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Whitehurst on Storm pitching prospects

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Wally Whitehurst, now a pitching coach in the Pittsburgh Pirates system, was growing along with several prominent prospects in the San Diego Padres chain. He has seen the return of Cesar Carrillo while noting the progress of Nathan Culp, Mike DeMark, Corey Kluber, Cory Luebke, Ernesto Frieri, Brandon Gomes and the departed John Madden.

We'll start with Cesar Carrillo. His command obviously wasn't that great, but how was his progression through the year as he returned from what is major surgery? Wally Whitehurst: Coming back from something like that, it's just building arm strength throughout the summer, and he has done that. He has accomplished a lot of that. I'm sure he's not back to where he was before the surgery, but...

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