"That will play against any team," Showalter said. "He had a lot of counts in his favor, a lot of strike ones. Very aggressive. He threw a lot of fastballs that started as balls and came to strikes, and then some strikes that went to balls. When he's doing [that], he's got a chance to have a pretty good outing. Mixed in the split and the breaking ball and he was able to get ahead of some guys early with the breaking ball."