Locked On Yankees - Daily Podcast On The New York Yankees

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By: Locked On Podcast Network, Stacey Gotsulias

The Locked On Yankees is your only daily podcast covering all facets of the New York Yankees. Host Stacey Gotsulias, who has written for Baseball Prospectus and The Hardball Times, brings you analysis, commentary, and opinions about all things Bronx Bombers. If you need to know the latest news or if you want take a trip or two back in time to revisit specific Yankees' games and Yankees' teams of the past, Stacey's got you covered. If there's a blast from the past you haven't heard about in years, you'll probably hear Stacey say his name with glee in her...

The MLB lockout has begun!
Last Thursday at 7:21 PM

On today's Locked On Yankees, (or is it Locked Out Yankees, now?) The baseball lockout has begun and Stacey and Abbey talk all about it. From MLB's official sites scrubbing stats and pictures to Rob Manfred's letter to fans, Stacey and Abbey have you covered. Also, the Yankees tendered contracts to everyone but it doesn't mean what you think it means. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is...


Major League Baseball altered the balls in 2021
Last Wednesday at 8:53 PM

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, co-hosts Stacey and Abbey discuss the latest exposé about MLB using two different balls during the 2021 season and how this "bombshell" may affect labor talks. Bradford William Davis wrote an article for the Insider which featured more research from SABR member and astrophysicist Meredith Wills which proved, once again, that MLB did something with the balls. Sean Doolittle is featured in the articles and Stacey and Abbey talk about the quotes and information from the article and what this means going forward for baseball with the lockout only hours away. The link to t...


Top 10 Yankees moments of 2021!
Last Tuesday at 7:28 PM

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey talks about the Top 10 Yankee moments of 2021 as decided by a YouTube channel a few weeks ago. Does Stacey agree with the choices? Find out! Plus Stacey discusses how the rest of baseball is buying people up and Brian Cashman is seemingly sitting on his hands after making it seem as if the Yankees would be making big moves this offseason. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15...


Happy Thanksgiving, Yankees fans!
11/26/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey discusses the release of Clint Frazier and the sad ending to his Yankees career, talks about Gerrit Cole and Aaron Judge making the All-MLB team, and discusses what should we be thankful for.  Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account a...


It's the Hall of Fame episode!
11/23/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, the Hall Of Fame Ballots are out and there are some very familiar new names this year. Stacey and Abbey talk about the ballot, the names on the ballot, the newbies, the oldies, and the legacies some of the players are fighting against, They talk about David Ortiz and Alex Rodriguez's first year on the ballot and Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Curt Schilling, and Sammy Sosa's last year on the ballot plus other new names, who Stacey and Abbey might vote for if they had a vote and more! Support Us By Supporting...


The Yankees finally part ways with Tyler Wade
11/22/2021

On today's Locked On Yankees, the Yankees made a flurry of moves before Friday's Rule 5 deadline and parted ways with Tyler Wade, Clint Frazier, and Rougned Odor. They also added guys like Steven Ridings on the 40-man roster. Stacey Gotsulias and Abbey Mastracco discuss all this and have a Tyler Wade vs. Clint Frazier "debate." with regards to how they play and how Yankees fans treat them. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your...


Brian Cashman and Hal Steinbrenner speak (again)
11/19/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey Gotsulias and Abbey Mastracco discuss comments by New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman. The search for a shortstop is still on but how will it happen? Cashman was vague and doing his usual "GM speak" which was a switch from his "year of the shortstop" comments last week. Plus, Hal Steinbrenner talks about labor discussions and the need to lower the luxury tax while both Stacey and Abbey agree a salary floor will probably help baseball even more. And to no one's surprise, Shohei Ohtani wins AL MVP. Support Us By Supporting...


A crossover with Lukas Weese and Jenn Smith of Locked On Blue Jays!
11/18/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey talks to Lukas Weese and Jenn Smith of Locked On Blue Jays about the Cy Young going to Robbie Ray, the ups and downs of the 2021 season, and more! The Blue Jays barely missed the playoffs and the Yankees barely made the playoffs, Stacey, Lukas and. Jenn talk about the Yankees, the Blue Jays, the Yankees, and the Blue Jays, and even the Red Sox, Rays, Orioles, and Pirates. Stacey discusses the Yankees' offseason needs and wants (Carlos Correa, ahem), and all three discuss what the future might be for both the J...


Luis Rojas is officially a Yankees' coach and Aaron Boone speaks to the media
11/17/2021

On today's Locked On Yankees, Stacey Gotsulias and Abbey Mastracco talk about Luis Rojas officially joining the Yankees, Aaron Boone's comments to the media, and Noah Syndergaard moving to the American League. Link to the MLB video Stacey mentions in the show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5O8z0wzWQ24 Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust...


Marcus Stroman dissing the Yankees again?
11/16/2021

On today's Locked On Yankees, Stacey is joined by music journalist Jayson Buford and they discuss Marcus Stroman's latest comments about the Yankees, they talk about the 2021 season and the Yankees' needs this offseason. (There are some instances of salty language.) Marcus Stroman took to Twitter and was "dissing" the Yankees again. Stacey and guest Jayson Buford discuss this and their favorite moments from 2021, games they attended, and the Yankees' needs in the offseason. Spoiler alert: shortstop, centerfield, and first base are discussed. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like...


A crossover with Jason Burke of Locked On A's
11/15/2021

On today's Locked On Yankees, Stacey is joined by Jason Burke of Locked On A's and they discuss the Yankees' needs, Matt Olson., Matt Olson's eyes, and Matt Olson's jaw. Jason also has a trade proposal for Olson and wonders if Yankee fans will go for it. Stacey's not so sure. And Stacey asks Jason what it's like to root for a team that tears down and rebuilds. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15...


Awards, free agent shortstops and work stoppages, oh my!
11/12/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey Gotsulias and Abbey Mastracco discuss the Yankees' nominees for the All-MLB team and who impressed them this season, they decide between Corey Seager and Carlos Correa as the Yankees' solution to their shortstop problem—one is the better choice. And finally, talk about the owners vs. players and the battle that is brewing and could come to a head in December. Will owners use fWAR to evaluate players pre-free agency? Will the players go for it? Do people sympathize more with the players in 2021? Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Bu...


Brian Cashman speaks about the Yankees' future
11/11/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Brian Cashman had some things to say about the Yankees and their future, Scott Boras had some things to say about Atlanta's World Series win and the current state of baseball and Joely Rodriguez is back in the Bronx. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today...


Gerrit Cole is a Cy Young finalist!
11/09/2021

Stacey is joined by new co-host Abbey Mastracco as they discuss Gerrit Cole's Cy Young chances, Justin Verlander's workout, and who should/could sign him, Luis Rojas possibly making the jump from Queens to the Bronx, and Andrew Heaney getting paid by the Dodgers. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a fr...


Some Yankees' offseason transactions and Joey Gallo wins an award!
11/08/2021

The Yankees made some roster moves, some guys opted for free agency while others were claimed off waivers, and Joey Gallo wins an award! Plus an announcement about the show's future! Stacey discusses all of the Yankees' moves thus far this offseason and talks about Joey Gallo winning an award that Tino Martinez lost out to in 1999 to a guy who only played the same position for 28 games. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15...


Atlanta wins the World Series! Are the Yankees next?
11/03/2021

On today's Locked On Yankees, Stacey discusses Atlanta's World Series win and wonders if history will repeat itself? Max Fried pitched the game of his life last night so far and Atlanta's offense had their way with Houston as they won the World Series in six games in Houston and celebrated on Houston's field. We have insider clips about Atlanta's win and Stacey gloats about being right in predicting the Braves in 6. Then Stacey tells you how a Yankees' starter got a game score of 17 in a World Series game 20 years ago. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar B...


Don't compare the 2021 World Series to the 1981 World Series
11/02/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey previews Game 6 of the World Series and tells you why it's pointless to compare World Series from the 1980s to 2021. Plus more Yankees' World Series memories. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use that promocode...


The World Series is long, it's boring and it's heading back to Houston
11/01/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey discusses the World Series so far, Gordon Beckham gives an insider's view on the Fall Classic and Stacey looks back at Yankees' World Series memories from the past. The World Series has entered the month of November again and Stacey discusses this year's event and some World Series from years' past because if you recall, the Yankees played in the first-ever World Series to last into November. Happy 20th Anniversary to Tino Martinez and Derek Jeter! Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes l...


It's a crossover surprise with Brice Paterik of Locked On Rangers!
10/27/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, It's a surprise crossover with Brice Paterik of Locked On Rangers. Stacey and Brice discuss Joey Gallo like they always do, they talk about what it's like to experience your team being in a World Series and they discuss this year's World Series so far. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we...


It's all about the World Series
10/26/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey previews the 2021 World Series, makes predictions, and has advice for both Astros and Braves fans. Plus, memories of the Yankees' World Series from the past. We preview this year's World Series matchup between the Astros and Braves and Stacey has advice for the teams' fanbases. Take it from a Yankees' fan, we know all about people being against us. Plus, Stacey tells stories from two World Series that were won on October 26: 2000 and 1996. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy b...


Some not-so-great things are leaked from the 2021 Yankees' clubhouse
10/25/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey discusses an article that Bob Klapisch wrote over the weekend that had some interesting stories that paint some Yankees in a not-so-great light and wonders why it was necessary to go there. Plus, World Series predictions. Stacey goes through some of the main points of the Klapisch article, gives their thoughts, and tells the story of Joey Gallo's reaction to the article which happened because of Stacey (sorry Joey!). Plus Stacey makes a World Series prediction but won't guarantee anything because of how the playoffs have turned out so far. Support Us B...


Rooting for the meteor in the ALCS
10/22/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey discusses Thursday's NLCS game, "previews" Friday's ALCS game, and looks back at a couple of Yankees' games from 1996. Chris Taylor and the Dodgers stayed alive in LA on Thursday thanks to an 11-2 win over the Braves and things are looking similar to last year in a way but also not... things can be different this year. The Astros are a game away from another World Series appearance and Stacey is still rooting for the meteor. Can the Red Sox take a cue from the Dodgers and also stay alive? And finally...


A look back at this date in Yankees' history!
10/21/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey takes a look back at this date in (recent) Yankees' history and revisits some playoff games from the past. Plus Kris Bryant thinks umpires could be helped by making more plays reviewable in the playoffs. Stacey looks back at three wins and one loss in recent Yankees' playoff history. Remember when the Yankees played late into October? Yeah. And Stacey discusses the ALCS, NLCS, and Kris Bryant's suggestion to make more plays reviewable in the playoffs. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes l...


Brian Cashman tells ungrateful Yankee fans to shut up
10/20/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey discusses Brian Cashman's comments and offers some thoughts. Plus the ALCS had some controversy and the NLCS had some clutch hitting. Brian Cashman thinks Yankee fans are ungrateful and yes, we are but Stacey has some thoughts about what Cashman said about the Yankees' spending of late. Spoiler alert: Stacey thinks the Yankees should be the Evil Empire everyone claims they are and just spend like no cares. The playoffs have been tough to watch between controversial umpiring and controversial pitching changes so why would new fans bother to watch? Plus the A...


The Yankees re-sign Aaron Boone to a three-year deal
10/19/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankee, Stacey discusses Aaron Boone's new deal with the Yankees and why it's a problem. The Yankees re-signed Aaron Boone to a three-year deal with a club option and Stacey has some thoughts about it. Lots and lots of thoughts about the move and about how the Yankees have been operating recently with regards to how the day-to-day operations go. Stacey thinks the front office is interfering too much and the Yankees needed a manager with more experience. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes l...


Why are the Yankees keeping Aaron Boone?
10/18/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey discusses the Yankees firing three members of Aaron Boone's staff but not Aaron Boone. Plus looking back at games from the Yankees' playoff past it feels like forever since they've played late in October. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free acc...


Happy 20th Anniversary to Derek Jeter and the Flip Play!
10/13/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey discusses another quote from someone within the organization about Aaron Boone, talks about the Dodgers/Giants series and recalls the Flip Play against Oakland. Stacey feels vindicated when another quote about Aaron Boone says what they've been saying all season. Stacey discusses the only Division Series that made it to a Game 5, jokes about the ALCS matchup and Stacey looks back at October 13, 2001 when Derek Jeter came out of nowhere to nail Jeremy Giambi at the plate and turn a division series that seemed over, around, Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! ...


There's Yankees news to talk about!
10/12/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey discusses the future of Aaron Boone, the organization's issues, the Alex Cora amnesia problem plaguing some journalists, and more! Buster Olney wrote that the Yankees will probably keep Aaron Boone which makes Stacey apoplectic and they explain why. Stacey also has a problem with the way people in baseball media always seem to neglect to mention Alex Cora's suspension, The Yankees envy the Rays and Stacey talks about why that's a problem. CC Sabathia is pissed the Yankees lost the Red Sox again and Clint Frazier will have some things to say a...


Rest In Peace, 2021 New York Yankees
10/07/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, the Yankees' 2021 season is over. Womp Womp. Stacey discusses the Wild Card game loss and talks about Gerrit Cole's hamstring. Plus, why is A-Rod so bad on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball/Wild Card broadcasts? Stacey may have the answer. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today...


It's the Al Wild Card episode | Yankees at Red Sox
10/05/2021

On today's Locked On Yankees, Stacey previews the AL Wild Card, goes through the rosters, has some injury news and tries to figure out who the heck is going to win. The Yankees are in Fenway to face the Red Sox in a winner take all game like it's 1978. Will it be like 1978 again or will this be the 21st century's version of the Yanks/Sox rivalry? Who knows. The teams are so evenly matched at this point it's hard to predict a winner. Stacey tries to. Stacey also helps you practice some yoga breathing so you can calm down...


The Yankees are in the playoffs!
10/04/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey talks about the weekend but more specifically Sunday's game because that's the one that finally got the Yankees into the playoffs. The Yankees had a tough battle to deal with over the weekend because even though the Rays had clinched home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, they were still playing as if they hadn't and the Yankees had trouble on Friday, Saturday, and most of Sunday before they finally broke through and scored in the bottom of the ninth to prevent a scary Game 163 scenario and make it so things are still scary a...


BONUS: Locked On MLB Playoff Preview Special Teaser; Playoff Power Rankings & AL Wild Card Preview
10/04/2021

On this special Locked On MLB teaser episode, Sully and Jeff Carr (Locked On Reds) take you through the Locked On MLB Playoff Power Rankings as voted on by Locked On’s local roster of MLB hosts. They make their predictions for the postseason and who will square off in the World Series, and offer thoughts on where they agree and disagree with consensus. Then, they’re joined by Stacey Gotsulias (Locked On Yankees) and Jason Mastrodonato (Locked On Red Sox) stop by to preview the American League Wild Card Game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox.  For f...


The Yanks stun Robbie Ray and the Blue Jays
10/01/2021

On today's Locked On Yankees, Stacey discusses Thursday's big win over Robbie Ray and the Blue Jays, talks about possible playoff scenarios that some people wish for, and previews the final series against the Rays. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use that promo...


The Yankees lose a tough one, 6-5 to the Blue Jays
09/30/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey recaps Wednesday's loss to the Blue Jays, talks about Cole's performance and wonders how the Yankees will fare against Robbie Ray on Thursday. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use that promocode: LOCKEDON for your 50% wel...


The Yanks beat the Jays, 7-2!
09/29/2021

On today's Locked On Yankees, Stacey recaps Tuesday's game, discusses Giancarlo Stanton's insane play of late, previews Wednesday's matchup and talks about both the AL and NL Wild Card races. Tuesday night's win was a big one for the Yankees who lost their starter in the third inning and still held the vaunted Blue Jays offense to only two runs on three hits. Giancarlo Stanton went deep again and hit a ridiculously low pitch 421 feet in order to do so. Aaron Judge and Gio Urshela also joined the home run party. Stacey then previews Wednesday's matchup between Gerrit Cole and...


Three-game sweeps, Toronto, and turtles, oh my!
09/28/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey recaps the weekend in Boston, previews the extremely important series against Toronto in Canada and the Yankees have a turtle mascot now. The Yankees did what they needed to do in Boston: sweep the series. Stacey recaps the games and focuses on the big moments from Fenway i.e. Giancarlo Stanton's performance. Then Stacey previews the three-game set between the Yankees and Jays up in Toronto. It's one of those series that isn't very clear and can honestly go either way. Stacey looks at the pitching matchups and wonders what the heck...


Yankees-Red Sox Preview
09/24/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey previews the pitching matchups in this weekend's pivotal, important, and essentially live or die series in Fenway, discusses the Jays/Rays brouhaha, and looks back at this date in Yankees' history. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account at betonline...


A crossover extravaganza with Brice Paterik of Locked On Rangers!
09/22/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, it's a crossover with Brice Paterik of Locked On Rangers! Stacey and Brice discuss Joey Gallo a lot but also other Yankees and Rangers news and notes, and feelings and thoughts. Spoiler alert: don't bring up batting average or pitcher wins/losses in Brice's presence. Stacey talks about the Yankees performance so far in 2021 and why they're on the outside looking in at a playoff spot while Brice talks about what it's like to cover a team that isn't doing much of anything. Plus, Joey Gallo. Built Bar Built Bar is a protein...


The Yankees beat the Rangers, as they should
09/21/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey discusses Monday's win over the Rangers, previews Tuesday's matchup, and wonders what the coaching staff is doing. Nestor Cortes ran into a bit of trouble in Monday's win over the Texas Rangers but his bullpen picked him up and pitched 4 2/3 scoreless innings to secure the victory for the Yankees who are playing for their playoff lives. Stacey previews Tuesday's matchup between Dan Dunnings and Jordan Montgomery and reads an excerpt from Lindsey Adler's latest piece from The Athletic which makes Stacey wonder what the Yankees' coaching staff actually does. Support Us By...


Gerrit Cole gets booed off the mound and the Yankees lose to Cleveland, badly
09/20/2021

On today's episode of Locked On Yankees, Stacey discusses the lost weekend for the Yankees against Cleveland, previews the Texas series, talks about Gerrit Cole getting booed and honors her Bronx-born, Yankee fan dad for his 80th birthday. The Yankees dropped the ball against Cleveland (literally) and ended up losing the series over the weekend (not what they needed). What they did need was a big game from their ace to stop the bleeding and they didn't get that either as Gerrit Cole was booed off the Yankee Stadium mound. Was it justified? Stacey discusses. Plus Stacey previews the pitching...