"I just asked him how he felt. He said he felt good. I just asked him, 'Did things kind of speed up on you a little bit?' That's what it kind of looked like from out vantage point," Hammel said. "That's just the nature of the beast, how a competitive guy really wants to rise to the challenge and really starts pushing harder. And in that situation, you've just got to kind of step back and slow things down. It's his second start in the big leagues, things like that are going to happen. I just tried to let him know things are going to be fine. His stuff plays at this level."