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The most reserved reaction to the win belonged to manager Manny Acta, whose muted response dripped with the perspective of a man who’s trying to help a young team put a strong finish on a miserable year.

If there’s any sign of that coming through the last eight games, which followed a 12-game losing streak, that’s all Acta is concerned with.

“I don’t remember [the losing streak],” Acta said. “I just remember that we have played good the last four games. I’m happy to see the guys doing the things we weren’t doing earlier. We’re enjoying it right now. We just want to win as many games as we can and continue to make progress.”