"It's always the endgame, the end product," Showalter said. "Do you have more runs than they do after 27 outs, sometimes 30 outs, sometimes [more]? … If it's not conventional, maybe that fits us really well. ... We do some things that make people scratch their head, but we don't. We know what we're after and how we get there. We don't care. It doesn't have to look aesthetically pleasing."