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    NERD ALERT: The video game Padres!

    NERD ALERT: The video game Padres!

    Without any real baseball, John Gennaro has been playing through the 2020 season with the San Diego Padres on Out of the Park Baseball 21. In this first episode, he attempts to get you caught up on everything you've missed in the first month of action.
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    • 20 min
    MTPGA: What's a world without baseball?

    MTPGA: What's a world without baseball?

    Craig and John, isolated in their homes but connected via technology, talk about what the COVID-19 pandemic means for baseball, the San Diego Padres, themselves, and then try to liven things up by naming their five most underrated Padres players ever.
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    MTPGA: The Kings of Spring!

    MTPGA: The Kings of Spring!

    Craig Elsten and John Gennaro talk about how meaningful/meaningless Spring Training is for the San Diego Padres (and anyone anywhere, really) before discussing Eric Hosmer's terrible contract, comparing the Padres' organization to other teams in baseball, talking through the Brian Dozier signing, and dreaming about the starting rotation in San Diego in 2020.
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    • 55 min
    MTPGA: Building a Super-Pen!

    MTPGA: Building a Super-Pen!

    We’re back! Why were we gone so long?

    Building a super-pen (Stammen, Pierce Johnson, trading for Emilio Pagan)

    Why Margot might hurt more than we thought

    The Padres *don’t* trade for Mookie, and the Dodgers do

    Now will they trade Myers to the Red Sox?

    Who’s gonna play CF? Not Tatis, right?

    Any other trades before we open? 

    Let’s talk about the Astros for a second

    Listener Q’s


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    • 1 hr 12 min
    MTPGA reviews the Tommy Pham/Hunter Renfroe trade

    MTPGA reviews the Tommy Pham/Hunter Renfroe trade

    As the MLB Winter Meetings begin, Craig Elsten and John Gennaro get together to review the San Diego Padres' trade for Tommy Pham and Jake Cronenworth from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for Hunter Renfroe and Xavier Edwards.
    Later, the guys discuss what moves remain for A.J. Preller before the offseason comes to a close.
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    • 58 min
    MTPGA: Goodbye, sweet prince!

    MTPGA: Goodbye, sweet prince!

    In this MEGA episode, Craig Elsten and John Gennaro get together to discuss:

    Soccer/Sockers banter (for 9 minutes!)

    Padres trade Luis Urias & Eric Lauer to the Brewers (REACTION!)

    Padres trade for Jurickson Profar

    Padres sign Drew Pomeranz to a big contract


    Do these make the Padres better? Do they make them GREAT? Tune in and find out.
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    • 1 hr 33 min

Customer Reviews

Tom from Are UFO Real? Podcast ,

Right through the 5.5 hole

Fun, funny, and informative podcast for the exasperated Padres fan. Always look forward to the shows.

The k man from tcu ,

Best Pad Pod

By far the best Padres Podcast! Super interesting and they clearly know a ton about the entire organization, far and way one of my favorite podcasts. Just wished they posted more....

Nicholas Dupont ,

Wonderful Pod

If you were looking for 2 insecure snowflakes to ramble on about a team/sport they are ill informed on: congratulations, you have found it... Enjoy

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