"Thinking back, I know it's going to be rocking tomorrow," Wainwright said. "I don't know how many people are here, but it's a lot of fans, bigger than most stadiums and very loud. I love that though. The louder the better. That plays right into my hands."
The Cardinals went through a full workout on a sunny and cool day at Dodger Stadium.
Manager Mike Matheny said his team's mentality has stayed the same throughout the season.
"We've had some brutal losses and the guys came back the next day like it never happened. We've had some exciting wins and we've come back the next day with a lot of hunger," he said. "That's what we continue to preach. That consistency is really in my mind what separates the good players from the very good players and the good teams from the very good teams."
The Dodgers have been down before in best-of-seven postseason series and come back. Three times they've trailed 2-0 in the World Series, most recently against the New York Yankees in 1981, and rallied to win titles each time.
"This team has been counted out a lot of times this year," Ethier said. "We figured out a way to get it done. We definitely have it in ourselves. We've proved that."