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A's Front Office Q&A: Keith Lieppman, P.2

While the Low-A Burlington Bees were in the Midwest League playoffs, Oakland A's Director of Player Development Keith Lieppman was in town for the best-of-three series between the Bees and former affiliate Kane County. Prior to Thursday night's Game Two, Bill Seals sat down with Lieppman for a question-and-answer session on the Bees' season. This is part two of that conversation.

Click here for part one. Bill Seals: Right-hander Jose Macias overcame some early-season struggles to become the team's top starter down the stretch. Keith Lieppman: A lot of it is confidence. Having been to both levels and going back to Vermont for a little while – I saw him dominate a couple games there and we realized he didn't belong there. He was higher than that level. But when he got back...

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