"When you know there's such a fine line there, the only way you find out if young guys can graduate is giving them the opportunity," Showalter said. "… I didn't want to blow up the long guy for tomorrow. You're starting a road trip and you want to keep your bullpen intact. Dylan was holding his stuff pretty well, and they hadn't seen him this year. We talked about it in advance meeting. There are times when a guy is rested and the other team hadn't seen him yet, he might get a little ambush the first time around."