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Whitehurst on Padres pitching prospects

Evan Scribner

Former Lake Elsinore Storm pitching coach Wally Whitehurst has been watching many of the San Diego Padres young arms for years. We asked him about Wilton Lopez, Drew Miller, R.J. Rodriguez, Evan Scribner, Rolando Valdez, and Robert Woodard.

Wilton Lopez came back down to you after starting the year in double A. He seemed to find himself. Is the biggest challenge for him maybe the mental side of things? Wally Whitehurst: It could be. I think he still needs to learn how to pitch. He goes out there and throws and it's easy to throw when you're throwing 95 like Wilton does, or 96. But, there are times where he still gets hit just... Recommended Stories

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