"It's been fun to be a part of, the [starters] have been great so far in going deep in games and making it easy for us. We're not getting used and abused all day long. It's been fun to watch and it's been fun just to see this team," he said.
"That's why, for me, throwing strikes is key right now," he said. "If I get ahead of hitters, I minimize the pitches they see. I don't know them, but at the same time they've never faced me, so I can use that to my advantage a little bit."