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Wilton Lopez

What happened to John Madden in 2007? Is R.J. Rodriguez the real deal? How good can San Diego Padres 40-man roster addition Wilton Lopez be? What steps forward did 2008 camp invite Jose Lobaton make? We went to pitching coach Steve Webber for those answers.

John Madden had some high expectations coming in but never seemed to regain his velocity. What did you see through the year? Steve Webber: From the time Spring Training started – and I didn't see him in '06 and had nothing to go on – but he looked uncomfortable on the mound and could find his release point. Then he had the back problem and, in my opinion, I don't think he was healthy all year... Recommended Stories

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