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A’s 2022 Player Development staff includes new High-A, Low-A managers

The Oakland A’s announced their 2022 Player Development staff on Thursday, covering all kinds of areas around the organization including minor league managers, instructors, and overall farm coordinators. Click here to see the full list of names from the team’s press release.

At the top, Ed Sprague returns for his third season as the Director of Player Development. His predecessor, Kieth Lieppman, is back again in an advisory role, for his 52nd season in the organization.

Among other familiar names, Grady Fuson (Special Assistant to the General Manager), Gil Patterson (minor league pitching coordinator), and Jim Eppard (minor league hitting coordinator) stay in their same jobs.