"I'm in one of the best rotations in the league," he said. "I get to be around guys who have been around for awhile. Waino, Westbrook, guys who've had more time. It's fun to be around guys like that.
"You just learn things every single day. We watch each others' 'pens, we watch each other work, and it's just hands on every single day. It's a blessing for me. Not every organization has that."
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