San Diego Padres Hire ASU Baseball Coach As Interim Manager
Arizona State University’s baseball team has produced a roster of Major League Baseball all-stars and legends over the years — like Reggie Jackson, Barry Bonds and Dustin Pedroia.
But it’s rare that a college baseball head coach moves on to become a Major League Baseball manager. This week, though, the San Diego Padres decided to hire ASU’s former head coach Pat Murphy to be their interim manager.
We talked with the Arizona Republic’s Jeff Metcalfe about Murphy.