Posted July 28, 2012 on athletics.scout.com
BURLINGTON, IA - Oakland A's Director of Player Development Keith Lieppman is currently in Burlington, Iowa, with the A's Low-A affiliate. Burlington correspondent Bill Seals caught-up with Lieppman for a Q&A. In part one, the two discuss the Bees' pitching staff, Brad Peacock, Max Muncy and the plans for Nolan Sanburn's 2012 debut.
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