"I think you look at it kind of like a utility infielder," Showalter said. "I think he can handle a lot of different roles. … It's not always a flawless performance. All pitchers have their dents in their armor, but it's also a reason why they're around long. Knock on wood, Edwin's been a real — I don't want to say rubber arm — a guy who can pitch almost every day, walk in 20 minutes before game time and [tell him], 'So and so is sick you're starting tonight,' and he's ready. His reputation is really good in baseball. The people who have had him all speak positively of him."