On not getting to pitch against the Angels:
Well I'd definitely love to pitch in one of these games. ... These are going to be some intense games. They're going to be coming after us as hard as they can because they're trying to play for a spot in the playoffs.
On how much the extra rest helped:
I think it was huge for me, especially when you get that day off and get an extra day to get a little fatigue out of my body and get my legs back under me. Any time you get some rest in September, it could definitely help you a lot when you go into that stretch run at the end of the season.