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Oakland A's third-round pick Sean Murphy talks post-draft transition

Oakland A's 2016 third-round pick Sean Murphy spoke with Corey Crisan after a game versus Mahoning Valley about his transition to pro baseball.

Oakland A's 2016 third-round pick Sean Murphy is off to a strong start to his professional career. On June 30, he became the first Vermont Lake Monsters' hitter to go 4-for-4 since Addison Russell in 2012. Murphy had a two-run single in the Lake Monsters' 7-0 win on Tuesday night. He is now batting .289 with a homer and four RBI in 11 games for Vermont. Murphy has also thrown out six of 13 attempted base-stealers. He was the first position player drafted by the A's in 2016.

Corey Crisan spoke with Murphy after Tuesday night's game about his transition from Wright State to professional baseball. Click below for the audio of the interview.

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