"We did it once for the benefit of giving Chris two workdays, but if you get an extra day for a pitcher, for the most part, you need to use it, because those days are precious to a starting pitcher to get that extra rest," Showalter said. "Those days will go away. Sometimes, when you look at their last outing, was it taxing? ... But if I get a chance to give somebody an extra day, I like to do it because you usually get a really good return for that."