulises bring on a listener to co-host the program and talk all things Tampa Bay Rays baseball. Today, listener Anna DiTommasso joins us all the way from Dallas, Texas, to discuss the roots of her Rays fandom, attending World Series Game 3 this year, expectations for the team in 2021, her passion for baseball stadiums and her budding website, BaseballBucketList.com, and much, much more! If you want to be a guest co-host on a future...

Duration:00:49:01

2020 Player Reviews: Joey Wendle, Ryan Yarbrough

12/10/2020
Kevin and Ulises go through their final 2020 Tampa Bay Rays player review, today looking at the performances of utility infielder Joey Wendle and lefty starter/bulk Ryan Yarbrough Among the talking points: -How Wendle should get more respect for his contributions to the team? -Are you comfortable with Yarbrough being the team's No. 3 starter in 2021? Follow the show on Twitter/Instagram @LockedonRays, e-mail lockedonrays@gmail.com. For additional Tampa Bay Rays content from Kevin and Ulises,...

Duration:00:29:25