MLB: Bob Melvin takes away their bench coach from the Athletics and takes him to Padres

One of the trusted lieutenants of Bob melvin will join the manager in San Diego as the Padres will sign Ryan Christenson as his new bench coach. Christenson served as Melvin’s bench coach with the Athletics for the past four seasons (2018-2021).

Christenson has long-standing ties to Oakland, working as a minor league coach from 2013 to 2017 and also played for the Athletics from 1998 to 2001, after being selected by the club in 1995:

The 47-year-old former player saw MLB action with four different teams during his six seasons on the Show, and although he played 60 games for the Rangers in 2003, this was only a year before he Padres president of baseball operations AJ Preller He was initially hired to join the Texas organization.

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The firing of manager Jayce Tingler after the season also led to a review of the Padres coaching staff. Along with Christenson, Ruben Niebla is the new pitching coach, Michael Brdar the new hitting coach and Francisco Cervelli was hired as the catching coach. According to Lin, the Padres will announce their full list of coaches next week.

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I am fond of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and in general all of Mexican baseball. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover major events such as the Caribbean Series, the LMB All Star, LMP (uninterrupted since 2009), signings of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, albeit as a fan. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even an NBA friendly 10 years ago, but I carry baseball in my veins. Graduated in Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) , from which I graduated in 2011. I was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and started in the world of sports journalism in 2004 in the newspaper El Sol de Mazatlán, where I was a baseball columnist and reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I came to El Debate as a journalist reporter and it was almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to the radio providing my services in Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and within days, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. That is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

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MLB: Bob Melvin takes away their bench coach from the Athletics and takes him to Padres