Green was the third base coach for the Diamondbacks this year, and wasn't named among the finalists last night. It appears that Green, and not Sofield, was actually a finalist, according to Dennis Lin.
I'm not sure if Sofield will get another opportunity this off-season, but I don't think this will be the last Pirates coach or front office member who will be connected to a job opening, as that seems to be a growing trend the last two years.
1:05 AM: Rick Sofield has now had two interviews for the San Diego Padres open manager position, and according to Dennis Lin of...
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