"He was optimistic last night, I wouldn't let him be anything else," Showalter said. "Unfortunately, he's had a little experience with it, so he knows the difference. He's joking around. He is speaking very positively, but until you get the doctors weigh in, you let the experts do their thing first. I've learned through the years. I know how I feel in my gut right now, but I'm as concerned, I want to see what they say."