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    GROUP THERAPY: Reacting to the Mike Clevinger News

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 54:42


    Craig and Chris Reed get together for a previously unplanned Group Therapy podcast live on the Padres Hot Tub Patreon discord channel, to discuss the allegations of physical, mental and psychological domestic abuse levied against former Padres pitcher Mike Clevinger, and to take live reactions from patrons.

    How will the WBC affect the Padres?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2023 92:18


    Craig and Chris Reed are joined by special guest John Precoda for tonight's show! The guys discuss:The Pablo López to Minnesota trade, and if this was a missed opportunity for SDA close look at the back end of the rotation, is this an area of acute need? Is this the best bullpen in Padres history?WBC PREVIEW: which Padres are going to play for their national teams, and what could the possible fallout be for the players involved?

    Could the Padres REALLY Go After Shohei Ohtani?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 78:29


    Craig Elsten and Chris Reed get together and discuss: AJ Preller again avoiding arbitration with all of his players, and the possible positive knock-on effectsThe signing of international #1 prospect Ethan Salas(Craig Stammen)Then, the guys look at next year's contracts and ask two questions:Who MUST the Padres re-sign out of their crop of impending free agents, andCan SD put together enough expiring contracts to really pursue Shohei Ohtani?Lastly, the guys go through some simple childhood fandom questions to learn more about each others' baseball upbringing.

    GROUP THERAPY: Boomsticks and Busted Ankles

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 45:30


    Craig Elsten and Chris Reed get together on the Padres Hot Tub Patreon Discord stage to talk about the club's signing of Nelson Cruz, the possible true purpose of bringing "Boomstick" to San Diego, Carlos Correa settling in Minnesota, and much more! PHT Patreon members get the chance to listen to Group Therapy and Post Game Shows live, and to participate in the show! Go to patreon.com/padreshottub to become a Patron for just $5 a month.

    Are We UNDER-rating Fernando Tatis Jr?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 72:13


    Craig Elsten and Chris Reed get together for the first PHT of 2023! WIthin, they discuss: Fernando Tatis Jr back in San Diego, cleared to resume baseball activityHave we gotten to the point where we're underrating FTJ?Padres sign glove-first sloppy Adam EngelPadres sign broken-elbow former prospect Brent HoneywellLin: Padres against “self imposed spending threshold”Trent Grisham, the player the discord can't stop talking aboutSchrodinger's Center FielderRIP Nate Colbert

    BONUS PODCAST: Have a Drink with Chris Reed

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 60:10


    Members of the Padres Hot Tub Patreon community receive our interview podcast, Have a Drink, weekly in their podcast feed. This week, we're unlocking Have a Drink for all subscribers, in order to better introduce Chris Reed. Chris, a working actor best known for his multi-season role on Sons of Anarchy, has been a member of the PHT community for a while now. Craig Elsten and Chris have a real conversation about the ups and downs of working in Hollywood searching for gigs, and each reveal their weirdest moment at a gig. Chris will be joining Craig for the next PHT baseball podcast next week, please enjoy this conversation as a get-to-know-you!

    Group Therapy: Moving Into 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2022 35:08


    Craig Elsten opened up the PHT Group Therapy stage on Friday night for patrons to say their goodbyes to John Gennaro, and to talk about the future of the community.

    2023 Season Predictions?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 70:47


    Craig and John get together one last time to talk about the San Diego Padres. They go through the news around the league regarding guys that we hoped might sign with the Padres before digging through A.J. Cassavell's predictions for the upcoming season.

    Reacting to Padres free agent signings

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 44:10


    Craig and John aren't done yet! The guys get together at John's house to talk through the San Diego Padres signing Matt Carpenter, Pedro Severino and Seth Lugo.

    The one where John quits the podcast (again)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2022 46:12


    You can expect VERY little baseball conversation in this episode. Instead, John explains why he's leaving Padres Hot Tub and talks with Craig about what the future of the podcast/community might be without him.

    Padres sign Xander Bogaerts!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2022 59:34


    While Craig and John were podcasting about the MLB Winter Meetings and the Padres striking out on Trea Turner and Aaron Judge, news broke that the team signed star SS Xander Bogaerts to an 11-year deal and sent the podcast off the rails.

    The Padres offered Trea Turner HOW MUCH?!?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2022 64:50


    Craig and John talk about the news coming out of the first day of the MLB Winter Meetings, including Trea Turner signing with the Philadelphia Phillies for $300M and the news that the San Diego Padres had offered him more.

    HOT TUB: News Roundup & Austin Nola Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 61:17


    Craig and John go over a bunch of Padres-related news before digging into their player review of Austin Nola.

    HOT TUB: News & Blake Snell 2022 Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 56:53


    Craig and John dig through the Jose Abreu rumors and discuss the San Diego Padres 2023 payroll before doing a full review of Blake Snell.

    HOT TUB: Hot stove & Ha-Seong Kim 2022 review

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 64:35


    Craig Elsten and John Gennaro talk about the San Diego Padres re-signing Robert Suarez and Nick Martinez before talking through some 1B options and doing a thorough review of Ha-Seong Kim's 2022 season (along with ideas for what to do with him in 2023).

    2022 Review: Jake Cronenworth

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2022 34:34


    Craig and John talk about the year Jake Cronenworth had, and really his entire career with the San Diego Padres, before getting into a deep discussion about if now is the right time for the team to consider trading him.

    HOT TUB: Free agent questions & Trent Grisham review

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 64:36


    Craig and John start the pod with news about a couple of opt-outs (Profar & Suarez) and some questions about what is going on with Nick Martinez before transitioning into a review of Trent Grisham and some debate about his future with the San Diego Padres.

    GROUP THERAPY: The Offseason Begins

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2022 62:01


    Craig Elsten is joined by Padres Hot Tub patrons live on our Discord server to talk about the Padres offseason beginning, how we feel about the World Series so far, and of course Fernando Tatis Jr.

    2023 San Diego Padres Offseason Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2022 90:58


    Heading into the offseason, Craig Elsten and John Gennaro get together to discuss some of the pressing questions that need to be answered about (and by) the San Diego Padres before the start of spring training.

    HOT TUB: 2022 Padres Postseason Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 66:08


    Craig and John turn their attention to the San Diego Padres' postseason and walk through each of the players for something of a report card on their performance, and determine who was the team's MVP of the playoffs.

    POST GAME: Phillies win NLCS 4-1, Padres head home

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 53:12


    Craig and John will reflect on a pretty special San Diego Padres season in a regular episode of the Padres Hot Tub this week, but this one is just talking about the fateful game 5 and the Bryce Harper home run that sent the Padres home by themselves.

    POST GAME: Padres fall behind 3-1, is the NLCS over?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2022 65:58


    After a disappointing loss by the San Diego Padres to the Philadelphia Phillies in game 4 of the NLCS, Craig and John talk to some patrons on the PHT Discord server about the game and what lies again.

    POST GAME: Padres lose NLCS Game 3, hopes remain high

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2022 37:05


    Craig Elsten and John Gennaro get together with their patrons on the PHT Discord server and find some silver linings from the Padres' 4-2 loss to the Phillies in Game 3 of the NLCS.

    POST GAME: Padres rally to win game 2, tie NLCS 1-1

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2022 76:46


    John Gennaro kicks off the show with a recap of an epic 8-5 win by the San Diego Padres over the Philadelphia Phillies in game 2 of the NLCS before Craig joins and talks about his experience of being at the game. All along the way, the guys are joined by patrons from the PHT Discord server!

    POST GAME: Padres go scoreless, lose game 1 of NLCS

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 53:39


    Game 1 of the NLCS went to the Philadelphia Phillies, who won an outstanding pitching duel between Zack Wheeler and Yu Darvish, and the San Diego Padres offense was very sad. As such, the post game show is a sad one.

    HOT TUB: Dodgers series recap, Phillies series preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2022 84:18


    Craig and John are back, in person, to put a bow on the San Diego Padres' Division Series win over the Los Angeles Dodgers before previewing the National League Championship Series against the Philadelphia Phillies.

    POST GAME: Padres beat Dodgers, advance to NLCS

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2022 76:23


    After an epic game 4 that saw the Padres make a late rally to take the lead, and included the fans singing along to Blink-182 in the rain, Craig Elsten and John Gennaro talk about the accomplishment of ousting the 111-win Dodgers from the playoffs with some of their favorite patrons.

    POST GAME: Padres take 2-1 lead over Dodgers in NLDS

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2022 80:36


    After another convincing victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers, Craig Elsten and John Gennaro talk with San Diego Padres fans about the win, the heroes of the game, and what tomorrow might bring.

    POST GAME: Padres win epic game 2, tie Dodgers 1-1 in NLDS

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 68:20


    After an absolutely epic 5-3 win over the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium, the San Diego Padres are returning home with home field advantage and their fans are beaming. Craig and John jumped on the PHT Discord, as they do after every playoff game, to chat about it with their patrons.

    POST GAME: Padres drop game 1 in L.A.

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 47:26


    After a disappointing outing from Mike Clevinger, the San Diego Padres lost game 1 of the NLDS to the Los Angeles Dodgers in a game that felt very close to having a different result. Craig and John jump on the PHT Discord and discuss, with patrons, different inflection points from this game and why they're confident heading into game 2.

    HOT TUB: Padres-Mets recap, Padres-Dodgers preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 83:18


    Craig and John are back to recap the San Diego Padres' series win over the New York Mets, including the fallout over Joe Musgrove's performance and whatever was making his ear red and shiny and pointing out some unsung heroes for the Padres.After, the guys turn their attention to previewing the NLDS between the Padres and Dodgers, comparing lineups and starting rotations and bullpens to see if San Diego has a real chance.

    POST GAME: Padres beat the Mets, advance to NLDS

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 84:26


    What an incredible night! The San Diego Padres put an absolute beatdown on the New York Mets to win the series, including an all-time performance from Joe Musgrove that we'll be talking about for years. Craig and John jumped on the PHT Discord to celebrate with fans and friends. Have a listen!

    POST GAME: Padres lose 7-3 to Mets, series tied 1-1

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2022 49:19


    After the Padres dropped game 2 of their Wild Card series against the Mets, Craig and John jumped on the PHT Discord server and chatted with each other and some patrons about it.

    HOT TUB: Padres take 1-0 lead over Mets in Wild Card Series

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2022 54:33


    After a very convincing 7-1 win over the New York Mets, Craig and John are joined by a bunch of San Diego Padres fans on the PHT Discord to talk about the win and heap praise upon the team.

    GROUP THERAPY: Bring on the Mets!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 64:28


    Craig and John are joined by their PHT patrons on the Discord server to talk about the Wild Card series between the Padres and Mets.

    Celebrating a playoff berth in the hot tub!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 76:11


    Craig Elsten and John Gennaro are, for the second time ever, doing a podcast from the one and only "Padres Hot Tub"!The guys reflect on the season, which will now end in the postseason, and talk about the team's path through the final series, potential playoff matchups, bullpen usage, and everything else.

    Post Game Show: One Step Away

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2022 34:40


    The Padres beat likely AL Cy Young winner Dylan Cease and the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night 5-2 at Petco Park. Combined with a last-out Brewers loss, the Padres' magic number is down to one to clinch a playoff berth. Craig Elsten is joined by some happy PHT fans on our discord stage to discuss a complete win, Mike Clevinger's great start, homers from Soto, Cronenworth and Machado, and getting behind the Padres for the final stretch run.

    Post Game Show: Suck It Dodgers, It's Alfaro Time!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 22:34


    Jorge Alfaro extends the all-time Padres record with his fifth walkoff of the season, this time in the most un-Alfaro-like fashion possible, a bases-loaded walkoff walk in the bottom of the 10th inning against LA, as the Padres beat the Dodgers 4-3. Craig Elsten joins a huge crowd on the PHT Patreon Discord stage even at 11pm on a Tuesday night, as the Padres cut their magic number to clinch a playoff berth to 4, winning a game they could have lost five different ways.

    HOT TUB: The final stretch!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 76:51


    Craig Elsten and John Gennaro chat, in front of a "live" studio audience on the PHT Discord server, about the last 9 games of the season and how confident they are in the San Diego Padres heading into tomorrow's series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    Post Game Show: Series Win at Coors Field!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 28:30


    Craig Elsten talks to the Padres Hot Tub Discord patrons live as the Padres beat the Rockies 13-6, taking two straight at Coors Field. The Padres' magic number to clinch a playoff berth is six, and Craig has some other encouraging numbers to share as well.

    GROUP THERAPY: A great series win vs. the Cardinals

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 61:20


    After the Padres close out the series against the Cardinals, Craig Elsten and John Gennaro jump on the Padres Hot Tub Discord to talk about strategies for the team between now and the start of the playoffs.

    HOT TUB: Here come the Padres!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 66:10


    After a three-game winning streak where it looks like the Padres have finally found some of their fire after being called out by their manager, Craig Elsten and John Gennaro dream big in the hot tub.

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