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Keith Lieppman On Dan Meyer's Progress

The past two seasons have been déjà vu all over again for Oakland A's prospect Dan Meyer. Every time he has made some progress in recovering from shoulder soreness, he has had a set-back. However, 2007 appears to be a different story. Meyer has been effective at Sacramento and is pain-free. We spoke to A's Director of Player Development Keith Lieppman about Meyer's progress this season.

After two years of mysterious shoulder soreness, Dan Meyer finally went under the knife last July to remove an impediment in his throwing shoulder. After a long off-season of rehab and a month in Arizona at extended spring training, Meyer is throwing effectively in the Sacramento River Cats' rotation and is seemingly 100 percent. Meyer has been particularly effective during his last two starts...

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