"I didn't consider it too long, but I understand what topics of conversations are. They are certainly not going to be about the three or four above-average plays he has made. It's going to be about the other stuff. We had plenty of opportunities in that game last night to not make anything like that matter," Showalter said. "Mark and I talked today. We have an off-day tomorrow. Head out on the road, and I thought it was important for him to get right back on the horse."