UPDATE 1:04 PM: Surprisingly, the Padres will be going with Andy Green as their manager.
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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