"He's done that before, where you better get him [early]," Showalter said. "Probably his last inning was his best. He never really got in sync with a release point. You could tell he was a little out of sorts a little bit, but that's why you like to see a guy like him. There's a good feeling when he's out there pitching, because they know he's not going to ever give in. They kind of mirror his effort."