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Good Morning San Diego - December 7, 2021

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Everything you need to know about MLB news and your San Diego Padres for Tuesday, December 7, 2021.

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San Diego Padres News

The Padres’ 40-man roster is frozen amid a lockout, but there is plenty to think about (The Athletic)

Padres To Hire Ryan Christenson As Bench Coach (MLB Trade Rumors)

MLB News

A D.R. Legends Derby ... and Big Papi loses? (MLB.com)

Roundtable: Is Wagner a Hall of Famer? (MLB.com)

Mets set to interview 4 for manager (source) (MLB.com)

30 minutes? Story of the fastest game ever (MLB.com)

Who’s in the mix for A’s manager job? (MLB.com)

Remembering Gehrig’s special HOF election (MLB.com)

Carter, Smith ‘emotional’ over O’Neil election (MLB.com)

Top 10 moments of Johnny Bench’s career (MLB.com)

Padre of the Day

Heath Bell

MLB: SEP 22 Padres at Dodgers Photo by Chris Williams/Icon SMI/Corbis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Bell served in the Padres bullpen from 2007-2011 and was named to the NL All-Star team three times. He led the league in saves in 2009. In the 2012 offseason, Bell was a free agent and signed a contract with the Miami Marlins. He spent the 2013 season with the Arizona Diamondbacks and the 2014 season with the Tampa Bay Rays before retiring.