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2009 In Review: Q&A With Keith Lieppman, P. 2

In Part Two of our lengthy, season-end conversation with Oakland A's Director of Player Development Keith Lieppman, we discuss the progress of some 2009 draft picks, the fall plans for Michael Ynoa, Fautino De Los Santos and Sean Doolittle, some surprising performances, and more...

For Part One of this interview, please click here OaklandClubhouse: You got some pretty interesting performances from your 2009 draft picks, in particular Conner Crumbliss and Paul Smyth. What did you see from them? Keith Lieppman: Crumbliss, at first, reminded us a lot of Steve Stanley and the impact that he had, but this guy can play the infield and he has a little bit more power than Steve...

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