Pat Murphy talked before the game Tuesday about how as a college coach at Notre Dame and Arizona State and as a minor-league manager he had always enjoyed seeing his players succeed at the next level.

Padres TV announcers Mark Grant and Jesse Agler mentioned Murphy may not have been so wild about seeing former Sun Devil Eric Sogard succeed when he drove in the game-winning RBI on a single in the ninth inning for the Oakland A’s, spoiling Murphy’s managerial debut with San Diego, 6-5.

“That stings a little bit to be honest with you,” Murphy told reporters after the game.

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