"We were in a position to win the game," said reliever Ryan Mattheus. "When you walk away with a loss when you were in a position to win the game, it's tough to swallow."
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"I was in the Gulf Coast League, and I had nerves like I was here," Mattheus, himself approaching the one-year anniversary of his first rehab outing, said from the comfort of a major league clubhouse.
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