Such enthusiasm. And off the short break that comes with beating the Texas Rangers in Game 7, too.
Matheny said the entire staff was watching when former 20-game winner Adam Wainwright threw off a mound a few days ago. He is set to return to the rotation after reconstructive elbow surgery sidelined him all of 2011.
"I've been here a couple days and it's just blown me away, how many guys are here," Matheny said. "That they're this anxious to get going again, I think it says a lot about their individual character and kind of the makeup of this team. So, a lot to be excited about."
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