"Yeah. he's always had an electric arm and wants to be out there, a good competitor," he said. "He's probably what, mid 20s? Back then, he was a good pitcher and you knew he was going to be good."
"David told me whatever happened last night, just focus on pitching," said De La Rosa, who allowed four hits and struck out eight without issuing a walk in his first start since July 31, 2011, when he was with the Los Angeles Dodgers.