"That's the first time I got closer to him," Showalter said. "He's got a good hand, a really good hand. He's got a changeup that will play better the higher he goes up against better hitters. When you're throwing an 87, 88 mph changeup in [rookie Class-A] Aberdeen, it's hitting pretty good speed. He's got a grasp of the changeup at a very young stage of his career. That plays. It means his breaking ball doesn't have to be that good."