Ryan Christenson

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Ryan Alan Christenson

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Biographical Information[edit]

Ryan Christenson was a bit player for the Oakland A's between 1998 and 2000, routinely playing more than 100 games and gradually phasing into a defensive replacement. He split the ensuing three seasons with four different teams, finishing his career batting .222 in 452 games.

In 2013, he returned to the A's organization as a minor league manager, working his way up each the ladder of the chain until joining the big league coaching staff prior to the 2018 season and staying until the end of 2021, when he was the team's bench coach. He then accompanied manager Bob Melvin, who had been named manager of the San Diego Padres, becoming his bench coach in 2022 and also held the job in 2023.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2013 Beloit Snappers Midwest League 77-62 5th Oakland A's Lost in 2nd round
2014 Stockton Ports California League 85-55 1st Oakland A's Lost in 1st round
2015 Midland RockHounds Texas League 83-57 2nd Oakland A's League Champs
2016 Midland RockHounds Texas League 78-62 2nd Oakland A's League Champs
2017 Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League 68-71 8th Oakland A's

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